Skip to comments.California's Biggest Public Sector Union Opposes Gov. Newsom’s Vaccine Order
Posted on 07/31/2021 8:24:05 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
California’s biggest public sector union has come out in opposition to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s order requiring state workers to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or undergo regular testing.
Richard Louis Brown, president of SEIU Local 1000, which represents some 96,000 employees of the State of California, on Wednesday shared a letter from the union to the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) objecting to Newsom’s vaccine mandate.
“The new policy constitutes a unilateral change in violation of the obligation to give notice and the opportunity to meet and confer prior to implementation,” reads the letter, signed by SEIU Local 1000 chief counsel Anne Giese.
Giese called on CalHR and the State of California to “cease and desist enforcing this requirement or imposing an immediate deadline” until the union has had the chance to meet and confer.
The move came in response to the Democrat governor’s order, issued on Monday, requiring all of California’s state employees, some 246,000 people, to get vaccinated starting Aug. 2 or be subjected to weekly COVID-19 testing.
In announcing the vaccine mandate, Newsom pointed to the spread of the Delta variant of the CCP virus, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists as a “variant of concern” and considers to be more transmissible and potentially more resistant to vaccines.
“We are now dealing with a pandemic of the unvaccinated, and it’s going to take renewed efforts to protect Californians from the dangerous Delta variant,” Newsom said in a statement. “As the state’s largest employer, we are leading by example and requiring all state and health care workers to show proof of vaccination or be tested regularly.”
So far, opposition by SEIU Local 1000 marks the only union objection to Newsom’s order.
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Thank God for unions?!
Nothing like a good game of “let’s you and him fight”!
Be a shame if The Purple People Beaters decided that Nuisance needed a tuneup...
I knew this would happen when the government tried to force its employees to get vaccinated. You can’t get unions to do anything they don’t want to do.
If he loses this union he is dead meat hanging.
SEIU? Of all unions. I thought they liked communism.
Perfect timing for Commie boy to take it up the...recall.
What tests are they using to determine the numbers-the ones that are faulty?
Why won't they even acknowledge that some have suffered severe side effects, and death, from the shots?
Why are some calling for Nuremberg 2 trials for crimes against humanity to be held re: Covid?
Amazing how all the Dems got the exact same talking point. Yet, the fully jabbed can spread it just the same.
Postal workers union also said no, for now, to Xidens mandate. Finally the unions might actually do something right.
Best news I have heard all day..
PO’s are Federal? Biden can order that? I don’t think he can do jack to state unions unless the governor(s) put pressure on the unions? That politics between unions and state politicians is dirty all the day long.
What variant is Newsollini talking about
i am so stealing this
He controls who counts the votes.
If the teachers union are pro vaccine Order power play is in order.
Newsom will little note nor long remember what the union bosses said-———until the roar of cannon fire makes him block his ears.
As Rodney Dangerfield’s businessman character in Back To School said about dealing with union bosses: “They aren’t exactly boy scouts, you know.”
Postal workers' union made one crucial mistake. they mailed their angry letter of opposition to Biden. It may take a month for it to get back as a mistaken "No Such Addressee at Address." They still listed a Donald R. Trump as living there. Just a simple error.
Maybe they are having an "epiphany." LOL
It will be interesting to see where some of the union-tied politicians come out on this.
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