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Informe para Miembros de SEIU99 Sobre Coronavirus: 3 de abril, 2020

By |2020-04-03T11:05:14-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Local 99 Led Efforts that Put Education and Justice at the Top of the Ballot on Super Tuesday

By |2020-03-04T16:19:11-08:00March 4th, 2020|LAUSD, People-Powered Politics|

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.

By |2020-02-28T15:08:24-08:00February 24th, 2020|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 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.

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!

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