Napa-Solano Central Labor Council Update - 10/16/17

Siblings, our hearts go out to all of those impacted by the fires and now is the time for every union to step up and support their members in need. We are trying to do our part by starting a relief fund for active and retired members.

We hope to see you all at our Delegates meeting this Wednesday to get caught up on all the Labor happenings. This Months UWLG meeting cancelled due to schedule conflicts surrounding the relief efforts.

We know that this disaster relief will go on for months so we will attempt to keep you all up to date on needs. When I contacted Napa County they indicated that right now they are having to warehouse donations of things like blankets and water etc. but could use monetary donations. Here is a communication from the City of Napa: 

  • I am sure many of you are getting questions about how the community can help with the fire relief efforts in Napa. At this time, no donations are being accepted. However, information about volunteering and monetary donations has been listed below:
  •  For volunteer information, please contact the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL). 65 Mitchell Blvd #101, San Rafael, CA 94903 (415) 479-5710 or
  •  For donation information, the Napa Valley Community Foundation has mobilized its Disaster Relief Fund. 3299 Claremont Way #2, Napa, CA 94558 (707) 254-9565 or


 In Solano County the Animal rescue shelter has over 450 horses and counting and could use donations of meals for the 150 to 200 volunteers. Our friend Dana Dean is coordinating the donation of meals:

  • I am working on coordinating meal deliveries for the volunteers at Large Animal Evacuation Center at the Solano County Fairgrounds. We are in good shape through Wednesday, but each day after that we need breakfasts delivered by 7:00 a.m. for 100, lunch for 150 by about noon, and dinner for 150 at 6:00 p.m. In general, we are looking for hand held foods like breakfast burritos, sandwiches for lunch and tacos or BBQ for dinner. We can accomodate sides, but do not have refrigeration or heat.(Hold the mayo.) If you or your organization can help, please contact my office at 707-747-5206 and we can connect about details from there. Thanks so much.




This disaster relief fund has been set up to assist affiliated active or retired union members who have lost their homes or been evacuated by the devastating fires that have affected both the North Bay and Napa Solano areas.

We have joined forces to ensure that those union members in need will have someone to turn to, THEIR UNION! Administered by the two Labor Council’s, the funds will be released to the impacted members Local Union for distribution with 100% of those funds going to impacted members.


Affiliated unions can provide the names and contact information of members living in the North Bay and Napa Solano area that have lost their homes or evacuated. Please email [email protected] to place members names on the distribution list.


To donate, write checks to:

NBLC Members Disaster Relief Fund.

Address: 2525 Cleveland Ave, Suite A, Santa Rosa 95403

Click here to donate

Napa Solano members will be represented! We are teaming up with our Siblings at the North Bay CLC who have an existing fund set up after the Lake Fire. This is a regional disaster and as always, we are, Working People Standing Together



 Vallejo Waterfront Weekend was huge success! The event was great and I want to thank everyone from Labor that helped make it happen. Labor was represented at the Whaleboat Regatta where last year's winners, the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators Local #16 once again took home the prize in the Labor Division

SEIU #1021 had two teams and took the top spot in the Labor Service division

And Firefighters Local #1186 and Napa Firefighters Local #3124 battled it out with Vallejo Fire coming out on top.

Public Safety - Vallejo Fire Dept.1st

Napa Fire 2nd

Fire Academy 3rd


Labor - Local 16 Oars Deep 1st

Alstom Train builders 2nd

Local 16 Bangin Oars 3rd


Service Labor - SEIU Rowing dead 1st

SEIU Winter is coming 2nd

C&H Sugar Sugar Rush 3rd



Napa Working Families Coalition: Meets every second WednesdayWe met at our standing Meeting date

UWLG:  Tuesday Oct 17th   CANCELLED Next Months UWLG meeting Tuesday November 21st 10 am. Location: Teamsters / Firefighters Hall -  445 Nebraska Street -  Vallejo

CLC Executive Board and Delegates Meeting. Board at 5:15 DELEGATES 6 PM at the CTA headquarters, 4751 Central Ave, Fairfield