SEIU Local 99 bargaining team members voted overwhelmingly to approve Tentative Agreement with LACOE in Contract Reopener Negotiations

It took a united effort from SEIU Local 99 members at LACOE & the bargaining team to win stronger improved language for the following articles:

  • Article VII Leaves of Absence Vacations and Holidays 
    • Improved language around illness verification, light duty return to work assignments, & vacation of 8 hours or less without prior approval.
  • Article XVI Layoff & Displacement Procedures 
    • Strengthened language for potential layoffs & displacements.
  • Article X Transfer Procedures 
    • Included language to ensure seniority is factored in for transfer criteria.

Read the language of the full agreement: HERE.

Voting Information

Voting took place online from Friday, May 31st through Tuesday, June 4th & in-person on Wednesday 6/5 at the LACOE Education Center West Building, Room 259, 12800 Ardis Ave. Downey 90242. 

Members came out to support and exercise their right to approve the tentative agreement.

When we vote, we win!

If you have any questions about negotiations or job-related concerns, contact Troylynn Limar at (213) 219-7123 or, by email at

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