Port of Oakland

Port of Oakland members affiliated with Local 21 to promote high standards of professionalism in the workplace. We perform a diverse range of jobs from engineering to public relations to everything in between for the Port of Oakland and Oakland Airport.

We have come to an agreement on every single proposal in this round of negotiations, yet the Port will not sign the final TA’s. Why? Because they want to take-away fundamental union rights from your fellow Local 21 members. Read more about it here.


Chapter News and Events

Alameda Labor Council Honors Two Local 21 Members


Local 21 members filled two tables at the Alameda County Labor Council Award Dinner Friday night.  For the second year in a row, Local 21 members were among the honorees. 

Tom Manley, Local 21 Vice President for Legislative & Political Action, was honored for his volunteer political work, spending hundreds of hours phone banking and getting-out-the-vote in support of our candidates. 

East Bay MUD Member Shares the Facts on Pensions


In an April 26 Letter to the Editor, East Bay MUD Local 21 member Joe Young debunked some myths around California public employee pensions.

He pointed out that public employee compensation is in line with the private sector and that pension expenses account for less than 5% of the general fund.

“A 5 percent item in the budget will not bring the state to its knees and is not the cause of all our problems,” wrote Young.