WHO: Hundreds of social workers, eligibility workers, and community supporters
WHAT: 1,100 Contra Costa workers represented by SEIU 1021 to go on strike, in protest of County Executives’ unfair labor practices against social workers and eligibility workers.
Workers and their community allies are protesting the intimidation of workers and the County Executives and Board of Supervisors’ failure to address the recruitment and retention crisis at Contra Costa Employment and Human Services Department.
WHEN: Friday, September 30, 2016 – Day 1 of Unfair Labor Practice Strike
8:00 am – media availability at the picket lines
Noon – community rally featuring members of the Richmond and El Cerrito City Councils, social workers and eligibility workers
5:00 pm – picket lines go down for the day
WHERE: 1305 MacDonald Avenue, Richmond