Letter from Local 105 President on Recent Violence

Dear SEIU 105 Members, I feel compelled to write to you after a horrific week of violence across America. These events, and what led up to them, can feel overwhelming and complex. But, I believe we must seek to unify our country on two simple values: The epidemic of killing of unarmed black people by police […]

Growing and Moving: Looking Back at 2015

2015 was a year of growth, political power and strengthening the foundation for positive change for working people in 2016. Read the SEIU Local 105 Gazette and learn about how we made a difference. Members should have already received a copy of the SEIU Local 105 Gazette in the mail. If you have not received your copy, […]

Conoce Tus Derechos – Know Your Rights

Hermanas y Hermanos, Algunos miembros han pedido información de los redadas de Migración con el intento de deportar familias de Centro America. Hay que saber sus derechos. Estos imagines le informa sobre sus derechos para defenderse en caso de una redada. Ademas, nuestra Presidente de SEIU, Mary Kay Henry ha mandado una carta al Presidente Obama para prevenir […]

Standing Up: When Self-Interest and Solidarity Are One

Dear SEIU 105 Members, I write to you at a time of crisis in America. I’m aware that my words may not be popular, but I believe at my core that while politicians may pander in moments of crisis, that it is the responsibility of leaders to lead and not remain silent. My only request, made with […]

The People’s Pope

Next week Pope Francis’ visit to the United States will bring our core issues to the forefront. This is a unique moment in America, as the attention of millions will be drawn into conversations about income inequality, immigration, racial justice and climate change when they are highlighted during the papal visit. The pontiff, often referred […]

$15-an-hour minimum wage: If New York can do it, why not Denver?

Nat Stein, The Colorado Independent The same day Vice President Joe Biden stood by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in announcing plans for the first statewide $15-an-hour minimum wage, Denver workers went to City Hall to ask for the same. If New York, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles can do it, so can we, workers […]

External Organizer

SEIU Local 105 represents janitors, Security officers and healthcare workers across the state. Local 105 has been on the cutting edge of building the power of low-wage workers in service industries and fighting in larger struggles for social justice on issues such as health care, immigration and education reform. We are now hiring an organizer […]