New Pictures from our Leadership Summit 2014

We wanted to share some of the amazing images from our 2014 SEIU Local 105 Leadership Summit. The Summit was a member leadership conference held over two days June 20-21 this year.  We had over 100 member leaders attend and learn from each other through a series of workshops and small group sessions. Missed the […]

NLRB Determines McDonald’s IS the Boss

At the end of July, fast-food workers got a major win in the fight for $15 an hour and a union. For years, McDonald’s has alleged that it doesn’t have any control over the labor practices at its franchise restaurants. Wrong! On Tuesday, the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board determined that McDonald’s […]

80% VOTE YES: ABM Janitors VOTE UNION for SEIU Local 105

ABM Janitors on Concourse B at Denver International Airport (DIA) are the newest members of our Union!  Janitors voted overwhelmingly (over 80%) for an all-Union shop or workplace in mid-March during a two day election period. Over 90% of the entire workforce voted in the election which guarantees a strong united voice when the members […]

CELEBRATE: Local 105 Welcomes New Officers and Executive Board!

New officers and Executive Board members for Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 105  were sworn in Saturday, March 29, 2014. The ceremony included speeches by former Trustee of the organization, Louis Jamerson; State Representative Jovan Melton; and SEIU International Executive Vice President Eileen Kirlin. “Its an honor to stand united with such a committed […]

105 Lobby Day Focuses on Raising the Wage!

Kaiser Permanente members and 105 staff visit with State Representative Crisanta Duran during a visit to the State House floor – March 13, 2014 SEIU Local 105’s annual state legislative lobby day was a big hit on Thursday, March 13, 2014 with members and legislators alike. Over 40 SEIU members attended the day from across both industries: healthcare […]

New Officers and Executive Board Announced!

  CAPTION: Some of the winning candidates with supporters and staff after the election results were announced. SEIU Local 105’s Election Committee announced Friday night, March 7th the results of our officer and executive board election . “I’m excited to work with all of our newly elected officers and board members to lead our union […]

Stand UP for Colorado Workers

On Thursday, the Denver Post editorial board published a brief but disingenuous editorial that can only fairly be described as a declaration of war against Colorado’s middle class vis-à-vis Colorado’s state employees. At issue, ostensibly, is the 3% pay raise that state employees have been advocating for since last fall and which was given temporary approval by […]

84% Vote YES! Airport Security Guards WIN First Union Contract

    The votes are in! HSS Security Guards voted decisively November 1st with over 80% voting in favor of ratifying the union contract.“We were very united throughout this process.” said Bargaining Committee member Juanita McGill. “The bargaining team was unanimous in our recommendation to adopt the contract.” The new contract takes effect on Saturday, […]

Stand for Security

Local 105s Stand for Security campaign is part of a national effort by 35,000 private security officers united with SEIU to raise industry standards by increasing professionalism and training, improve wages and benefits, and to develop career opportunities for security officers. We protect property and people in facilities–including high-rise commercial buildings, banks, power plants, airports, […]