Local 21 in 2018: Year in Review!
As 2018 comes to an end, let's reflect on our incredible accomplishments this year as Local 21!
Sign a Gold Card Today! Choose Union!
Have you signed a Gold Card yet? It's going to take all of us together to keep our union strong. Recommit to our union today!
Local 21 is Stronger Than Ever! Watch our 1:17 celebration video!
Local 21 has reached 90% membership! This is OUR union, and we're keeping it strong!
Working People Know It’s Not the Billionaires Watching Out for Us
Local 21 condemns the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn decades of labor law precedent with Janus v. AFSCME.
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2018 Local 21 Year in Review


As 2018 comes to an end, we're reflecting on the incredible Local 21 accomplishments – made possible by members like you – from this year.

VICTORY! Tentative Agreement is reached at the 9 Union Healthcare Coalition Table in Contra Costa County


At the 11th hour, a Tentative Agreement for a 3-year contract extension was reached in Contra Costa County. For years, County workers have seen their wage increases eaten up by out-of-control healthcare premium increases that made already unaffordable healthcare costs worse. The County ranks last in public employee healthcare costs in the Bay Area, with family premium costs that were set to rise to $947 per month on the Kaiser plan in 2019.

You Better Watch Out; There’s a New Grinch in Town!


There’s a new Grinch in town: The Freedom Foundation. Instead of Christmas gifts, they’re trying to steal something more valuable: our voice and power at the workplace.The Freedom Foundation has officially announced that they are starting “Operation Worker Freedom” in California. Over the next six weeks, dozens of their canvassers will be deployed to harass workers like us at government office buildings in 10 major California cities.