21. March 2017 · Comments Off on We Are Unified – Part 2 · Categories: Your Contract, Your Rights

We are unified in protecting our most vulnerable children and providing support and access to high quality public education. Won’t you stand with us?

 

20. March 2017 · Comments Off on Towards a Community Hiring Plan · Categories: News, Your Rights

Outside of bargaining, we’re working with the District, the Families Union, UESF, Close the Gap, and Jobs with Justice on a community hiring plan that will improve outreach to underserved communities. SEIU is taking a leading role in developing this plan, and we really want broad member participation in putting together this plan and the materials and outreach around it. Please get in touch with Josh if you’re interested!

20. March 2017 · Comments Off on What’s your cost of living? · Categories: Stand Up!, Your Contract

Help us get information on what our members spend on housing, health, and commuting so we can make better economic proposals at the bargaining table.

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20. March 2017 · Comments Off on Protect your health care and retirement · Categories: News, Stand Up!

PHONE BANK on Wednesday, March 22

Join us on Wednesday nights from 5-8pm at the union hall, 350 Rhode Island Street, to reach out to citizens in California, Arizona, Alaska, and Nevada and ask them to take steps to protect our health care.

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20. March 2017 · Comments Off on Welcome Our Newest Members: 2977 Education Integration Specialists! · Categories: News

As of March 8, the Education integration Specialists have joined our union! These members provide crucial family and community support at schools throughout our district. As part of this unit election, new member and steward Tracy Brown will be joining our bargaining team.

20. March 2017 · Comments Off on Upcoming Worksite Meetings · Categories: Special Events

Special Ed at Santiago – March 24, 12 Noon

Custodial Trainings – Thurgood Marshall – March 27 and 28, all day
SNS Training – 655 DeHaro – March 27, all day
135 Van Ness – March 29, 12 Noon
555 Franklin  – March 30, 12 Noon (tentative)
25th Avenue – March 31, Noon (tentative)
Transportation/Warehouse – April 3, Noon (tentative)

Stay tuned for info on the April Chapter Meeting

20. March 2017 · Comments Off on Bargaining 2017, Day 2: Budget, Permanent Testing, Health Care, Benefits · Categories: News, Your Contract

The District delivered a budget presentation that clearly defines the need for additional local revenue to support essential services in our schools.

We’re very close to agreement on civil service testing and health care protections for workers currently in temporary positions.

The Union advanced a benefits proposal focused on improving retention of mid-career workers and parents, and increasing protections for our retirees.

On Thursday, April 6 we will present our proposal to improve service in Student Nutrition, and improvements to the job posting and career ladder provisions in the current contract.

15. March 2017 · Comments Off on 2017 Bargaining, Update 1 · Categories: News, Your Contract

Bargaining 2017, Day 1: Translation and Temporary Workers

Your union advanced proposals on temporary worker status, preserving healthcare in our uncertain political environment. We were able to reach tentative agreement on one item assuring timely translation and distribution of new contracts.

On Thursday, March 16, we’re preparing to discuss issues relating to worker safety and fair scheduling in the custodial department, ensuring access to affordable health insurance, and providing dental benefits that reasonably address the needs of members.

Remember – it’s your contract too!

Will you stand up and join us in fighting for a fair deal for our families?

#WeAreUnified in defending public education and respect for workers

What’s your cost of living?

Help us get information on what our members spend on housing, health, and commuting so we can make better economic proposals at the bargaining table.

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Protect your health care and retirement: PHONE BANK on Wednesday, March 13

Join us on Wednesday night from 5-8pm to reach out to voters in California, Arizona, Alaska, and Nevada and ask them to speak to their representatives about protecting health care

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05. March 2017 · Comments Off on Bargaining begins Thursday, March 9 · Categories: Your Contract

Take the 2017 Member Survey!

We’re back at the table to fight for public education next Thursday. We’ve heard from you that emergency preparedness, school climate, and city pay parity are the top issues. Keep us informed about other ways we can work together to improve SFUSD for classified staff, students, and the San Francisco community.
Meet your 2017 bargaining team

Lorraine Bowser, 2616 Lead SNS Worker, Local 1021 SF Area Rep
Josh Davidson, 2674 Houseparent, SF Political Chair, President
Rafael Picazo, 7218 Asbestos Worker II, VP
Jeanette Coleman, 1426 Senior Clerk, Treasurer
Ryan Fettes, 1426 Senior Clerk, Acting Secretary
Anthony Mills, 2708 Custodian, Acting Chief Steward
Jeanine Butler, 2616 Lead SNS Worker
Enrique Carrera, 2708 Custodian
Beatrice Hernandez de Cabrera, 1823 Senior Admin Analyst
Arlene Sharp, 2616 Lead SNS Worker
Ken Tsui, 2708 Custodian
Barbara White, 2708 Custodian
Carol Wood, 1446 Secretary II

Take the 2017 Member Survey!

05. March 2017 · Comments Off on We must stand together! Help activate your worksite · Categories: Stand Up!, Your Contract

Do you want to bargain, or beg for scraps? We need every school and worksite to raise their voices for the pay parity we deserve. City classified workers just negotiated a 6% raise over the next 18 months, which would leave us 21% behind if the school district doesn’t step up.
Tell your coworkers, tell your supervisors, tell the school board: It’s time for pay parity.

Join the CAT team to get inside info on bargaining and updates on workplace actions and other things you and your coworkers can do to make sure the district treats us with respect. Call Arlene Sharp at 415-370-0498 or click here!