Everyday thousands of security officers in California go to work protecting facilities owned by some of the most profitable corporations in the country. In an important and sometimes dangerous jobs, too many security officers make far less than what it takes to raise and family and lack healthcare that is affordable to use.
By joining together, USWW security officers are helping to turn the industry around and bringing good jobs to local communities. Recently, security officers in Los Angeles and the Bay Area won better pay and access to affordable family healthcare while raising industry standards by increasing professionalism, training and career opportunities.
To learn more about the national effort of security officers fighting for good jobs go to Stand for Security
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 …