Golden Gate Labor Coalition members show their strength!
Over 50 members of the unions that make up the Golden Gate Bridge Labor Coalition (including Local 21) gathered at the Bridge District office Friday morning, July 25....
Local 21 members in San Jose Working to take back “The Lost Decade”
After a decade of pay reductions, layoffs, and hostility from the City Council majority, IFPTE Local 21 members in San Jose are taking back their City.
Local 21 members honor one-day strike at Golden Gate Bridge
Machinists Local 1414 members held an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike against the Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District Tuesday, Sept. 16. IFPTE Local...
Forced Out- A San Francisco for Everyone?
Local 21 members working for the City of San Francisco made the difficult choice during the Great Recession to help the City they work for and love. They agreed to wage cuts...
LOST EDGE Video Viewing
Stop by the Local 21 San Jose office at 4:30 p.m. June 25 to be one of the first to see "LOST EDGE: Restoring San Jose's Competitive Advantage," a video...
Affordable Healthcare is a Right
The Contra Costa Board of Supervisors are undercutting the core principles of the Affordable Care Act and the Democratic Party.
A San Francisco For Everyone
These Local 21 members represent more than 4,000 city employees who are helping to build a beautiful, sustainable and more vibrant San Francisco. The movie A San...
Volunteer for Victory
Help elect Leaders to the San Jose City Council who will care about all residents, and who won't play politics with workers and services in the crosshairs. This is our...
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Sutter Health Coverage for Blue Shield Participants


If you have Blue Shield health care coverage, you may have recently gotten a notice informing you of a breakdown in negotiations between Sutter and Blue Shield that has resulted in the termination of Blue Shield’s contract with Sutter Health.  If you haven’t seen this notice, you can find it here.  The potential impact to our members of having to change doctors and hospitals in the next few months is absolutely unacceptable and must be avoided.

Learn Valuable Skills, See Oakland City Councilman Abel Guillen


We have confirmed our Special Guest Speaker, Councilmember Abel Guillen. Abel was elected to the City Council in November 2014. Abel previously served as President of the Peralta Community College District and is currently the Senior Executive Vice President at a prominent California municipal finance firm. As the first in his family to graduate from college, Guillen earned his B.A. and Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.  

New Martinez Office Open for Business


 With the New Year upon us, Local 21’s recently acquired office space in Martinez is officially “open for business.”  Located at the intersection of historic Ferry and Main streets in downtown Martinez, the new space – which is significantly larger than our former Contra Costa County location – offers a variety of opportunities for members to engage with their union in a space that is truly their own.