For SEIU Local 99 press releases and media advisories.

School Employees Host FREE 3rd Annual Health Fair

By |November 3rd, 2011|Press, Press Releases|

— MEDIA ADVISORY — For Immediate Release: November 3, 2011 Contact: Blanca Gallegos, 213-500-9594 WHAT: School workers are hosting a free community health and resource fair with information about medical services and programs available at low or no cost. The fair will feature onsite exams, including diabetes, vision, dental, blood pressure, and spinal screenings. The [Read more]

Prominent Los Angeles Women Leaders to Governor: “We are Counting on You. Support Women’s Work!”

By |September 20th, 2011|Press, Press Releases|

—PRESS RELEASE— Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 Contact: Terry Carter—(213) 700-5617 Following an open-letter to Governor Brown that will run as a full page ad in the Sacramento Bee the same day: Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel South Bay Assemblymember Betsy Butler, and County Federation of Labor Secretary-Treasurer Maria Elena Durazo join with other [Read more]

Lynwood School Workers To Tell Board: “Enough is Enough!”

By |September 13th, 2011|Press, Press Releases|

— MEDIA ADVISORY — For Release: September 13, 2011 Contact: Blanca Gallegos 213-387-8393, ext. 219 213-500-9594 (cell) After years of pay cuts and layoffs, custodians, cafeteria workers, and others at Lynwood Unified will say “no more” and rally against health benefit increase WHAT: Food service workers, custodians, security officers and other Lynwood Unified classified workers, [Read more]

Child Care Providers Launch “Diaper Brigade!”

By |September 1st, 2011|Press, Press Releases|

—PRESS RELEASE— Date: Thursday, September 1, 2011 Contact: Terry Carter—(213) 700-5617 Broken Child Care System NEEDS A CHANGE Pasadena child care agency is first stop; Kicks off a series of actions across Southern California. Pasadena, CA—Today, nearly 50 local child care providers and the parents and children they serve lined the sidewalks, chanted with picket [Read more]

Midnight Ride to Sacramento!

By |June 6th, 2011|Press, Press Releases|

— Press Release — For Immediate Release: June 6, 2011 Contacts: Blanca Gallegos 213-500-9594 Terry Carter 213-700-5617 School workers board buses to capital to urge legislators to maintain tax revenues to stop budget cuts to education! LOS ANGELES, CA – Just days before California’s June 15 budget deadline, cafeteria workers, classroom aides, school janitors, child [Read more]

Custodians, Library Aides, Cafeteria Workers Ratify Contract with Ventura County Community College District

By |February 18th, 2011|Press, Press Releases|

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2011 CONTACT: Blanca Gallegos (213) 500-9594 Workers sacrifice increases and accept some cuts to their health coverage in order to preserve student services and maintain campus quality. Library aides, custodians, cafeteria workers, and other members of SEIU Local 99 voted on and overwhelmingly ratified their 2010–2013 contract with [Read more]

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