A Tale of Two County Employees

County managers make four to five times what typical county workers earn, and now they want to take even more money out of workers’ paychecks. Read our new ad here and help us tell the Board of Supervisors that's not right! 

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Press Democrat: Rising pay for Sonoma County Board of Supervisors at issue in labor standoff

As Sonoma County and its largest labor union square off over compensation, pay for members of the Board of Supervisors has soared 45 percent over the past 10 years. The increase puts the board among the most well-compensated in the state, ahead of counterparts in many larger jurisdictions, an analysis shows.

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Sonoma County Supervisors' Pay Among Highest in the State

Sonoma County supervisors want belt tightening for the county and huge paychecks for themselves. That's not right. See our latest ad and help us tell the supervisors to end the hypocrisy.

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Sonoma Workers Stand Up

Over 2,000 Sonoma members join the ULP Strike.

Watch a video from the field:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWOfI398Pu8

 

 

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Press Democrat - Why county workers may go on strike

Hear from Joe Pease, a Sonoma County worker, in this piece in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. Joe has seen colleagues forced to leave public service and the county because they can't afford to take care of their families. He explains the hard choice county workers will have to make because the county is not bargaining in good faith.   

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Sonoma County Workers Are Being Left Behind

County workers keep Sonoma County moving. But many are being left behind. Read our latest ad and help us tell the Board of Supervisors to value our county workers! 

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Public Workers Shouldn't Need Public Assistance

But in Sonoma County, many do. Check out our latest ad and help us tell the Board of Supervisors that county workers deserve fair pay! 

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Press Democrat - An inconvenient truth: Some county workers need public assistance

Check out this Santa Rosa Press Democrat piece by Sonoma County worker Cindy MacDonell. Cindy breaks down the economic reality of working for the County and explains why so many of her colleagues are forced to rely on charity and public assistance.   

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Sonoma County Workers Begin Contract Talks; Testify in Santa Rosa in Support of Rent Stabilization

Over 2,000 SEIU Local 1021 Members Seek Improved Public Services, Better Working Conditions, and Affordable Healthcare
 
Santa Rosa, CA —  Some 2,000 workers responsible for providing critical public services in Sonoma County begin contract negotiations today with County administrators. The three-year contract with workers represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021 expires on October 31st of this year.

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Sonoma County Campaign Kick-Off

SEIU 1021 Sonoma County Chapter members are preparing to launch their campaign for quality public services and a fair contract.

Join County workers, community groups and leaders on June 20th for a party celebrating community and unity. See you there!

Saturday, June 20, 2015, 11 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Finley Community Park 2060 West College Avenue in Santa Rosa

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