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Support Airport Workers

December 8, 2022

Congress must pass the Good Jobs for Good Airports Act

Support Airport Workers

Management gives mileage guidance to PSWs

December 6, 2022

County: Even Protective Services teleworkers must use headquarters as start, end for calculation

Management gives mileage guidance to PSWs

SEIU statement: We will continue to hold Court managers accountable

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

SEIU statement: We will continue to hold Court managers accountable

Tentative Agreement overwhelmingly ratified

October 10, 2022

Red Cross members win 6% raise, longevity pay, more

Tentative Agreement overwhelmingly ratified

Vote for SEIU endorsed candidates

October 7, 2022

Mark your ballot early and make sure to return it before Nov. 8.

Vote for SEIU endorsed candidates

What is your vision for your Union?

September 27, 2022

Fill out the member survey by going to seiu221.org/survey

What is your vision for your Union?

SDHC tentative deal overwhelmingly approved

September 14, 2022

Union members at San Diego Housing Commission vote 'yes,' next comes board, council approval

SDHC tentative deal overwhelmingly approved

Membership Meeting (hybrid)

September 8, 2022

SEIU Local 221’s annual membership meeting is 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.

Membership Meeting (hybrid)

What should our next SEIU Local 221 Union victory be?

July 29, 2022

Add your idea for our next fight. Our organizing team will follow up with you to discuss

What should our next SEIU Local 221 Union victory be?

Friday: Raise Day and Zoom call for paycheck questions

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!

Friday: Raise Day and Zoom call for paycheck questions

We are increasing the pressure at San Diego Housing Commission

July 12, 2022

Call San Diego Council Members to demand a fair contract

We are increasing the pressure at San Diego Housing Commission

March with your Union at this weekend's Pride Parade

July 11, 2022

Join your fellow Union members at the San Diego Pride Parade where we will be celebrating "Justice with Joy"

March with your Union at this weekend's Pride Parade

County Contract has been officially approved

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.

County Contract has been officially approved

San Diego Housing Commission petition

July 1, 2022

We need to attract and retain experienced staff to do vital work at SDHC like addressing the homelessness crisis.

San Diego Housing Commission petition

Unlock the power of your Union

June 21, 2022

Ever wanted to know more about what being a Union member means?

Unlock the power of your Union

Two minutes to make your Union stronger

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

Two minutes to make your Union stronger

Add your name now

June 13, 2022

Include all eligible County workers in bilingual-pay increase

Add your name now

PSW Petition

June 8, 2022

We need a Protective Service Worker compaction adjustment - anyone can sign on to support this change

PSW Petition

Vote in June primary with union-member endorsements

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

Vote in June primary with union-member endorsements

BREAKING: SEIU members overwhelmingly ratify foundational contract!

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

BREAKING: SEIU members overwhelmingly ratify foundational contract!

Union wins ECS gas stipend

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.

 Union wins ECS gas stipend

MAAC members unanimously authorize ULP strike

May 26, 2022

Deliver Unfair Labor Practice Strike Authorization notice

MAAC members unanimously authorize ULP strike

Ratification schedule

May 25, 2022

Your Bargaining Team unanimously recommends a 'yes' vote on our tentative agreement with the County

Ratification schedule

Bargaining Team unanimously approves tentative agreement

May 20, 2022

Your Bargaining Team unanimously came to a tentative agreement with the County on May 19

Bargaining Team unanimously approves tentative agreement

Bargaining Update: We broke Zoom + Thursday CAT meeting

May 18, 2022

Tuesday's Contract Action Team meeting had so many people that Zoom couldn’t accommodate everyone

Bargaining Update: We broke Zoom + Thursday CAT meeting

Find out where we stand at Contract Action Team Meeting

May 13, 2022

Contract Action Team Meeting (hybrid) 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17

Find out where we stand at Contract Action Team Meeting

2,500 signatures demanding a fair contract - and we won't stop

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."

