17. October 2018 · Comments Off on Parcel Tax Settlement Signed! · Categories: News

Today, chapter leadership signed the final agreement for the Prop G (2018) Parcel Tax funds for SEIU 1021 unit members!

We will see a 3.875% increase in salary (based on July 1, 2018 rates) effective as soon as the payroll system can be updated. This increase will be retroactive to July 1, 2018, subject to final City validation of Prop G.

Please come to our October 24 Chapter Meeting (or call in to the 3pm meeting-by-phone) to get all the details on the validation period, what the other provisions of this agreement mean, and what lies ahead in our work to provide the best services for our kids.

18. October 2018 · Comments Off on Facebook: October 18, 2018 at 05:44AM · Categories: News · Tags:

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What’s In Your Contract? Wages and Longevity – https://ift.tt/2QYA72m

18. October 2018 · Write a comment · Categories: News · Tags:

What’s In Your Contract?

Article 5 is where wages and benefits live in our contract, except for leaves (in articles 12 and 13).5.0 details the negotiated raises for the current term of the contract: 5% on July 1, 2017; 4% on July 1, 2018; 3% on July 1, 2019. Together with the parcel tax salary adjustment (more on that at our chapter meeting next week), our members will see a 15.875% increase over the three years of the contract – over 16% when you consider compound interest!

5.0.1 details the lump sum payment our members received on ratification of the contract in 2017. We negotiated a fixed-dollar lump sum payment because it provides extra benefit to our lowest-paid members, where percentage salary adjustments benefit our highest-paid members the most. It’s important that we make sure everyone gets a fair shake at affording life in the Bay Area.

5.02 details some salary adjustments for classes that have no incumbents, or did not for many years – these classes had fallen behind everyone else’s schedule, so when we hired a new shade and drapery worker the starting pay was only $17/hr.

COMMITTEE ALERT! There’s a committee in that will start meeting soon to work on wages and hours for SNS workers. If you’re interesting in being involved, please contact Jesse Tangk so we can include you. We want lots of member representation on this committee.

5.1 Longevity Premium
To thank our most experienced members for sticking around, we have longevity premiums for members that have worked at least 10 or 15 years. At 10 years, it’s a 30 cent per hour premium, and at 15 years it’s 60 cents (up from a previous 40 cent premium). That works out to $24 or $48 per paycheck if you work full time.

New in this contract cycle, you don’t have to work a minimum schedule to qualify and previous city service counts for the 15 year level (it used to only count for the 10 year level).

Check your pay stub! If you have worked at least 10 years and are not currently receiving longevity pay, please let us know right away. The computer doesn’t always automatically set it up, so we need you to keep an eye out and report if you have a problem.

Next week we’ll look at 5.2 retirement, 5.3 health, and 5.4 dental (we get a lot of questions about these, so send me your questions and I’ll cover them in the explainer!)

18. October 2018 · Comments Off on 14th Annual Alemany Farm Harvest Festival · Categories: Special Events, Union Perks
Saturday, October 20     11 am – 4 pm
Alemany Farm, 700 Alemany Blvd, SF

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Alemany Farm is a City-operated public farm in the Excelsior District. SEIU members manage the farm operations and partner with volunteer and nonprofit gardeners to donate the produce.
SEIU Member Martha Hawthorne will be playing music with the Free Little Birds at 1:15pm.
Come on down and stay a while!

The day will include:

garlic planting and other farm chores (11 am – 1 pm)
farm tours (11:30-ish & 2:30-ish)
face painting and pumpkin decorating for kids
herb craft activities
plant sale and alemany farm merchandise 
(suggested donation)

delicious pig roast, BBQ and potluck picnic lunch! (1 pm-ish)
(Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.)

Live Music from …
KC & the MooNshine Band (12:30 pm)
Free Little Birds Tearing Down Fences
– “old time music with a message” (1:15 pm)
The Kai Lyons Experience (2 pm)

17. October 2018 · Comments Off on Chapter Meetings Wednesday 10/24 · Categories: News, Stand Up!

Learn and Organize Together

Next Wednesday, we will get together for our chapter meetings and provide updates on your raise, harassment and discrimination issues, the SNS minimum schedules, sick leave donation policy, and other major projects.
3pm-4pm – By Phone 415-697-1148
5:30pm-7pm – In Person 350 Rhode Island St
(on the 9, 9R, 10, 19, 22, 33, and 55 bus lines)

16. October 2018 · Comments Off on SF All Hands Meeting TONIGHT Tuesday 10/16 · Categories: News, Stand Up!

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Don’t miss our monthly all-hands SF meeting, where we’ll cover developments in our fight to hold management accountable from members of SEIU across the City, SFUSD, City College, and nonprofits.

We also are just a few short weeks away from the elections that will impact not just our contract, but the services we provide for the residents of San Francisco. We’ll go over what the outcomes might mean for our jobs, our community, and our union.
5:30pm-7pm – In Person 350 Rhode Island St
(on the 9, 9R, 10, 19, 22, 33, and 55 bus lines)

28. September 2018 · Comments Off on Facebook: September 28, 2018 at 09:50AM · Categories: News · Tags:

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What’s In Your Contract? Article 4 – Translation and Distribution – https://ift.tt/2OjI0Sx

25. September 2018 · Comments Off on Facebook: September 25, 2018 at 09:27AM · Categories: News · Tags:

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Yom Kippur and Black Workers at City Hall – https://ift.tt/2Q7P7Lb

20. September 2018 · Comments Off on Facebook: September 20, 2018 at 06:14AM · Categories: News · Tags:

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What’s in your contract? Article 3 – Nondiscrimination – https://ift.tt/2MOq4un

17. September 2018 · Comments Off on Facebook: September 17, 2018 at 06:44AM · Categories: News · Tags:

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Important Hearing on Racism in City Hiring this Wednesday! Also: Chapter Meetings September 26 – How to Report an Issue