Despite signing a Class & Compensation Agreement in August 2022 that would provide desperately needed staffing support for dispatchers and call-takers, the Boston Police Department continues to delay enacting critical measures to avoid dispatcher burnout.
After winng at the Department of Labor Relations, SEIU 888 will represent all full-time and regular part-time employees who work as Supervisory Gaming Agents or Gaming Agents for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.
On Saturday, October 22, SEIU 888 held its annual convention in Braintree. The event was attended by members from across sectors and across the state. It also featured visits from SEIU 888 endorsed candidates and Massachusetts AFL-CIO President Steve Tolman. Importantly, the convention passed a resolution on racial justice that was previously approved by the SEIU 888 Executive Committee.
Unions were created in the 1800’s to address the plight of workers during the Industrial Revolution. Though the landscape of industry has changed dramatically since unions’ inception, the need for unions remains crucial.
SEIU 888 works collaboratively with chapters across Massachusetts to secure dozens of contracts for members each year - contracts that improve the lives of our members and the services available in the communities they serve. Here are just a few examples of our recent wins.