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Mayday-Save the Date

Join SEIU Local 521 members and various community partners, elected officials and faith leaders as we honor International Workers’ Day in Downtown Fresno.

This #MayDay join us in honoring labor with our brothers and sisters from various unions and community organizations as they continue to fight for workers’ rights and preserve a high quality of life for our community.

Print and distribute the flyer: Mayday-Save the Date (PDF)

Fresno County Strong #MayDay Our Workers | Our Community

Tuesday May 1, 2018
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (Press Conference & Rally)
Court House Park, 1100 Van Ness Ave. Fresno, CA 93721

Please RSVP at (559) 447-2579 or liane.mazzella@seiu521.org

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Chapter Meetings & Events

Members Ratify Contract!

Click here to view or print flyer: CCLS Contract Ratification Vote Results Flyer 8.25.17 (PDF)

On August 16, 2017 CCLS members voted overwhelmingly to ratify the contract negotiated by their bargaining team.  Thanks to everyone who came out and voted!  You made your voice heard, GREAT JOB!  A special thank you goes out to the Bargaining Team members for all their hard work.

Tentative Agreement Summary:

BONUS PAY
One-Time Bonus of $3,404 for ALL Bargaining Unit Members Paid Upon Ratification

NEW STEP INCREASE
4.5% Salary Increase for Stepped Out Members Effective September 1, 2017

HEALTHCARE
100% Employer Paid Healthcare for Employee only (Retroactive from January 1, 2017 Paid Upon Ratification)
66.6% Employer share of Dependents’ Healthcare

SALARY REOPENERS
Two (2) Salary Reopeners in April 2018 and April 2019

DURATION OF AGREEMENT
Three (3) years

ARTICLE 9—INTERVIEW HIRING PROCESS
New Language on hiring process—makes filling positions easier in emergency situations

ARTICLE 10—TRAINING
Every new hire will receive proper orientation and support on the job

ARTICLE 14—EVALUATIONS
Employees have the right to bring issues with evaluation to administration

ARTICLE 16—TIME AND PAYMENT OF SALARY
Electronic time sheets

ARTICLE 21—VACATION AND SICK LEAVE
Vacation cash out is a minimum of three (3) work days

ARTICLE 39—SAFETY
Outlines work place safety plan

ARTICLE 40—ATTORNEY FEE INCENTIVES
Outline process for bonuses due to fees collected by CCLS

Steward Training:
Fresno

Chapter News

Chapter Newsletter May 2017

Click here to view newsletter: CCLS Newsletter May 2017 (PDF)

In this issue:

  • President’s Message and Bargaining Update
  • Membership Meeting Thursday, May 18
  • Talking Points
    • Engage members
    • Develop Leaders
    • Build Political and Community Power

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Chapter Leadership

Chapter Officers
President: Kristine Allison
Vice President: Orchid Hubanks
Secretary/Treasurer: Francis Romero

Chapter Stewards
Having a problem at work? Contact your worksite steward first:
Kristine Allison (559) 570-1216 (Fresno)
Vacant (Merced)
Anna Moore-Goodwin (559) 802-1136 (Visalia)

Chapter Contract(s)

CCLS Central California Legal Services MOU 8.16.17 – 8.16.20 (PDF)
CCLS MOU Extension 4.30.16 – 9.30.16 (PDF)
CCLS 521 Bylaws (PDF)

Chapter News Archive

CCLS Contract Ratification Vote Flyer 8.16.17 (PDF)
CCLS Bargaining Survey 2016
 (PDF)

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