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The Coronavirus Outbreak: Latest Information

Your health and safety are the priority as employers and communities work to prevent the spread of coronavirus. SEIU Local 99 is working with employers, schools, and the state of California to review and provide input on their emergency and preparedness plans, including planning around school closures.

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Got Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccines? We’ve Got Answers

January 12th, 2021|All Bargaining Units|

COVID-19 is preventable and treatable, but only if we ensure working people are informed and protected. We must continue practicing basic wellness like frequent handwashing and staying home if we’re sick can help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Now that there are vaccines available, you may have questions and concerns about its safety and effectiveness. SEIU has compiled a [...]

Interview Candidates Running for State Senate District 30 Make politics work for us on school reopening, vaccines, pandemic recovery

January 4th, 2021|People-Powered Politics|

The State Senators we elect will decide on funding to reopen schools, child care, health care and plans to recover from this pandemic. Come ask these candidates where they stand on the issues we care about and help decide who SEIU will endorse. Senate District 30 includes Culver City, Ladera Heights, and Westmont and the Crenshaw, Downtown, and Florence neighborhoods [...]

Hero Pay at LAUSD Increases to $5/hour recognizing the essential work of SEIU Local 99 members

December 10th, 2020|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

SEIU Local 99 members on the Safety Collaborative Committee met with LAUSD today and we reached an agreement that increases the additional hero pay back to $5.00 per hour effective today, December 10, for all employees who are required to report to work to a school or worksite. This includes everyone at grab-and-go sites, COVID-19 testing centers, school sites, warehouses [...]

SEIU Local 99 COVID-19 Guide for Members at Los Angeles Community College District

December 9th, 2020|LACCD|

This guide was developed by SEIU Local 99 members on our bargaining team for members at LACCD designated as essential workers. This guide will provide context and a summary of your rights and benefits negotiated in our COVID-19 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and LACCD’s COVID-19 protocols, including requests for accommodations for members impacted by COVID-19 and requests for leaves of [...]

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The Coronavirus Outbreak: Latest Information

Your health and safety are the priority as employers and communities continue to work to prevent the spread of coronavirus. SEIU Local 99 is working with employers, schools, and the state of California to review and provide input on preparedness plans, safety measures, distance learning, essential work, child care, the eventual safe return to in-person classes and other issues related to work and the pandemic.

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OUR CAMPAIGNS

We care about having good jobs, providing quality education, and building healthy, vibrant communities, and we believe these things all go hand-in-hand. That’s why we lead movements for change at the bargaining table, at our work sites, and at the ballot box.

As education workers and parents, we fight to win contracts that improve our livelihoods and improve the quality education. And as union members, we exercise our collective voice at the ballot box to ensure that the things we care about are prioritized. If an elected official says they’re going to expand funding for public education or pass laws that help working people and students, we make sure they do just that.

See our current campaigns.

OUR CAMPAIGNS

We care about having good jobs, providing quality education, and building healthy, vibrant communities and we believe these things all go hand-in-hand. That’s why we lead movements for change at the bargaining table, at our work sites, and at the ballot box.

As education workers and parents, we fight to win contracts that improve our livelihoods and improve the quality education. And as union members, we exercise our collective voice at the ballot box to ensure that the things we care about are prioritized. If an elected official says they’re going to expand funding for public education or pass laws that help working people and students, we make sure they do just that.

See our current campaigns.

OUR CAMPAIGNS

Summer Bridge Fund

In June 2018, Governor Brown signed the 2018-2019 State Budget, which includes $50 million in funding for a summer relief fund for classified employees, matched 1-to-1 by the state. We now have the safety net we need and deserve and we won it through union power. Learn more about the summer relief fund on this page.

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Child Care for All

Family child care providers give peace-of-mind to working parents by caring for their little ones every day. As educators, they play a vital role in their early development. Yet, providers are some of the lowest paid workers in the state and are denied the right to collective bargaining. With a new governor, this is the year we change that.

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Summer Bridge Fund

In June 2018, Governor Brown signed the 2018-2019 State Budget, which includes $50 million in funding for a summer relief fund for classified employees, matched 1-to-1 by the state. We now have the safety net we need and deserve and we won it through union power. Learn more about the summer relief fund on this page.

Learn more

Child Care for All

Family child care providers give peace-of-mind to working parents by caring for their little ones every day. As educators, they play a vital role in their early development. Yet, providers are some of the lowest paid workers in the state and are denied the right to collective bargaining. With a new governor, this is the year we change that.

Learn more

As much of the country is shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, many SEIU Local 99 members are on the front lines making sure students continue their education, disinfecting schools and workplaces, delivering grab-and-go meals to families in need and providing care, learning and stability to the children of first responders.

These are our stories

As much of the country is shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, many SEIU Local 99 members are on the front lines making sure students continue their education, disinfecting schools and workplaces, delivering grab-and-go meals to families in need and providing care, learning and stability to the children of first responders.

These are our stories
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