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Update on Summer Bridge Fund Payout for 2021

By |July 15th, 2021|LACCD, LAUSD, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, Summer Fund, TAS, Torrance Unified School District|

If you applied and were approved for the 2021 Summer Bridge Fund program, you should be receiving your payout funds in mid July.  We are aware that LAUSD has notified members that the state is only matching $.66 for each dollar contributed. If you have received this notification from LAUSD or any other employer, IT [Read more]

Members at LAUSD Ratify Agreement for Wage Increases + Bonus

By |June 24th, 2021|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

UPDATE: Our Bargaining Team met with LAUSD on July 12 to discuss payment of the bonuses and retroactive pay we negotiated in our agreement. We are pushing the district to expedite these checks. While they still couldn’t provide us with a definite date, they did state that the $750 bonus checks will be paid [Read more]

Agreement Reached for Wage Increases + Bonus for Members at LAUSD: Ratification Vote June 21-23

By |June 10th, 2021|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

Our bargaining team reached tentative agreements with LAUSD over wage increases covering the third year (2019-20) of our current contract. The agreements include: $1/hour ongoing wage increase – paid retroactively to July 1, 2019 $750 bonus for all members who worked in 2019-2020 to the present. “Us Too” clause – ensures that if any other [Read more]

Members at SMMUSD Reach Tentative Agreement on Hero Pay Ratification vote taking place now through June 11

By |June 10th, 2021|Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units|

After taking action, speaking out at school board meetings and months of negotiations, our bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District for hero pay to recognize the hard work and commitment of SEIU Local 99 members during the pandemic. According to our tentative agreement, members are [Read more]

LAUSD is Hiring

By |April 7th, 2021|All Bargaining Units, LAUSD|

As school begins to re-open for in-person instruction there is a need for more staffing to ensure the Los Angeles Unified School district is complying with all health and safety protocols. LAUSD is hiring building & grounds workers, health site support aides to help at COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites and to assist with daily [Read more]

SEIU CA Hold ‘Em Accountable Text Party Tuesday, March 23 | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

By |March 23rd, 2021|People-Powered Politics|

Members from SEIU Locals throughout California are coming together and texting voters whose Congressional Representatives voted against the American Rescue Plan. On March 11th, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. The American Rescue Plan provides: $130 billion to schools to reopen safely $3.8 Billion lifeline for child care providers and frontline workers [Read more]

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