SEIU Local 535 Dragon--Voice of the Union

July 2000

Monumental Child Welfare Study
reveals why the system is failing

Workers and union organizers standing by a truck that says SEIU with the mountains in the background. The banner says Yosemittee Valley leading the way
Yosemite Workers Fight
to Save the Park

Valley Plan Endangers Workers, Visitors, and Environment

Group of women workers.
Fresno Housing Authority workers help people with low incomes

Study finds High Caseloads prventing social workers from Helping Children and Families.  Photo of a social worker listening to a client who is obviously in a crisis

Background to Study

Union Lobbying
Results in $132 Million to Reduce Caseloads

Group of workers infront of the state capital building

What Next for Child Welfare

Social Work Alert:
Union Effort Stops SB 1391



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Dragon child welfare
reports are now
available on line and
can be downloaded

Cover of Social Worker Meltdown  report, frantic looking social worker
Social Worker

Cover of the report Portecting Children Retoring Families,  It Takes Time
Protecting Children,
Restoring Families,

It Takes Time and




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