News March 22, 2023
Members are invited to join us at the SDCERA Trustee Candidate Endorsement Meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 28. Help determine which candidates can best protect our Union-won retirement benefit.
March 16, 2023
Sign up at seiu221.org/steward
March 16, 2023
At 9 a.m. Saturday, March 18, education and childcare workers across the country, in different areas and work places, will come together with one voice to make bold demands for our families, our students and our communities.
February 27, 2023
Come meet the Western Region Latino Caucus Chair and shape the group's new vision.
February 25, 2023
Attend the early endorsement meeting for Vice Chair Terra Lawson-Remer as we prepare for 2024. This is an opportunity to ask Supervisor Lawson-Remer questions and share the issues and challenges of employees.
February 9, 2023
Join us on Feb. 28 to hear SDCERA Board Members discuss important updates on our Union-won retirement benefit. We will hear directly from three Board Trustees: San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister and SEIU Local 221 Union Members Bob Goodchild and Lisa Rhone.
January 30, 2023
Find out more and apply at seiu221.org/power
January 26, 2023
Add your name to support custodial workers in their battle with contractor Nova Commercial Co. at San Diego County buildings
January 26, 2023
California has a compensation crisis, not a court reporter shortage
January 11, 2023
Sign up to support the 41st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and the social justice movement in our Union together
January 9, 2023
Sign the petition to demand MAAC follow the contract and recognize the holiday
December 30, 2022
Volunteers joined a paid training and Union-building opportunity available only to members who exemplify the qualities of leadership.
December 13, 2022
Tell County senior management and executives that they need to stop assigning more work than we can finish in eight hours.
December 9, 2022
Sign the petition to ask her to listen at seiu221.org/sheriff
December 8, 2022
Congress must pass the Good Jobs for Good Airports Act
December 6, 2022
County: Even Protective Services teleworkers must use headquarters as start, end for calculation
November 21, 2022
Court Reporters are the guardians of the official record and the Court should spend its more than $2 million in funding to incentivize and retain these positions
October 10, 2022
Red Cross members win 6% raise, longevity pay, more
October 7, 2022
Mark your ballot early and make sure to return it before Nov. 8.
September 27, 2022
Fill out the member survey by going to seiu221.org/survey
September 14, 2022
Union members at San Diego Housing Commission vote 'yes,' next comes board, council approval
September 8, 2022
SEIU Local 221’s annual membership meeting is 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.
July 29, 2022
Add your idea for our next fight. Our organizing team will follow up with you to discuss
July 20, 2022
Join us from noon to 1 p.m. Friday to ask questions and find out specifics about the Union-won raise that we should see in Friday's paychecks!
July 12, 2022
Call San Diego Council Members to demand a fair contract
July 11, 2022
Join your fellow Union members at the San Diego Pride Parade where we will be celebrating "Justice with Joy"
July 1, 2022
We are pleased to confirm the Board of Supervisors officially approved our three-year agreement with the County this week and it is in effect.
July 1, 2022
We need to attract and retain experienced staff to do vital work at SDHC like addressing the homelessness crisis.
June 21, 2022
Ever wanted to know more about what being a Union member means?
June 16, 2022
Do you know County employees in any of these jobs? Facilities Management (such as Maintenance, Plumber, Electrician), Fleet Services (Technicians and Drivers), Emergency Services, Public Works or Wastewater Management
June 13, 2022
Include all eligible County workers in bilingual-pay increase
June 8, 2022
We need a Protective Service Worker compaction adjustment - anyone can sign on to support this change
June 7, 2022
Your union closely examined the records and platforms of these candidates. On the issues that matter most – healthcare, retirement, job security – they are the best choice to support working families
June 6, 2022
The final steps in the process are approval by the Board of Supervisors, scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 14, with a second reading June 28
May 26, 2022
Union-won benefit at Episcopal Community Services will continue until the end of June, and Union Stewards will meet with management about extending it if gas prices stay high.
