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.

Major Wins for Local 21 on Election Day


Local 21 members scored major victories in the November elections. Across the Bay Area, Local 21 candidates and ballot measure won in over 85% of the races where our union made an endorsement.

Local 21 Members Strengthen Our Power through Leadership Academy Trainings


At the Academy members build community with one another, learn about the forces that are impacting our economy, what we need to do to build power, and gain leadership skills.

Help Get Out the Vote


No matter where you live, there is something you can do to help. Join as we make calls and knock on doors to remind voters to exercise their rights.

Local 21 Hayward Members Get a New Contract Through Unity and Membership Strength


Union solidarity and strong membership were important factors for the successful contract campaign. We had a strong start to the bargaining campaign with an ice cream social kick off in front of City Hall; we made sure City Councilmembers saw our solidarity.

Sunnyvale Members Win More than $264,000 in Unpaid Overtime


Members from one of Local 21’s newest chapters have won a major grievance over mandatory unpaid work. Though the numbers are still being calculated, the settlement will be more than $264,000 and will be distributed to 23 current members and 13 retirees.

Mabuhay! October is Filipino American History Month!


Here are a few facts about Filipino American history that might surprise you and make you say “Talaga?” (Really?)

Local 21 Members Hold Event to Feed the Homeless


Members from the Health Care Professionals Chapter planned and held a volunteer event where Local 21 members gave back to the community through volunteer work.

CCSF Bargaining is Around the Corner


As we head into contract bargaining with the City and County of San Francisco, the state of our Union is strong and we are getting stronger.  We are at over 90% membership throughout Local 21.

Local 21 Members Create Event to Feed the Homeless


Members from the Health Care Professionals Chapter have planned a volunteer event where Local 21 members can give back.