We're proud to partner with Los Angeles County Federation of Labor to offer this holiday Food Distribution event in Los Angeles Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 25. Unfortunately, we have reached capacity and are not able to accept any more registrations. Please continue to check our website for food distribution events that are scheduled in the future. [...]
Members on our bargaining team reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) that addresses working conditions for the duration of the 2020-21 academic year. Members stood strong for an agreement that puts safety first.
After 17 years of organizing and fighting to win their union, family child care providers will soon sit down to negotiate their first union contract with the state of California. The first step is to elect their negotiations team. The negotiations team will be made up of providers and union staff. This team will develop [...]
Nominations for Family Child Care Provider Negotiations Team Open on Oct 14 After a historic union victory, providers begin process to negotiate their first contract
This summer, family child care providers in California won their union with a historic 97% of the vote! Now, they’re preparing to sit down with state representatives and negotiate their first union contract. The first step is to elect the negotiations team. To learn more about the nomination and election process for the negotiations team join a Zoom meeting on Wednesday, October 14.
The deadline to fill out your U.S. Census Questionnaire is fast approaching – September 30. Completing the census is critical to ensure our communities have the resources for quality public schools, hospitals and other public services we need now more than ever. Completing the Census is easy and fast. The census asks only 10 questions [...]
LAUSD’s Lack of Planning is Showing. Safety Will Not Be Compromised. Updates on COVID-19 Testing Sites, Teacher Assistant Health Benefits, Child Care and other programs the school district is rolling-out without full plans
As the new school year takes flight, it is clear that LAUSD still does not have many programs and practices in place. The most recent example is the roll-out of their COVID-19 testing sites. The safety of SEIU Local 99 members working on the front lines is critical and we will not allow the district [...]
Are Teacher Assistants allowed to be in Zoom breakout rooms without teachers? The same rules apply as if you were on a physical campus. You can be alone in a breakout room but only for a short amount of time. The teacher should be gone for no more than 10 minutes. Treat it as if [...]
As new school year is set to begin, LAUSD school workers reach agreement that expands support for distance learning, contact tracing plans
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release August 17, 2020; Contact: Blanca Gallegos - [email protected] Los Angeles, CA - School Custodians, Bus Drivers, Teacher Assistants and other dedicated education workers providing services to students in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) have reached an agreement with the school district to ensure safety, equity and increased support [...]
Stop the Shutdown of Child Development Centers & the Layoff of Essential Workers at Santa Monica Malibu Unified
On July 16, the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School Board will be announcing their recommendation for the reopening of schools in the fall. They will be considering massive cuts to child development services and other critical student services. We must make our voices heard.
Join us for our monthly "regional" membership meeting on Zoom. Get updates on worksites, negotiations, Summer Bridge Fund, the fight for equity in education and more. This meeting is for members only and you must register to attend. We recommend you join the meeting via the Zoom App to make sure you can more fully [...]