2014 Union Officer Election- Call for Volunteers to Serve on Nominating Committee and Election Committee


Elections for the eleven Local Union officers (also known as the Executive Committee) will be held in November of this year. In accord with the Local 21 bylaws Article XIII Nomination and Installation of Officers, there will be a Nominating Committee and Election Committee to assist with the election. See below for details on the responsibilities for each of the committees.

Next Delegate Assembly Scheduled


Our next Delegate Assembly will be held on June 14, 2014 at the Oakland Marriott hotel. More information to come!

Bylaws Amendment Overwhelmingly Passed by Membership


Local 21 members overwhelmingly ratified an amendment to our bylaws,which will increase efficiency in our International Convention delegation election, and align its timing with our Executive Officer elections and terms of office.

Save the Date! Delegate Assembly, January 25


Local 21’s next Delegate Assembly will be held on Saturday, January 25, at the Hotel Whitcomb in San Francisco.

Help Support Victims of Typhoon Haiyan


Our hearts go out to all those impacted by Super Typhoon Haiyan, which has left thousands in the Philippines dead, injured, and homeless. We know that many Local 21 members have families and friends in the region.

Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You: Inequality for All: Featuring Robert Reich


A new documentary film coming out this week examines widening income inequality.  Inequality for All features Robert Reich, professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley, a speaker at a L21 Delegate Assembly

Rally for Immigration Reform


On October 5, 2013, immigrant communities, faith, labor, and civil rights groups, will join in marches and rallies in over 40 cities across our nation calling for Congress to pass immigration reform in 2013.  We will be marching for commonsense immigration reform with legalization that leads to citizenship, legal immigration rules that promote family unity and protect worker rights, an end to the destruction of our families through deportations, and a halt to the rush towards massive wasteful spending on unneeded border militarization and for profit immigrant detention prisons.

Save the Date!


The next Delegate Assembly will take place on Saturday, January 25 at the Hotel Whitcomb in San Francisco. Details to follow.

Local 21 Members Appointed to Public Posts


Warm congratulations to Local 21 member Joe DeVries, President of the City of Oakland H & M Chapter, on his appointment to the Alameda County Blue Ribbon Task Force on Measure A, the measure that provides funding for the county hospitals and community health services.

Local 21 Members Appointed to Public Posts

Congratulations also to Local 21 member Dan Rossi, Political Affairs Coordinator in the Oakland Deputy City Attorneys Chapter on his appointment to the City of Berkeley Housing Authority.