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Together We Rise

SEIU Local 221, which represents more than 13,000 workers in San Diego and Imperial county, is a diverse, member-driven organization working in many occupations to make our counties a safe and healthy place to live, work and raise our families. We nurse our sick, educate our children, care for our seniors and provide a host of other important services throughout our communities.

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SEIU members are united across race, religion, industry and geography to improve our jobs and our communities.

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Politics

Hold politicians accountable to working families. We can only do that if we stand together.

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Employers

We represent employees in San Diego and Imperial counties who work for county, local city governments, clinics and school districts, as well as Head Start.

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Representation

The Advocacy Center is available at (858) 268-7020. It includes a network of stewards and provides representation during discipline hearings, training and contract enforcement.

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Stewards

As frontline leaders at the worksite, we are problem solvers, educators, and communicators. And, most importantly, we are organizers.

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Organizing Committee

The Organizing Committee will serve as the hub of information and action for our San Diego County contract campaign in 2021 and 2022.

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Bargaining Team ready to negotiate

Bargaining Team members will represent us, San Diego County employees, to make sure that we get a contract that recognizes our hard work during this unprecedented health crisis and have the tools we need to continue serving San Diego communities.

County Contract information

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Don't miss the County Contract Bargaining Kickoff

November 11, 2021

Are you ready for a County contract that reflects our hard work and dedication. All County members should sign up for the Virtual County Contract Bargaining Kickoff Meeting next week to learn about San Diego County Bargaining.

Don't miss the County Contract Bargaining Kickoff

Victory: Union makes Sheriff end English-only policy

October 29, 2021

Can you get disciplined for speaking Spanish in the workplace in 2021? Sadly, the answer to that question was 'yes' until SEIU members got involved.

Victory: Union makes Sheriff end English-only policy

Oct. 16 - join us as we launch a new union era

October 4, 2021

SEIU Local 221’s annual membership meeting is 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. We will have discussions and updates on winning for our members and working families, what’s at stake and our plan to win better contracts.

Oct. 16 - join us as we launch a new union era

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Strike Fund

A strike fund makes it possible to assist each other financially during a strike.

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Strike Fund

Coronavirus-related bargaining unit updates

Updates regarding all bargaining units around COVID-19 based changes.

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Coronavirus-related bargaining unit updates

Budget a milestone for County workers, residents, equity and racial justice

Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the County of San Diego Fiscal Year 2021-'22 Budget in June.

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Budget a milestone for County workers, residents, equity and racial justice