2,500 signatures  demanding a fair contract - and we won't stop

We need more than 4

May 6, 2022

Thursday night's Contract Action Team Meeting was powerful

We need more than 4

Super Rally was a milestone contract event, but we won't stop

April 26, 2022

Saturday's Super Rally lived up to its name

Super Rally was a milestone contract event, but we won't stop

Vote Bob Goodchild for SDCERA Board of Retirement

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.

Vote Bob Goodchild for SDCERA Board of Retirement

Contract Update: 600-plus at CAT meeting ready to fight for a fair contract!

April 15, 2022

Thursday night’s Contract Action Team meeting was the biggest Zoom turnout in our Union’s history!

Contract Update: 600-plus at CAT meeting ready to fight for a fair contract!

Don't miss Contract Action Team meeting Thursday

April 11, 2022

We must be united to ensure that the County respects us, protects us and pays us

Don't miss Contract Action Team meeting Thursday

What will the County response be to our opening proposal?

April 6, 2022

The San Diego County Supervisors couldn't miss us on Tuesday

What will the County response be to our opening proposal?

Join childcare tele-town hall April 2

March 30, 2022

Thousands of child care teachers and providers from across the country are coming together to make our voices heard.

Join childcare tele-town hall April 2

Help MAAC members win a strong contract

March 29, 2022

For six months our fellow Union members at MAAC have been fighting for a fair contract.

Help MAAC members win a strong contract

Take action to win a strong contract on April 5

March 28, 2022

How will you support a strong contract?

Take action to win a strong contract on April 5

SEIU's opening San Diego County Bargaining bid

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.

SEIU's opening San Diego County Bargaining bid

Bargaining update: money, teleworking and more

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

Bargaining update: money, teleworking and more

Board of Supervisors chambers flooded with purple and thousands of petitions

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.

Board of Supervisors chambers flooded with purple and thousands of petitions

SEIU member solidarity with Ukraine

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

SEIU member solidarity with Ukraine

What’s going on at the Bargaining Table?

March 7, 2022

For those who joined SEIU Unity Day, there was a preview of what’s going on at the Bargaining Table.

What’s going on at the Bargaining Table?

Join SEIU Unity Day at Teralta Park

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.

Join SEIU Unity Day at Teralta Park

A sweet County contract bargaining update - your action needed

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.

A sweet County contract bargaining update - your action needed

President joins SEIU International Executive Board

January 26, 2022

Board votes to add SEIU Local 221's Crystal Irving as IEB member

President joins SEIU International Executive Board

National City contract overwhelmingly approved

January 25, 2022

Congratulations to all SEIU MEA National City represented employees!

National City contract overwhelmingly approved

Read the Juneteenth Letter of Understanding

January 22, 2022

San Diego County adds holiday after SEIU advocacy

Read the Juneteenth Letter of Understanding

SEIU wins County holiday

January 18, 2022

Iris Trammel, President of the African American Action Committee, talks about added County holiday, Juneteenth celebration and upcoming meeting with Supervisors

SEIU wins County holiday

Webinar: Threats facing public services

January 7, 2022

Learn about the impacts of privatization through a racial justice lens - Feb. 10

Webinar: Threats facing public services

SEIU offers nurses education library that we can access any time

January 6, 2022

SEIU Nurse Alliance launches on-demand education library

SEIU offers nurses education library that we can access any time

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

County Contract Campaign Bargaining Launch next steps

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.

County Contract Campaign Bargaining Launch next steps

San Diego Contract Campaign Bargaining launch

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.

San Diego Contract Campaign Bargaining launch

Union-negotiated hazard-pay or telework stipend

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.

Union-negotiated hazard-pay or telework stipend

BREAKING: Hazard pay, teleworking, union bonus details

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.

BREAKING: Hazard pay, teleworking, union bonus details

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

June 29, 2021

Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the County of San Diego Fiscal Year 2021-’22 Budget on June 29.

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

Proposed County budget makes progress, but we need to fight for more!

May 17, 2021

On May 6, the County Chief Administrative Officer released the proposed $7 billion San Diego County 2021-22 Fiscal Year Budget.

Proposed County budget makes progress, but we need to fight for more!

Coronavirus-related bargaining unit updates

March 16, 2020

Coronavirus-related bargaining updates.

Coronavirus-related bargaining unit updates