Region 2: Monterey, San Benito & Santa Cruz

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2019 Election Results – Localwide Officers, Executive Board Delegates, Trustees & Bylaws Amendments

From January 7 to January 17, 2019, a vote was held to elect SEIU 521’s Localwide Officers, Executive Board Delegates, and Trustees for the 2019-2022 term of office, and to amend the SEIU 521 Bylaws. (There is no change to the dues structure.)
Click here for the certified results.

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Members-Only Discounts!
Did you know there are Members-Only discounts at Old Town Salinas businesses?  If you are a member, get your discount card to shop at local businesses. Log-in or create your account in MemberLink to get the list.

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SEIU 521’s Education & Training Committee is proud to sponsor the Steward Workshop series. Our union is growing. With the help of our dedicated members and shop stewards, SEIU Local 521 will continue to direct the power of our union back into the workplace where it belongs. Any SEIU 521 member can attend these free training sessions. Sign up now!

SEIU 521 Region 2 VP“I thank all the members who participated in the most recent union elections. I am excited about working with our new team of Officers, Trustees and Executive Board members. Now it is time to get down to the hard work of strengthening our union and winning on issues that matter to working people across our state.”
— Matt Nathanson, Region 2 Vice President (Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties) 

Region 2 covers San Benito, Monterey, and Santa Cruz counties. We represent approximately 7,300 workers in 42 different chapters, including librarians, roads workers, schools workers, parks maintenance workers, and many more public employees. Take a look around the site and learn more about your contract, your chapter leadership, and upcoming meetings and events.

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Chapters in Region 2:

Events & News in Region 2:

Union Offices in Region 2: Salinas | Santa Cruz

Chapters in Monterey County:

CHISPA (Community Housing Improvement Systems and Planning Association, Inc.)
Greenfield, City of
Hope Services
Housing Authority of the County of Monterey (HACM)
King City
Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)
Monterey Bay Air Resources District
Monterey County (All Units, including Natividad)
Monterey County Superior Courts
Natividad Medical Center (NMC)
Salinas, City of
San Andreas Regional Center (SARC)
Soledad, City of

Chapters in San Benito County:

Chamberlain’s Children Center
Hollister, City of
Hope Services
San Andreas Regional Center (SARC)
San Benito County
San Benito County Superior Court
San Benito County Water District
San Benito Retirees

Chapters in Santa Cruz County:

Community Bridges – Puentes de la Communidad
Encompass Community Services
Hope Services
Monarch Services
Salud Para La Gente
San Andreas Regional Center (SARC)
San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District
Santa Cruz, City of
Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC)
Santa Cruz County Superior Court
Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (METRO)
Santa Cruz Retirees
Scotts Valley, City of
Soquel Creek Water District
Watsonville, City of

Union Offices in Region 2:

Phone: (831) 784-2560 | Fax: (831) 757-1863
Call for appointment.

334 Monterey Street, Salinas, CA 93901
Phone: (831) 784-2560 | Fax: (831) 757-1863

517B Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 824-9255 | Fax: (831) 459-0756

Events in Region 2:

People Working With Disabilities (PWD)
2nd Tuesday of the month, 3-5:30 p.m. in Santa Cruz office.

Santa Cruz Retiree Chapter Meetings
Every other month, 2nd Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.
SEIU 521, 517 Mission St., Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
No RSVP needed.

COPE Meetings

Salinas: 4th Wednesday of the month, 5:30-8 p.m.
SEIU Local 521 Office, 334 Monterey Street, Salinas
Please RSVP at (831) 784-2560 or

Santa Cruz: 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:00 p.m.
SEIU Local 521, 517B Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
RSVP at (831) 824-9255 or

San Benito: 1st Tuesday of the month, 5:30 p.m. in the San Jose office.
RSVP to  (408) 678-3300 or

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