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LAUSD Labor-Management Committee Elections on February 8 Take the lead to improve our jobs and student services. Nominations are now open. Election is February 8.

By |2020-02-05T13:21:37-08:00February 4th, 2020|LAUSD|

Do you want to help resolve worksite issues? Have ideas on how we can improve student services? Join one of our Labor Management Committees (LMC). These committees are made-up of members who meet regularly with school district administrators to find solutions to worksite problems, improve working conditions, and improve the student services we provide. Nominations are now open and voting for contested seats will take place on February 8.

Informe de la Union del 10 de enero, 2020

By |2020-01-10T15:15:00-08:00January 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

¡Feliz año nuevo! Con negociaciones contractuales, elecciones y más en el 2020, este es el año en que podemos hacer grandes cambios en nuestros lugares de trabajo y comunidades. Sigue leyendo para saber cómo comenzar. ¡Escuelas y Comunidades Primero! Firma la petición y entrega tus peticiones antes del 18 de enero. Este año, finalmente podemos [...]

U.S. Presidential Candidates Hear from SEIU 99 Education Workers Members highlight role of all education workers at MSNBC’s Public Education Forum

By |2019-12-18T13:34:16-08:00December 18th, 2019|People-Powered Politics|

When it comes to education, the voices of classified employees are not always heard. But at the Public Education Forum held in Pittsburg on December 14, 2019,  SEIU Local 99 members made sure that the role of special education assistants, teacher assistants, bus drivers, food service workers, custodians and others were recognized by everyone in attendance – including candidates for U.S. President!

When We Fight, We Win! LAUSD Reinstates Hundreds of Members to Summer Bridge Program

By |2019-11-06T14:44:01-08:00November 6th, 2019|LAUSD, Summer Fund|

Earlier this year, LAUSD wrongfully denied hundreds of SEIU Local 99 members enrollment in the Summer Bridge Fund (also called the Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program). The district claimed these members were not eligible because they worked the 2019 summer session. We fought back and more than 1300 members are now back in the program.

Rally for Justice, Immigrant Rights,& Equality 25 Years Beyond Prop 187

By |2019-11-05T17:18:51-08:00November 5th, 2019|People-Powered Politics|

Over 25 years ago in California, a conservative political climate, national recession, and shift in demographics led to a xenophobic backlash, coming to head as the anti-immigrant ballot initiative of Prop 187 in 1994. While conservatives expected us to hide in fear, we banded together and mobilized by the millions. Join us in honoring the movement that crushed the racist Prop 187. Free Bus Transportation from SEIU Local 99's L.A. Office to rally.

Child Care Providers Win Collective Bargaining Rights! Next Stop: Quality Child Care For All Gov. Gavin Newsom signs AB378; Workers Organized 16 Years for This Moment

By |2019-11-19T14:19:04-08:00September 30th, 2019|Child Care Providers, People-Powered Politics|

After 16 years of taking action and standing union strong, child care providers have won the right to collectively bargain a contract with the State of California. Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Building a Better Early Care and Education System Act (AB 378) by Assemblymember Monique Limón into law on September 30, 2019.

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