Inequality in Silicon Valley

Update as of June 30: Tentative Agreement reached for 4 years with the County of Santa Clara and strike was called off.
Read the press release.

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Headlines tout a rebounding economy in Silicon Valley, but after years of recessionary cuts to public programs and the workforce, Santa Clara County has fallen behind.

It’s time we invest in our community!

Santa Clara County - Community FirstAdd your name to the petition:
Yes, I support investing in Santa Clara County! seiu521.org/scsupport

Then tell your co-workers, friends, neighbors and family members to add their names to the petition.

Tonya York Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors watched two videos on June 16 featuring community leaders addressing crises in the county, such as homelessness and understaffed 911 dispatchers.

Watch these two videos here:

It’s time to end the crisis!
Click on each poster to see the crises faced by the County of Santa Clara:

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Pay by occupationWhat would you do with $62,416? For the vast majority of working families in Santa Clara County… just scrape by.

Like and share widely the “unequal pay by occupation” graphic on Facebook with your co-workers, friends and family members: on.fb.me/1cycGIB

 

Unequal Pay by Gender
Unequal pay by gender in Silicon Valley: 52% more pay.
Demand equality NOW!

Like and share the “unequal pay by gender graphic” on Facebook with your co-workers, friends, neighbors and family members: on.fb.me/1FkpI6M

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Like and share the “unequal pay by race/ethnicity” graphic on Facebook: on.fb.me/1RoVqFo

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We have a shortage of nurses in Santa Clara County.

Like and share the “healthcare crisis” graphic on Facebook: on.fb.me/1PO6iPu

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Add your name to the 9-1-1 petition now and contact Luke Leung at luke.leung@esa.sccgov.org to let him know you are concerned that the County is mismanaging our 9-1-1 Department, endangering workers’ safety and putting our community at risk: www.seiu521.org/scco911

 


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