June is Pride Month, and YOU’RE INVITED to march in the Pride Parade with us this weekend to celebrate! Attendees who march with us will receive a special, custom designed SEIU 105 Pride shirt (while supplies last)! Those who plan on attending with us should be at Cheesman Park in Denver this Sunday, June 25th […]
This weekend, Local 105 will be honoring the past, celebrating the present, and embracing the future at Denver’s annual Juneteenth Festival! This is a great opportunity to learn, connect, and share in the spirit of Juneteenth with you fellow union members with a weekend full of music, food, and fun! Juneteenth is the oldest known […]
As we go into 2021 we present this newsletter to review 2020 and look ahead to our continued struggle in 2021! Click on the image below or on this link to download the printable version of the 2020 SEIU Local 105 Newsletter.
The voters have spoken! The basis of American democracy is that we pick our leaders – our leaders do not pick their voters. Despite the pandemic and deliberate barriers, voters have done our job and turned out in record numbers. The overwhelming majority of our country has chosen Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as President […]
By: Ron Ruggiero and Patricia Johnson-Gibson The Black Lives Matter Movement and the nationwide uprising for racial justice—happening in big cities and small towns and populated by Americans of every color—is very much a threat. To who you ask? The power elites in this country, that’s who. Since our nation’s founding, the wealthy elites in […]
Do you work Downtown? Are you afraid of going to work tonight because of the protests? Some companies have agreed that you can take an optional unpaid day off or you can use a vacation day companies have agreed to give an optional unpaid day off or for you to use a vacation day. *IMPORTANT: […]
On Saturday, SEIU 105 partnered with our allies in the Rise Up Colorado Coalition (Colorado AFL-CIO, Colorado Education Association, Colorado People’s Alliance, Colorado Working Families Party, Padres y Jovenes Unidos, Together Colorado, United for a New Economy, and 9 to 5). We held a caravan for a People’s Comeback that saw hundreds and hundreds driving around the […]
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, workers are suffering. As of last Friday, over 16 million workers have filed for unemployment. This already exceeds all unemployment claims during the entire 2008-9 Great Recession. Those still working often face the lack of adequate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) placing themselves and their families at risk, millions of workers lack any access to […]
Today we celebrate César Chávez. Sign this petition to protect Denver Janitors!
Hoy celebramos a César Chávez. ¡Firma esta petición para proteger a los janitors de Denver!