San Mateo County
Central Labor Council

Contact Us:  
Phone: (650) 572-8848
1153 Chess Dr., Suite 200
Foster City CA 94404
Fax: (650) 572-2481

The San Mateo County Central Labor Council is an expression of the hopes and aspirations of the working people of San Mateo County.  We seek the fulfillment of these hopes and aspirations through democratic processes and consistent with our institutions and traditions.

At the collective bargaining table, in the community, in the exercise of the rights and responsibilities, we seek to serve the interests of working people and their families.

We pledge ourselves to a more effective organization of working men and women; to the securing for them the full recognition and enjoyment of the rights to which they are justly entitled; to the achievement of ever higher standards of living and working conditions; to the attainment of security for all the people; to the enjoyment of the leisure which their skills make possible; and to the strengthening and extension of our way of life; and the fundamental freedoms.

We shall combat resolutely the forces that seek to undermine the democratic institutions of our nation and to enslave the human soul.  We shall strive always to win full respect for the dignity of the human individual whom our unions serve.

What's new:

Thank you volunteers! Our endorsement success rate was 79%. Endorsed results

Please take 15 minutes to complete the AFL-CIO National Survey of Working Women - link

Labor's Holiday Party - December 4, 11:30am-2pm - Invitation - RSVP card

Legislative Policy Meeting & Organizing Training - December 15 in Sacramento - flyer

UC Berkeley Labor Center - Enforcing City Minimum Wage Laws in California: Best Practices and City-State Partnerships - link

Collective Bargaining Exercise - Nov. 17th in Sacramento - flyer

UC Berkeley Labor Center - Lead Organizer Training - Jan 20-22 - link

Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld's Labor Law Update Conference - March 5, 2016 in Millbrae -$60 before 2/20/16 - link

Sign the 'I Stand with Postal Workers' online postcard to show Postal management that we want: Good Postal Service! Good Jobs! Good Contract!
Union postal jobs are being outsourced to Staples - Boycott Staples! - info & petition

Read the Dept. of Industrial Relations - All Workers have rights in California

"Wage Theft is a Crime" - Order guides from the CA Labor Commissioner or view a video
"All workers have rights in California ", a new worker's rights booklet from the Dept. of Industrial Relations - link

Robert Reich explains why we need to expand Social Security in 3 minutes - link

Union Food Distribution Calendar - Prior sign up required June - Dec. 2015

Order Jon Fromer's musical CD - form

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Trades Introduction Program - San Mateo "TIP" Pre-Apprenticeship Course - flyer

Capital Fellows Program, a gateway to public service and leadership - visit www.csus.edu/calst/programs
California Public Employee Relations' 5th edition Pocket Guide to the Family and Medical Leave Acts $22 - link
Contact Susan Charles at smclc@sbcglobal.net with any comments or suggestions for our web site.  Thank you!!
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