Walker, Yvonne


Yvonne Walker is president of Service Employees International Union Local 1000 is the exclusive representative of more than 95,000 state employees, including the overwhelming majority of white collar professionals, clerical workers, teachers, printers, librarians, custodians, nurses and other health care professionals

Sick Out Rumor 'Not True,' Says SEIU Leader

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A rumored coordinated "sick out" by state workers for Wednesday, July 15, is apparently untrue, according to the state worker's union, SEIU Local 1000.

The rumor continued to gain momentum as local television news programs reiterated it this evening.

"To be real clear about it, we've seen some texts going around, but we don't know where it is coming from," SEIU communications director Doug Crooks told California Progress Report. "Local 1000 is not promoting nor sanctioning any sick out."

Local 1000's president, Yvonne Walker, sent out an email to state workers at 3:22 this afternoon, confirming the union did not call for the action.

"Subject: Rumored sick-out not sactioned or promoted by Local 1000

Sick Out Rumor 'Not True,' Says SEIU Leader

>Yvonne Walker.jpg

A rumored coordinated "sick out" by state workers for Wednesday, July 15, is apparently untrue, according to the state worker's union, SEIU Local 1000.

The rumor continued to gain momentum as local television news programs reiterated it this evening.

"To be real clear about it, we've seen some texts going around, but we don't know where it is coming from," SEIU communications director Doug Crooks told California Progress Report. "Local 1000 is not promoting nor sanctioning any sick out."

Local 1000's president, Yvonne Walker, sent out an email to state workers at 3:22 this afternoon, confirming the union did not call for the action.

"Subject: Rumored sick-out not sactioned or promoted by Local 1000