Compañero/a: Estoy orgulloso del trabajo que los miembros de SEIU Local 99 estámos haciendo para ayudar a nuestras familias y comunidades mientras nos enfrentamos a esta crisis. Estamos en una situación difícil y en constante cambio, pero quiero informarles que los Delegados, otros Miembros Líderes y personal de Local 99 hemos estado en conversaciones [...]
Even as votes continue to be counted, it’s clear that SEIU Local 99 members made a difference in the March 3 Super Tuesday primary election. In the months leading up to election day, Local 99 members and staff contacted thousands of voters on the phone and during weekend neighborhood walks – and the results for LAUSD and Compton Unified school board show our voices were heard.
Summer Bridge Fund: Applications Now Being Accepted for 2020-21 Benefits. Apply by March 1. We fought for it and won! Eligible classified school employees can receive matching funds from the state during summer break.
SEIU Local 99 members fought hard to win the Summer Bridge Fund (also called the Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program). This program gives eligible classified school workers the opportunity to save money from their paychecks during the school year and receive up to a dollar-for-dollar match from the state during the summer break when work is not available. Applications to participate in the program in the 2020-21 school year are now being accepted and must be returned to your employer by March 1, 2020 (March 2 for Santa Monica Malibu Unified)
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.
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.
Our bargaining team has reached a tentative contract agreement with SMMUSD that includes wage increases and other improvements. Members must vote on the agreement.
Our SEIU Local 99 Bargaining Team has reached a tentative contract agreement with the LA County Office of Education (LACOE). Members must vote on the agreement.
¡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 [...]
Estimado Miembro de SEIU Local 99, Al llegar a fines del 2019, tenemos que celebrar los logros asombrosos que los miembros de Local 99 ganaron este año. Una de nuestras mayores victorias fue que el Gobernador Gavin Newsom firmó una ley que permite a las Proveedores de Cuidado Infantil Familiar negociar un contrato. En el [...]
U.S. Presidential Candidates Hear from SEIU 99 Education Workers Members highlight role of all education workers at MSNBC’s Public Education Forum
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!
Our Bargaining Team is currently in negotiations with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) over wages. Our team has challenged the district to think creatively about improving wages and compensation for Local 99 members.