San Francisco
San Francisco
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Related Categories: San Francisco | Labor & Workers
"Concession Bargaining" At SF SEIU1021: Report By Bargaining Committee Member
by Labor Video Project
Friday May 24th, 2019 10:18 AM
Cheryl Thornton, an SEIU 1021 City & County of San Francisco steward and 2019 Bargaining Committee member talks about the concession bargaining by the union leadership and the continued outsourcing and privatization of jobs.
Cheryl Thornton, a SF SEIU 1021 San Francisco City and County steward and 2019 bargaining committee member in the negotiations talks about what what happened in the negotiations and why the union has not won a larger pay increase and clauses against contininuing outsourcing and privatization of public services.

Thornton talks about the refusal to fight outsourcing while recruiting workers from “non-profits” who are making substandard wages and doing public work done by SF City workers The City and County of San Francisco has outsourced hundreds of millions of dollars to non-profits and other organizations that hire workers for public work who are paid from 30% to 50% less.

This continuing privatization of public work threatens all public workers.
This interview was done on May 23, 2019.
Additional media:
SEIU 1021 CCSF Report On 2019 Negotiations With SEIU 1021 Steward Sin Yee Poon
SF supes get 12% pay raise while everyone else at City Hall gets a lot less
SF General Hospital Workers Fed Up With Short Staffing Threatening Patient Safety While Millions Go For Outsourcing
On Day Before Women’s Day, SF City Workers Rally & Speak Out Against Discrimination, Racism, Privatization & Outsourcing
SF Outsourcing Tax For Special Business District In SoMa Opposed By Nonprofits, small property owners say they can’t afford SoMa special tax district
Production of Labor Video Project
§SF Supervisors Get 12% & COLA While City Workers Get Pittance
by Labor Video Project Friday May 24th, 2019 10:18 AM
While San Francisco city worker have been coerced by their leadership to take a substandard wage increase the SF City supevisors who make $125,000 received a 12% increase this year and a cost of living clause. The SEIU 1021 leadership refused to fight for similar COLA for it's own 16,000 members.
§SF City Outsourcing and Privatizing Public Work
by Labor Video Project Friday May 24th, 2019 10:18 AM
The City and County of San Francisco is outsourcing thousands of jobs in San Francisco to non-profits with workers making $15 and $16 an hour. Instead of fighting outsourcing and privatization the SEIU leadership wants to recruit these workers for more dues.
§Fight Against Racism In CCSF
by Labor Video Project Friday May 24th, 2019 10:18 AM
The continuing racist and discriminatory attacks including workplace bullying is a major issue for African American and other minority workers. The mayor London Breed continues to support SF Human Resources Director Micki Callahan who has been personally involved in retaliation and covering up workplace bullying and corruption by top City officials.

We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!


donate now

$ 97.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.


Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network