Retirement Security

right_retirement_comboAmericans are in the midst of a retirement crisis. Wall Street excess and corporate greed have put a secure retirement out of reach for a growing number of working families, and too many of us are in danger of not having enough retirement savings to pay for food, medicine, and housing.

SEIU Local 521 is working to strengthen our social security system, reform public pensions and help deliver retirement security for more Californians.

How you can help bring Retirement Security for All:


*Source: Ghiralducci, Teresa, “Our Ridiculous Approach to Retirement”, New York Times (July 12, 2012)

September 20, 2018
CalPERS Election Results

After months of running the strongest localwide member to member campaigns we have ever run, our champion on the CalPERS, Priya Mathur, was defeated by a police association president from Southern California, Jason Perez. Just over 16,000 eligible local government employees voted out of approximately 258,000.

Despite this loss, Local 521 can be proud of what we accomplished through worksite meetings, online voting events, and phone banking. We must be resilient and focus on holding the new board member accountable. And remind everyone of the importance of voting!

Rise up and vote on November 6th!

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