SEIU 775

Stronger Together: August 2022 Newsletter

SEIU 775 Sisters, Brothers, Siblings, This summer has been filled with caregivers taking action in ways we haven’t had a chance to do in the past couple years. As you’ll read in this newsletter, we’ve had caregivers come together in Washington, Montana, and even Alaska for pickets, bargaining, political education, celebrations, and more! And, in […]

SEIU 775 | May 10, 2022

Big wins this year: May 2022 Newsletter

Union Sisters, Brothers, Siblings, Caregivers came together and raised our voices in a BIG way in Olympia this year. Because of the thousands of contacts between caregivers and legislators, we’ve won on many of our big priorities! Last year, we kicked off our Time for $20 campaign. And now we’ve won funding to extend our […]

The higher cost of driving lands heavily for those scraping by in the Seattle area

LAKEWOOD — “Look at that,” said Dora Poqui, nodding toward her television as it flashed a preview of the evening news. “Every time I see the news. $5.27 for gasoline. I know our pockets are going to be hurting this week.” In fact, Poqui’s pockets hurt most weeks lately. Gone are the days when she […]
Caregivers are essential. It's time for $20 an hour!

SEIU 775 | March 16, 2022

2022 Legislative Session Wins

Because of caregivers coming together and raising our voices through thousands of actions – sending emails, making calls, testifying, talking to lawmakers at a Purple Presence, and more – most legislators chose to stand by caregivers this legislative session, and we have so much to celebrate! Here’s everything we fought for – and won – […]

First Choice Bargaining: We won Hazard Pay, PPE, and safety

July 22, 2022 Update: Starting on July 1, all bargaining unit employees should have received a raise. Additionally, we will continue to receive Hazard Pay at a newly negotiated rate for all hours worked July 1 – December 31, 2022. Read the latest MOU here. April 11, 2022 Update: All bargaining unit employees shall receive […]

Full Life Care Bargaining: We won Hazard Pay, PPE, and Safety

July 22, 2022 Update: Starting on July 1 all bargaining unit employees should have received a raise. Additionally, we will continue to receive Hazard Pay at a newly negotiated rate for all hours worked July 1 – December 31, 2022. Read the latest MOU here. April 18, 2022 Update: All bargaining unit employees shall receive […]

CCS Bargaining: We won Hazard Pay, PPE, and Safety

April 13, 2022 Update: All bargaining unit employees shall receive $2.39 per hour in addition to their base wage plus any applicable differentials for every hour worked between April 1, 2022 through June 30,2022. You can read the latest MOU here. January 25, 2022 Update: CCS APs will get a $2.39 per hour increase to […]

Amicable Bargaining: We won Hazard Pay, PPE, and Safety

July 22, 2022 Update: Starting on July 1, all bargaining unit employees should have received a raise. Additionally, we will continue to receive Hazard Pay at a newly negotiated rate for all hours worked July 1 – December 31, 2022. Read the latest MOU here. January 12, 2022 Update: Amicable APs will get a $2.71 […]

January 10, 2022

Chesterfield Bargaining: We won Hazard Pay, PPE, and Safety

July 22, 2022 Update: Starting on July 1, all bargaining unit employees should have received a raise. Additionally, we will continue to receive Hazard Pay at a newly negotiated rate for all hours worked July 1 – December 31, 2022. Read the latest MOU here. January 10, 2022 Update: Chesterfield APs will get a $2.67 […]

ResCare Residential Bargaining: We won Hazard Pay, PPE, and safety

September 21, 2021 Update: ResCare Residential APs will get a $2.45 per hour increase to our base wages for all hours worked from July 1 through December 31, 2021.    You can read the latest MOU here.    May 22, 2020 Through impact bargaining, ResCare caregivers have won: Hazard Pay: ResCare APs will receive an additional $3.15 an hour for every hour […]