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SEIU United Service Workers West unites property service workers across California to build strong communities, support access to quality, affordable health care for everyone, and to restore the American Dream.

Security Officers, Community Supporters Urge Apple to Pay Taxes for Bay Area Upkeep

As millions of Americans pay our taxes today, Bay Area security officers and community supporters called on Apple Inc. to pay taxes on some of an estimated $102 billion the company is holding overseas. Activists gathered outside a San Francisco …

Secure Good Jobs for All of San Diego

As the national debate over income inequality rages on, San Diego security officers joined local elected officials, faith, labor and community groups to launch their campaign for good jobs in the security industry. Detailed in a new report, “Secure Good …

Guess Who Showed Up on the Red Carpet at the Oscars?

Dozens of security officers and community supporters took over the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on February 28th just as their counterparts in Northern California were protesting at Apple’s annual shareholder meeting. The security officers were protesting …

A tragedy at LAX

Support the fund for the family of Cesar Augusto Valenzuela’s family. On friday, February 21, Cesar was killed, working for Menzies Aviation at LAX

NPR: Silicon Valley Security Officers Struggle To Make Ends Meet

Last week, a story ran on National Public Radio that sheds light on a symptom of rising inequality in Silicon Valley: security subcontractors at major tech companies like Google and Apple are perpetuating bad jobs that hurt working families in …

Silicon Valley Thrives When Everyone—From Tech Workers to Security Officers— is Paid What They’re Worth

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What Kind of Jobs Are Veterans Coming Home To?

As America thanks the men and women who have worn our country’s uniform this Veterans Day, the Service Employees International Union’s Stand for Security – the nation’s largest security officers union – released a report on working conditions for 230,000 veterans in the mostly low-wage security industry.

New UC Berkeley Report on Declining Wages at US Airports and Impact on Safety & Security

UC Berkeley released a new report today on the “substantial increase in outsourcing which has undercut job security and lowered wages” at America’s airports and how “the transformation of self-sustaining middle-class airline careers to low-wage outsourced jobs not only hurts workers and their communities, but also may negatively affect the safety, security, and efficiency of airports.”

INFOGRAPHIC: What’s going on in our airports?

The story of how poverty jobs hit our airports as you’ve never seen it before – and good news – there’s something we can do about it.

Investigate Universal Protection Service

How safe is Universal Protection Service? Find out why Cal/OSHA fined them $20,270 for serious failures in San Diego…

Los Angeles Security Officers Ratify Four-Year Agreement to Raise Industry Standards, Improve more than 2,000 Jobs

In a major victory for more than 2,000 security officers united in SEIU-USWW, workers ratified a four-year agreement reached with private security contractors that will raise security industry standards and improve jobs throughout Los Angeles.

Bay Area Security Officers Ratify Four-Year Agreement to Raise Industry Standards, Improve Nearly 5,000 Jobs

In a major victory for nearly 5,000 security officers united in SEIU-USWW, workers Wednesday night ratified a four-year agreement reached last week with private security contractors that will raise security industry standards and improve jobs throughout the Bay area.

Clergy Bless Security Officer Picket Signs, Efforts to Rebuild Middle Class

…as Security Officers Prepare to Strike in the Bay Area and Los Angeles San Francisco, CA – With a labor stoppage looking more possible every day, concerned clergy in the Bay Area and Los Angeles today blessed California security officers, …

SEIU United Service Workers West Calls on Silicon Valley High Tech Industry to Join Fight Against Rising Income Inequality

A report released today by United Service Workers West (USWW), calls on the tech industry to use their influence and expertise to reverse the rising trend toward income inequality in the Silicon Valley.

USWW Security Officers Commemorate MLK’s Legacy

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USWW Members March for a Common Sense Immigration Policy that Paves a Path to a Better Life

On International Women’s Day, USWW members, labor and community leaders led a march for a common sense immigration policy that involves a path to citizenship for hard working families. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Bad Apple Awards Red Carpet Event

USWW Security Officers Stand Up to SIS Security Contractor at Apple Shareholder Meeting

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USWW Airport Workers & Supporters Protest at Virgin America Against Aviation Safeguards

USWW airport workers and community members protested at Virgin America against Aviation Safeguards — a union-busting contractor that has already taken away affordable health care for hundreds of workers, and who has already informed current employees some may lose their …

Security Contract Bulletin #2 — Los Angeles

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