Who is ESC Local 20?

The Engineers and Scientists of California Local 20, IFPTE is a democratic labor union that represents over 8,000 engineers, scientists, licensed health professionals, and attorneys at PG&E, Kaiser Permanente, the US EPA, Legal Aid at Work, numerous clinics and hospitals, and other employers throughout Northern California. Our mission is to work with professional employees to address their concerns through collective bargaining and to advocate for their professional interests.  More...

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ESC Local 20 represents over 4,600 professionals at PG&E who do vital work to keep the utility safe and modern. Engineers, Estimators, Mapping Technicians, and Project Managers are just a few of the more than 300 represented classifications.


More than 1,700 Clinical Lab Scientists and Medical Laboratory Technicians, Optometrists and Optometric Assistants, Genetic Counselors and Coordinators, and Home Health Therapists are proud members of ESC Local 20 and the Labor-Management Partnership.

Health Employers

ESC Local 20 represents a wide variety of licensed professional healthcare workers at public and private sector hospitals, clinics, and other facilities throughout Northern California.

Federal & Legal Employers

ESC Local 20 represents professional workers in the federal and legal sectors at Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 professionals and Bay Areas legal non-profits.

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