SEIU Local 99 Press Releases and Media Advisories

Statement on Impact of LAUSD Vaccine Mandate on Staffing at LAUSD schools

By |October 18th, 2021|LAUSD, Press, Press Releases|

From Max Arias, SEIU Local 99 Executive Director: "As LAUSD's vaccination mandate takes effect, members of SEIU Local 99 continue in negotiations with LAUSD regarding the district's staffing plans and the impact this will have on student services and the workers who deliver them. The district’s vaccination mandate has exposed the shortcomings of a [Read more]

School custodians, cafeteria workers, bus drivers call on LAUSD to extend vaccination requirement deadline to October 31

By |September 30th, 2021|LAUSD, Press, Press Releases|

Statement from Max Arias, SEIU Local 99 Executive Director:  “As education workers, we know students learn best when they are on campus. That is why SEIU Local 99 supports and encourages vaccination for our entire school community. The vaccine has proven to be the most powerful protection against COVID-19 and the pathway to safely and [Read more]

LAUSD school workers reach agreement that begins process for the safe-reopening of schools for in-person instruction 

By |February 22nd, 2021|LAUSD, Press, Press Releases|

Press Release for February 22, 2021 Contact: Blanca Gallegos – bgallegos@seiu99.org; 213-500-9594 LOS ANGELES, CA - School workers with the Los Angeles Unified School District, including custodians, food service workers, truck drivers and other essential workers represented by SEIU Local 99 have reached an agreement with the school district that begins the expansion of student [Read more]