2020 Political Survey
As a union, we will be working on many issues that affect our members’ day to day lives, and we want to know the ways that you want to be involved!
28,000 state workers win support of Gov. Polis to collectively bargain
28,000 state workers in Colorado took a huge step forward today with the support of Governor Jared Polis, Senator Leroy Garcia, and Representative Daneya Esgar, HD 46 to pass legislation that would mean workers have the freedom to collectively bargain and fight for better working conditions on the job. #UnionsForALL #COPolitics
✅ Raising Denver’s Minimum Wage For All Workers
SEIU Local 105 janitors, healthcare, and airport workers across our city celebrated with community allies, and Denver City Council members the signing of a city-wide raise for all workers! From the Denver Post, “The new law requires employers to bump hourly employees to at least $12.85 on Jan. 1, with a second raise to $14.77 […]
🚨BREAKING: Denver City Council Unanimously Passes Raising the Wage!
Denver, tonight we made history! Our Denver City Council just unanimously voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 and beyond for all workers in our city. This is a huge step forward in fighting inequality and building a stronger Denver where all of us can thrive. ✊ SEIU Local 105 janitors, healthcare, and airport workers thank Robin Kniech, Denver […]
Aurora Elections November 5th!
The Aurora elections are fast approaching, make sure your voice is heard and VOTE on November 5th! Together we raised wages, held leaders accountable, and won better working conditions for workers across Colorado. Janitors, healthcare, and airport workers defended and fought for strong union contracts and WON. Over the past year, workers have had significant victories in job security […]
Denver Runoff Election Endorsements
SEIU Local 105 candidates won huge victories in SEVEN of our endorsed races! A big CONGRATULATIONS to: At-Large – Debbie Ortega and Robin Kniech District 4 – Kendra Black District 6 – Paul Kashmann District 7 – Jolon Clark District 11 – Stacie Gilmore Auditor – Tim O’Brien BUT OUR ELECTIONS EFFORTS ARE NOT OVER! The following six endorsed #UnionsforAll […]
Post-Election wrap up: member volunteers drive electoral victories
In the months leading up to the Nov. 2018 election, SEIU Local 105 members turned out in historic numbers to support candidates who endorsed the Working People’s Platform. We supported candidates like Jared Polis and Jason Crow, who will fight for working families. SEIU members across Colorado and our partners spent months leading up to the election […]
Coloradans elect a pro-worker majority to state legislature
In a victory for all working people across our state, voters in Colorado elected a pro-worker majority to the state legislature. SEIU Local 105 members helped elect candidates who committed to support the Working People’s Platform, a project which names seven priorities for working families in Colorado: The freedom to form a union without interference or […]
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Local 105 members endorse champions of working people
While Colorado’s economy is growing, it’s not benefiting everyone. Despite record corporate profits, most Coloradans, whether white, black, or brown, are making less than they were ten years ago. The cost of living in the state has sky rocketed and rent is rising about six times as quickly as wages. As union members, we’re in […]