Training Workshops

SEIU 521’s Education & Training Committee is proud to sponsor Training Workshops. Our union is growing. With the help of our dedicated members, leaders and stewards, SEIU Local 521 will continue to direct the power of our union back into the workplace where it belongs.

Steward Workshops

2017 Steward Training

Click here for the workshop descriptions.

Any SEIU 521 member can attend these free workshops. All Shop Stewards should attend all five training workshops. Shop Stewards attending all five modules will become Certified Shop Stewards.

Choose an office near you:



Salinas, Santa Cruz and Watsonville

San Jose and Redwood City

Additional Resource:
SEIU Stewards Manual

Steward Council Meetings

Please join us at our first Steward Council Meetings for Region 2! This gethering is open to all SEIU 521 Stewards in chapters located throughout Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties. We will host our steward council meetings on a quarterly basis; agenda items for our first meeting include workshops and trainings on grievance procedure, steward duties, and resource sharing between union stewards.

Monterey County: Tuesday, March 21, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., 334 Monterey St., Salinas. Please RSVP at (831) 784-2560 or Help us spread the word! Share the flyer or RSVP on Facebook.
Santa Cruz County: Wednesday, March 29 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., 517 Mission Street, Santa Cruz. Please RSVP at (831) 824-9255 or Help us spread the word! Share the flyer or RSVP on Facebook.

Member 2 Member Training Workshops

We have the power to unite more workers to build a stronger union. Member organizers will receive training and have fun making a serious difference in the lives of working families. Workshops will focus on real-life organizing opportunities and challenges.

Schedule coming soon

To register and for additional information contact Jennifer Jensen, Chair, Member Organizing Program (559) 704-8384 or Jenny Garibay, (661) 492-1576.

Organizing Leadership Training

Member leaders will learn the skills that will help them to build stronger worksites, develop community connections and support, learn how to effectively engage co-workers to participate in our union and to understand and communicate the importance of ‘worker-friendly’ politics, and more.

Chief Stewards, Assistant Chiefs, Officers, Delegates are highly encouraged to attend and become certified.

Schedule coming soon


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