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San Mateo County’s economic gap called “unacceptable”
Residents and workers of San Mateo County are coming together to press county leaders to address the widening economic gap that is turning the county into a virtual gated community.
On Tuesday, Aug. 5, community activists packed the Board of Supervisors chamber and called attention to alarming statistics that show the economic recovery has not reached working families in San Mateo County.
County worker Jeff Weaver referred to the county’s own “shared vision” of creating affordable housing and enriching lives of people in the community.
“How can we take stock in that if we can’t afford to raise our families in the community? My cohorts and I serve this fine community but cannot enjoy the fruits of our labor.”
More details: San Mateo County’s economic gap called “unacceptable”
Coming up Action
Come join the Home Care providers in keeping up the pressure on the County leaders to close the economic gap by raising the wages of Home Care providers
When: Tuesday, Sept. 9
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Where: San Mateo County Court House
400 County Center, Redwood City
Upcoming General Membership Meetings
San Mateo County wants to take away our medical benefits. Learn how to preserve our medical benefits while raising our wages. Come attend one of our General Membership Meetings.
- Saturday, August 30, 2014 ~ 10:30am – 12:00 noon ~ San Carlos Union Hall, 981 Industrial Road, Suite A, San Carlos
- or Tuesday, September 2, 2014 ~ 3:00pm – 5:00 pm ~ 1487 Huntington Ave, S. San Francisco
We will be discussing the following: 1) the County’s current proposal on the negotiation; 2) over pay and new time sheets that will be launched in January 2014; 3) other benefits such as dental and vision that affect us.
Please RSVP for either meeting to: (650) 801 3500 or email@example.com
Dental and vision plan for dependents of home care workers: open enrollment begins from August 25 until September 19. Call Benefit Center for application and details 1(800)842-6635.
Want to be a leader? Nominate yourself or a fellow home care provider to be part of the leadership team. Click the link to print Chapter Officer Nomination Form (PDF): English | Espanol | Chinese
For chapter news and meeting, training dates, read August 2014 Newsletter: English | Espanol | Chinese
Steward Workshops Sign up online now
Dolly Clemente, Chief Steward - (415) 467-6431; firstname.lastname@example.org
Myrna Bravo, Chapter Chair – (650) 248-5032; email@example.com
Hermenegilda Santiago, Assistant Chief Steward – (415)467-2170
Maria Velasquez, Assistant Chief Steward
Dolly Clemente (Daly City) – (415) 467-6431; firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosario Mabbayad (Daly City) – (650) 992-0936
Myrna Bravo (E. Palo Alto) – (650) 322-5032; email@example.com
Evelyn Carter (E. Palo Alto) – (650) 326-9314
Rosa Parada (Redwood City), Spanish Speaking Steward – (650) 369-7218
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Chapter Newsletter (PDF)
How to complete new timesheets
Starting in May 2013, IHSS will have a new payroll system and a new process for submitting timesheets by providers.
Victory for Home Care: Overtime and minimum wage protections
Thanks to the action by the Department of Labor on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 home care workers – like the 20,000 represented by SEIU Local 521 in the counties of Santa Clara and San Mateo – are finally invisible no more.
Announcing New Chapter Officers: