Who is ULU Local 100?

Local 100’s mission is to organize and represent unorganized service sector workers in the middle south states of Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas, and allow our members to create a vehicle to allow them a clear voice and real power in their workplace and their communities.  After more than 25 years as an SEIU local, in October 2009 Local 100 became independent again. Please become a fan on of Local 100 ULU on Facebook!

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Victory for DHS Workers in Arkansas PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 June 2012 21:05

Freida Hostler and Kimberly Steward are smiles after learning that their grievance against the Department of Human Services was a win. "As family service workers, we are always in court and the State is suppose to represent us but because of a mix up in paper work, we were told that we would have to have our lawyer for our court cases. Me and Kim called Toney and he went to work for us and 3 days later, we got a call from chief counsel of DHS but also the Assistant Attorney General for the state of Arkansas telling us that the state would represent us in all our court cases. We really appreciate the hard work Toney did for us, he is always working hard for us and all the other employee in the Jefferson County DHS office in Pine Bluff Arkansas."

This is just one example of how Local 100 is making a difference in the state of Arkansas. Frieda and Kimberly have helped sign up 7 people in the Pine Bluff and Lonoke offices. They really believe in our motto, "By the people, for the people."

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Local 100 Part of Delegation to Mexico PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 18 May 2012 01:12

Organizers Surprise Local 100 President Mildred Edmond with a cake on her 70th birthday in Mexico City. 

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Ken Stretcher gives Dallas local 100 report with Mildred Edmond and Orell Fitzsimmons listening.

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Orell Fitzsimmons gives Local 100 field report.

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Mary Ann Perez Running for State Representative PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 April 2012 16:33

Mary Ann Perez the President of the Board of Trustees of the Houston Community College and a candidate for State Representative in District 144 in Pasadena, Batown and the East End of Houston with State Senator Mario Gallegos, the godfather of Houston Hispanic politics. Senator Gallegos supported Local 100 ten years ago when we were organizing GCCSA and now supports us in our drive to organize Houston Community college employees. The primary election is in late May and Local 100 members will be phone banking, block walking and working on election day to ensure Mary Ann's victory.

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John Reno with Senator Gallegos


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Brenda Cinneros, Local 100 Organizer and her daughter at the Perez fundraiser with of course their Local 100 T-shirts in full display.

 
GCCSA Contract Bargaining PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 April 2012 16:17

During our first bargaining session for our 4th GCCSA contract our committee is looking strong. Five different members addressed management on issues and the overall feeling in the meeting was for the Agency and the Union to work together in making GCCSA a better place to work for our members, a more productive place for the children to learn and a place to allow management to lead with vision.


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Committee members from right; Pearlier Demart,Sheila Frazier, Demetrus johnson, Shawneque Wells, Elvelyn Claiborne, Dorothy Lindsey, Joe Hunter.

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Stop Pay Reductions at Houston Community College PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 17:52

Local 100 member John Reno lobbying Mary Ann Perez, President of the HCCS Board of Trustees, to support Local 100's proposal to grandfather all HCCS Counselors into the present pay scale to stop the reduction in pay of up to $20,000 for some counselors at the Houston Community College in Houston, Texas.

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Dallas Local 100 Goes to Bat for Members Cheated out of Seniority Because of NEA PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 16:45

Richard Pritchett has worked as a dispatcher and bus driver in Dallas County Schools since 1980 and had accrued 27 years of seniority. A few years ago, the NEA used its influence to get the seniority policy changed to exclude time not spent as a Driver for purposes of Seniority and raises.

The NEA and DCS didn’t grandfather employees like Richard and he automatically lost 12 years seniority which meant a big pay cut because bus routes, field trips and pay raises are based on seniority. The policy change put him behind people who have been there half the time he has.

            Local 100 is asking for an amendment to the policy that will grandfather Richard and any others in the same situation and give everyone full seniority.

            Local 100 has met with the head of HR and the Chief Financial Officer, has asked for a meeting with the Superintendent and will meet with the School Board president next.

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ResCare Baton Rouge Bargained a new Contract PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 16 March 2012 16:07
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Darlene Wilkins, Michael Tippens, and Antoinette Lee (not pictured) represented the bargaining unit at ResCare Baton Rouge by successfully bargaining a new contract.  The wages increased significantly for the majority of the workers and the accrual system for Paid Time Off increased as well.  This was a great win for Baton Rouge workers!
 
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