Unit 21: Educational Consultants and Librarians


Unit 21
Educational Consultants & Librarians

The educational consultants and librarians of Unit 21 includes consultants who work with educational programs from pre-kindergarten through post-secondary or higher education, and the state librarians and archivists.


Notice received on the Updated Telework Policy
SEIU Local 1000 / DSS Meet and Confer Update

On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, SEIU Local 1000 held a meet and confer with the Department of Social Services (DSS) regarding the notice received on the Updated Telework Policy.

We used this meeting to address concerns that the telework stipend form is one pretext towards eroding Bargaining Unit 21 Fair Labor Standards Act-exempt (FLSA-exempt) status and the provisions we have in our Contract (Articles 19.19.21 and 19.19.21(a)).


CDCR Meet & Confer Update
Title 15 regulations governing the Inmate Grievance process

Our Union team met with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on Tuesday May 10, 2022, regarding updates to Title 15 regulations governing the Inmate Grievance process. The Department is required to implement these updates by the Armstrong court decision, with the majority of the updated language relating to the process that the Department must follow for investigations into staff misconduct. Emergency regulations were implemented in January of this year, but the permanent regulations are still being drafted.


Bilingual Differential Increase Implementation

For the first time in 42 years, we were able to increase the Bilingual Pay Differential to $200/month. This comes after 20 years of fighting for an increase including a joint task force and hundreds of members telling their story. We have been fighting for the implementation of