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Summer Bridge Applications Now Being Accepted for 2022-23 Benefits. Apply by March 1st!

By |January 13th, 2022|LAUSD, Small K-12 Units, Summer Fund|

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 2022-23 school year are now being accepted and must be returned to your employer by March 1, 2021.

Our Demands to LAUSD on Their COVID-19 Testing Mandate

By |January 7th, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

LAUSD continues to make unilateral decisions that affect SEIU Local 99’s members’ working conditions. This week, the district called  for all employees and students to be tested for COVID-19 and present negative results before returning to work on January 11.  Safety is a priority and we support testing to help combat the spread of [Read more]

SEIU Local 99 Executive Board Vacancies: Application Period Has Closed

By |November 9th, 2021|All Bargaining Units, Union Business|

Take the lead to build a strong union. Apply to fill one of the vacancies on our Executive Board. As provided by Article 14, Section 3 of the SEIU Local 99 Constitution and Bylaws, the Local 99 Executive Board will be filling Industry Division Delegate vacancies for the following: Los Angeles Unified School District [Read more]

Take Action to Demand More Hours for Dedicated LAUSD Workers

By |November 2nd, 2021|LAUSD|

LAUSD’s vaccine mandate has worsened the district’s staffing shortage and exposed the district’s lack of planning. Now, they’re scrambling to provide critical student services and forcing classified employees to take-on the extra load. Even before the pandemic, there were thousands of open positions at LAUSD. Now, the vaccine mandate has led to the departure [Read more]

Called into a disciplinary meeting by LAUSD? Know your rights.

By |October 28th, 2021|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

LAUSD has begun to hold disciplinary meetings with workers who have opted not to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. If you have been scheduled for one of these meetings, it is important to know your rights. You have the right to union representation. Under a U.S. Supreme Court decision called Weingarten, you have the right to [Read more]

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