Published: March 21, 2024

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  • What’s in this issue: 

    • Sublocal Elections Voting Deadline April 14.
    • August 2024: General Council, SEIU 503’s Supreme Governing Body.
    • You’ve Got The Power! Access Your Benefits Online.
    • Free Shoes For Care Providers! 

    Union Elections: Don’t Throw Your Vote Away!

    Click here for a word from our SEIU 503 Executive Director Melissa Unger!

    This is a reminder to vote in your sublocal union election if you have not already. Voting will be open until Sunday, April 14, at 5:00pm Pacific Time.

    NOTE: Our records show you are not a dues-paying member of your care provider union. If you are not a member you cannot vote in union elections or have your feedback considered in regard to contract bargaining. If you would like to have a say in the outcome of your contract, join your fellow care providers to advocate for better pay, benefits and working conditions. We are stronger together! Click here to join your care provider’s union and help build power for yourself and your coworkers. Together, we can win the respect, protection and pay we deserve..

    If you have any questions about the election, email us at or call 844-503-SEIU (7348).

    The 2024 General Council: SEIU 503’s Supreme Governing Body

    The 2024 General Council, SEIU 503’s supreme governing body, will convene at the Downtown Portland Hilton Hotel August 1-4, 2024. Training for appointed General Council committee chairs and members will be scheduled prior to General Council convening.

    Members of all SEIU 503 sublocals are in the process of electing their General Council voting delegates through sublocal elections. Every sublocal has at least one delegate, while the number of delegates for larger sublocals is apportioned under an established formula. Members of the Board of Directors—statewide officers, directors, and assistant directors—serve as General Council delegates automatically by virtue of their elected positions on our board.

    Go to the SEIU 503 website for details about sublocal elections. New and updated elections and General Council information will be posted on our website as it becomes available.

    You’ve Got The Power! Access Your SEIU Carewell Benefits Online!

    Carewell SEIU 503 is the family of training and benefits hard-won by SEIU 503 homecare and personal support providers and personal care attendants to enhance their lives. Delivered clearly, easily, and reliably, these offer the stability, health, skills, and training workers deserve.

    You can access and manage your Carewell SEIU 503 benefits anytime through the easy, convenient online app “MyCarewell503“.  Click here to learn more and set up your log-in information!


    ICYMI: Paid Training and Free Shoes for SEIU Care Providers!

    Now, when you complete your new worker or continuing education training, you get a FREE pair of shoes in addition to your paid stipend!

    Stay safe on the job with a new pair of slip-resistant shoes from Carewell Kicks! Choose from over 70 styles, including popular brands like Reebok and Sketchers. Just another great benefit from Carewell SEIU 503! Learn more about eligibility.

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