Posts tagged SEIU Local 1000

    Gavin Newsom expects a deficit this year. What does that mean for state worker contracts?

    January 13, 2023 // High inflation would usually be a strong argument for raising pay. But budget deficits typically call for cuts in public spending, not increases. State employers face a tough decision. Some public employees are paid under the market rate for their roles and could leave for the private sector if raises are withheld. Public employee unions are also struggling with retention, which could worsen if a recession hits and older workers retire faster than departments can hire new ones.

    SEIU Leader Suspended For Six Months Following $44,000 Time Sheet Fraud

    November 29, 2021 // Tony Owens, the former Vice President of Bargaining for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1000 in Los Angeles, was suspended for six months without pay from his California Public Employee’s Retirement System (CalPERS) on Monday following an investigation that found that he had committed $44,000 worth of time sheet fraud last year.

    Chaos within SEIU Local 1000 falls directly on California union president’s shoulders

    November 8, 2021 // California’s largest state employee union has been foolhardy and antagonistic as the top official in an organization built on solidarity. Brown’s own actions forced the board that governs the union to take unprecedented measures to strip him of his power.