May 26, 2022
Deliver Unfair Labor Practice Strike Authorization notice
May 25, 2022
Your Bargaining Team unanimously recommends a 'yes' vote on our tentative agreement with the County
May 20, 2022
Your Bargaining Team unanimously came to a tentative agreement with the County on May 19
May 18, 2022
Tuesday's Contract Action Team meeting had so many people that Zoom couldn’t accommodate everyone
May 13, 2022
Contract Action Team Meeting (hybrid) 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17
May 10, 2022
On Tuesday morning we were a huge presence at the Board of Supervisors and our message was clear: a strong contract starts with "More than 4."
May 6, 2022
Thursday night's Contract Action Team Meeting was powerful
April 26, 2022
Saturday's Super Rally lived up to its name
April 21, 2022
Vote for SEIU-endorsed candidate R.W. “Bob” Goodchild for SDCERA Board of Retirement this week when the Registrar of Voters ballots should arrive for all SDCERA members in interoffice mail.
April 15, 2022
Thursday night’s Contract Action Team meeting was the biggest Zoom turnout in our Union’s history!
April 11, 2022
We must be united to ensure that the County respects us, protects us and pays us
April 6, 2022
The San Diego County Supervisors couldn't miss us on Tuesday
March 30, 2022
Thousands of child care teachers and providers from across the country are coming together to make our voices heard.
March 29, 2022
For six months our fellow Union members at MAAC have been fighting for a fair contract.
March 28, 2022
How will you support a strong contract?
March 25, 2022
Your Bargaining Team is coming out strong! Thursday, our team presented an ambitious proposal to County senior management that reflects our value to the County and our communities.
March 22, 2022
Our Bargaining Team is only as strong as our membership! Make a plan to join your worksite Unity Rally this week - in-person or online. If you need info contact CountyContract@seiu221.org
March 16, 2022
SEIU members from across the county, backed by a sea of SEIU members in the audience, stood before the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to testify about our struggles and the need for a strong contract that address the neglect of our workforce for a generation. We also brought thousands of petitions supporting a strong contract and our Bargaining Team.
March 16, 2022
Our union family includes thousands of working people who have deep ties to Ukraine and painful memories of still-recent conflict and hardship
March 7, 2022
For those who joined SEIU Unity Day, there was a preview of what’s going on at the Bargaining Table.
March 3, 2022
Join us starting at 9 a.m. March 5 at Teralta Park for SEIU Unity Day. Add your 'strong contract goals' stay for tacos and a Union T-shirt or just drive by.
February 14, 2022
We now have had five bargaining sessions with the County, and we are pleased to share that they have all been productive so far.
January 26, 2022
Board votes to add SEIU Local 221's Crystal Irving as IEB member
January 25, 2022
Congratulations to all SEIU MEA National City represented employees!
January 22, 2022
San Diego County adds holiday after SEIU advocacy
January 18, 2022
Iris Trammel, President of the African American Action Committee, talks about added County holiday, Juneteenth celebration and upcoming meeting with Supervisors
January 7, 2022
Learn about the impacts of privatization through a racial justice lens - Feb. 10
January 6, 2022
SEIU Nurse Alliance launches on-demand education library
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.
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.
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.
September 17, 2021
Thanks to all who attended the San Diego Contract Campaign Bargaining launch meeting. We are fired up to negotiate a contract that rewards hard-working employees who provide vital services to our communities.
September 16, 2021
More than 40 Organizing Committees have been meeting to prepare for the 2022 San Diego Contract Campaign since early spring. Now our County campaign is entering a new stage. Join us Sept. 16 and learn about how the Bargaining Team will fight to win a strong San Diego County contract, how to join the Bargaining Team and what's next in our campaign.
August 20, 2021
In the August paycheck, we should receive San Diego County COVID-19 compensation in one of the following categories: hazard pay ranging from $1,500 to $2,500 or teleworking payments of $750.
July 2, 2021
After a year of work in the streets, at the Board of Supervisors and at the bargaining table, the SEIU hazard pay bargaining team has finalized the COVID-19 Compensation Framework with the County.
June 29, 2021
Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the County of San Diego Fiscal Year 2021-’22 Budget on June 29.
May 17, 2021
On May 6, the County Chief Administrative Officer released the proposed $7 billion San Diego County 2021-22 Fiscal Year Budget.
March 16, 2020
Coronavirus-related bargaining updates.