With the San Francisco election less than two weeks away, Local 21 is bumping up our work to pass Proposition C for fair retirement changes and to Defeat Proposition D, the retirement rip-off.
San Francisco’s Proposition C was put on the ballot by labor, city leaders, and other stakeholders, and will save at least $1.3 billion for the City over the next decade, strengthen our pension plan, minimize layoffs, and protect services by making smart, sustainable changes to the contribution structure of the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System. Prop.
Election Day is just around the corner, and many voters will be receiving their vote-by-mail ballots soon. Local 21 is sending each member with a San Francisco or Oakland mailing address on file a palm card listing our Union's endorsements which you can take to the polls with you, or use to fill out your vote-by-mail ballot at home. See a complete list of Local 21 endorsements, or watch out for your palm card in the mail!
San Francisco leaders Mary Marzotto (Vice President for San Francisco), Larry Griffin (SF Political Action Committee Co-Chair), and Jo Elias-Jackson (IT chapter and SF PAC member) recently participated in a Leadership Institute organized by the San Francisco Labor Council.
On Tuesday, July 12, Jeff Adachi submitted more than 70,000 signatures for his "Son of B" pension measure that will cut our pay by up to 16%. On Wednesday July 6, the San Francisco Chronicle reported that Adachi had over 100 campaign staff getting paid $5 for each signature they collected in support of the “Son of B” ballot measure. Many signature gatherers were flown in from out of state.