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SEIU CEO Mary Kay Henry
Mary Kay Henry
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  1. "Great"

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      Former Employee - Account Specialist in San Jose, CA

      I worked at SEIU full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Coworkers were very helpful and nice! Guided and taught me many as I was an intern.

      Cons

      No any cons at SEIU

    • "SEIU has been swell for me"

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      Current Employee - Coordinator 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at SEIU full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      Great benefits package, fulfilling work, inspirational coworkers

      Cons

      Stressful work environment, occasional toxic bro culture

      Advice to Management

      Promote more women!

    • "Intense work environment with committed peopls"

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      Former Employee - Director in Washington, DC
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at SEIU full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      mission, commitment to social justice and some very strategic people

      Cons

      intense, sometimes hard to understand the direction and strategy, very bureaucratic

      Advice to Management

      pay more attention to diversity at all levels

    • "FIne Place, Corporate Structure"

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      Former Employee - Counselor in New York, NY
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at SEIU for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Good Benefits, understanding management is helpful

      Cons

      Rigid Structure, not much room for advancement

    • Helpful (3)

      "A sad place to work"

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      Current Employee - Open Enrollment Specialist in Portland, OR
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at SEIU full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Employees are represented by CWA, PERU. Great benefits. Permanent staff get 5 paid days off/month and 5 floating holidays around Christmas. Seasonal staff are rehired annually as per the rehire roster in the CBA.

      Cons

      Leadership lacks of professionalism and respect necessary to sustain union values and employee retention. High turn over rate due to closed-door leadership style and management deligation to ill-skilled, lead staff. Employees who begin as seasonal or limited duration staff are often bullied and dismissed by their leads, supervisor, and especially the director. The office is infested with ants and roaches. Staff are...

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      Advice to Management

      The board of trustees must acknowledge the use of bullying and corruption to break Collective Bargaining Agreements and workers morale to maintain a sub par status quo. Hire a professional to create and manage a website that is user friendly, professional, and direct. Take into account the high turnover rate and asssess the failures of directors in relation to an inability to avoid conflict and leaderships role in...

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    • "Great experience, poor management"

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      Former Employee - Organizing Coordinator II in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at SEIU full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Great to work with members and help workers form unions. Great opportunities for training, personal development and leadership.

      Cons

      Too often leadership focused on minor things while ignoring the big picture. They did not respect any organizer and it created a culture that lacked morale.

      Advice to Management

      You invest a lot in training and recruitment. Stop treating your staff as expendable.

    • "Great position even though temporary"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at SEIU part-time

      Pros

      Great communication and great coworkers

      Cons

      Pay not as great

    • Helpful (1)

      "It's adequate work"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at SEIU part-time

        Pros

        Health insurance coverage, zero out of pocket, dental,

        Cons

        The work can get a little demanding.

      • "SEIU"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at SEIU full-time

        Pros

        a lot of travail and good car allowance

        Cons

        Long hours but still a fun company

      • Helpful (3)

        "They're ruining the labor movement"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at SEIU full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        You'll get to say you helped union members

        Cons

        If you're looking to make a difference and actually help the labor movement avoid this place. Members are treated like dues paying cows that need to be milked and there is very little attempt to actually empower or support them. Furthermore, employees here and treated like trash and despite being a labor union SEIU 721 has little to no regard for the welfare of its employees. Long hours are to be expected in organizing,...

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        Advice to Management

        Fire yourselves!

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