Isaac Gonzalez

Employment History

Business Agent
January 13, 2003 to Present
SEIU Local 1280 Fairfield, California

Independently handle difficult and complex issues in labor relations matters and interpersonal relationships. Assist Solano County, Napa/Solano Headstart and homecare employees in employer/employee relations matters. Train bargaining unit members and staff in employer/employee relation's matters. Advise, assist, train and/or participate in negotiations and grievance processing. Representation in Adjustment Boards, disciplinary matters, unfair labor practices and administrative actions. Technical assistance, advising, coordinating, contract negotiation and training.

Labor Relations Representative
March 1986 to January 2003
California State Employees Association Sacramento, California

Same as above and in addition representation services before the State Personnel Board, Public Employees Relations Board, Department of Personnel Administration for bargaining unit employees in State Civil Service.

Associate Governmental Program Analyst
May 1984 to March 1986
State of California, Dept. of Health Services Sacramento, California

Analyze, plan and develop change order directives and insure timely and cost effective changes to the California Medi-Cal Management Information System (CA-MMIS). Analyze legislation, regulations, proposed departmental policy, provider bulletins and other change documents. Review the fiscal intermediary's general and detail design documentation. Consult with education program managers and specialists to explore and evaluate the efficacy of established programs.

Staff Services Analyst ©
January 1981 to May 1984
State of California, Dept. of Health Services Sacramento, California

Monitor contract compliance of the Medi-Cal fiscal intermediary. Reviews reports for potential errors and errors referred by Medi-Cal Quality Control and the California Department of Justice. Conduct legal research. Claims Adjudication

Correctional Officer
July 1978 to January 1981
San Quentin State Prison Tamal, California

In a correctional setting, provide for the peace, order and public safety by protecting life, property and the public as a Peace Officer (PC832). Supervise inmates under my charge in work assignments, recreation, gunposts and living units, from maximum to minimum security levels. Provide counseling and guidance to inmates to modify antisocial behavior and attitudes.

Public Health Assistant
March 1977 to June 1978
State of California, Dept. of Health Sacramento, California
Rural Health Section

Advocate for delivery of primary health care systems to rural underserved populations through out California. Surveyed, reported, coordinated and provided technical services in assessing sanitation and health care needs of rural underserved areas. Signatory authority in negotiating and monitoring contracts with medical non-profit organizations. Personnel Officer for the California Health Services Corps. Author of job specifications for two classifications in California State Civil Service. Negotiate agreements between the California Nurses Association and the California Academy of Physician Assistants. Negotiate among health care delivery associations to promote legislative agendas. Lobbying.

Student Intern
Intermittent: June 1975 to March 1976; July 1976 to September 1976
State of California, Health & Welfare Agency, Sacramento, California
Department of Health (various units)

Collect and analyze data, develop reports, conduct research projects. Signatory authority to implement, negotiate and monitor WIN Public Services Employment projects for AFDC youth to repair and rehabilitate migrant farm worker housing. Design and implement recruitment projects to identify qualified youth. Draft, negotiate and monitor WIN-PSE contracts among housing authorities, trade unions and the State. Conduct a comparative study of living conditions of migrant farm workers throughout the State.

Mental Health Worker I
June 1974 to February 1975
Kern View Hospital Bakersfield, California
Golden Empire Methadone Program

Assist duty nurse in dispensing methadone to clients. Collection of urine samples and processing for testing. Maintain logs and reports. Accompany nurse to county jail to administer methadone to incarcerated clients. Conduct group counseling sessions. Coordinate tutoring and scholastic financial aid for clients.

Organizer/Picket Captain
June 1973 to September 1974
United Farm Workers of America Keene, California
AFL-CIO

Organize farm workers. Interpret. Translate. Supervise picket crews.