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Watch newest video, and button up every Tuesday and Friday!

Video #2: San Francisco Negotiations and Healthcare


I encourage you to watch our short video response to the City’s proposal on employee healthcare. Little progress is being made at the bargaining table; salaries, along with healthcare continue to loom as the key issues. Malea Chavez, a member of our research team, is covered by one of the City’s health plans, and is our spokesperson on this issue.

SF Members Villareal-Mayer, Ascano Receive "Good Government Awards"


On Monday, March 19th, Local 21 members and other public employees recognized for their creative service to the City, will be honored at the 32nd Annual Good Government Awards. Two Local 21 members will receive this award for their assistance in developing a Municipal Tax Automation system.

Local 21 Proposes 3.2% Raise, City of San Francisco Proposes Major Cuts


Clearly, Local 21’s view of what’s fair and what our economic future holds is strikingly different from the City of San Francisco’s. Based on the quickly improving budget data, Local 21’s San Francisco Bargaining Team, who began negotiations one month ago, formally proposed a 3.2% wage increase. This is the same CPI-driven increase granted to all City contractors last January. 

San Francisco Members Begin Bargaining First Full Contract In Six Years


For more information, visit our San Francisco 2012 Bargaining Page.

Local 21’s 24-person Bargaining Team representing membe

Health Services Board Approves New Co-Pays


On January 12, the Health Service Board approved increases in member co-pays for the six-month benefits period, July 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to approve these changes on February 1, 2012 at the Budget Committee meeting. Supervisor Carmen Chu, Chair of Budget Committee, articulated reasons for the 6-month change. 

Union Prepares for 2012 Bargaining


*Visit the SF Bargaining Section on our website for detailed updates*

As we head into 2012, our Union is ramping

Progress or Peril: Citywide Labor-Management Committee On PSCs


Last April, the City and Unions broke new ground when they launched a citywide labor-management committee, charged with recommending improvements to current city practices of outsourcing work through Personal Services Contracts (PSCs) and Job Order Contracts (JOCs)/ Construction Maintenance Agreements.