2014 – NGO Class Action Lawsuit info

by November 4, 2015

2014 – Background and more info on the NGO Class Action Lawsuit The following link takes you to a written article with a video clip of KXTV News 10 newsman, John Myers, interviewing CPPEA President Ken Hamidi, and SEIU Local 1000 President Yvonne Walker.  Below the article is a copy of the actual class-action lawsuit filed by […] Read more »

Sac Bee “Effort to boot SEIU… gets new life”

by September 26, 2015

Below is an excerpt from an article written by Jon Ortiz of the Sac Bee regarding CPPEA’s Ken Hamidi’s request for access to the State email system in order to effectively communicate with state employees in order to petition for an election to replace SEIU Local 1000 (Decertification Petition). “Ken Hamidi has been trying to […] Read more »

Decertification Petition…

by September 12, 2015

Download the Decertification Petition! (Union Members and Non-Members can submit the Decertification Petition. URGENT: We need to file the Decertification petitions ASAP.  If we can get forms from 30% of each bargaining unit, then PERB will conduct an election to allow us to replace SEIU as our union.  If we miss this opportunity, we will […] Read more »

New Bargaining Units under CPPEA


DOWNLOAD The Decertification Petition!! (Union Members and Non-Members can submit a Petition!)   New bargaining Units: CPPEA, once elected as “Exclusive Representative”, will create three new Bargaining Units (BU): 1. BU 22 for Information Technology (IT) professionals, with over 7,500 employees 2. BU 23 for Auditors and Accountants, with over 2,300 employees 3. BU […] Read more »

Get Involved! Distribute CPPEA Flyers!

by June 1, 2015

DOWNLOAD The Decertification Petition NOW!! (Union Members and Non-Members can submit a Petition!)   CPPEA is a Grassroots, Member-Led, Employee Association, that means our strength is in our numbers and in our members. * Are you frustrated by the diminishing CONTROL over your future? * Are you tired of SACRIFICING while others flourish, at your […] Read more »

Which BU am I in?

by March 24, 2014

Bargaining Units that SEIU Local 1000 currently represents: 1, 3, 4, 11, 14, 15, 17, 20 and 21 UNIT 1: Professional Administrative, Financial & Staff Services Unit 1 includes accounting officers, auditors, analysts for all departments, employment program representatives at the Employment Development Department (EDD), disability evaluators at the Department of Health Care […] Read more »

Sac Bee article on Ken and CPPEA

by July 30, 2011

Please read this Sacramento Bee article about our 2011 Non-Germane Objector campaign.   (Message from CPPEA CEO Ken Hamidi) Hello, Please take a moment to read the article linked above, then afterwards kindly: 1) Please leave a comment at the end of the article expressing your views about SEIU Local 1000    (you can leave this comment […] Read more »

Kaiser Workers Reject SEIU’s Fear Campaign and Join NUHW

by November 12, 2010

Kaiser Mental Health and Optical Workers Vote to Join NUHW Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 5:11PM Kaiser workers reject SEIU’s fear campaign and join with their co-workers in Southern California Oakland, Calif.—Approximately 1,500 Kaiser mental health professionals and optical workers in Northern California have voted to leave the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and join […] Read more »

California State Employees Send SEIU a Message

by July 2, 2010

  Concerned about the ongoing economic crisis and lack of leadership by their union, California State employees represented by SEIU have watched in dismay in recent years as millions of dollars were deducted from workers’ paychecks only to be funneled out of state into a variety of political campaigns and ideological causes. In June, 2010, […] Read more »

Marin County Workers Abandon SEIU for Worker-Led Local

by May 26, 2010
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In a vote described as overwhelming, Marin county public employees have severed their relationship with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in favor of  a new union established by former SEIU Local 1021 members. The new, worker-established, worker-led union is MAPE: Marin Association of Public Employees. The history behind the vote, described as a “major […] Read more »