Due to the pandemic, members on our SEIU Local 99 bargaining team had to switch gears to negotiate over job protections and safety protocols. We put a pause on wage negotiations covering the third year of our 2017-20 contract. But over the past few weeks, we’ve been back at the table bargaining with LAUSD over wage increases and we’ve been able to move the district to a $1/hour increase paid retroactively to July 2019. Keep in mind this is a tentative agreement and not finalized yet. We meet with the district again on Thursday, June 10 to continue negotiations, including over an additional bonus. Stay tuned for more information.