After months of negotiations, Child Care Providers United (CCPU) has finally reached a HISTORIC Tentative Agreement with the State of California!
Hero Pay & Respect for Essential Workers at Torrance Unified School District Join us at the TUSD virtual board meeting on Monday, June 21 at 7:00pm
Our SEIU Local 99 member-led bargaining team met with the Torrance Unified School District management team last week to demand wage increases and a bonus.
Santa Monica Malibu Unified members were on the frontlines disinfecting schools throughout the pandemic, preparing campuses for students’ safe return, and helping families in need. They were deemed essential workers, but the district would not recognize their work with hero pay. Members never gave up. They shared their stories, spoke out at school board meetings, signed petitions, and stood strong at the bargaining table. It paid off. On June 11, members ratified a new agreement that secures hero pay.
Let’s Make Reliable Internet Affordable and Accessible To All Let’s help pass Senate Bill 4 - The Broadband for All Act
Many of our communities lack access to affordable and reliable internet access. According to the California Dream Index, broadband access is less accessible for Black, Latino and tribal communities in California.
You Shouldn’t Get Punished for Getting Sick Let’s move California Legislators to Pass Senate Bill 205- School and Community College Employees Sick Leave
During the pandemic, we all worried about what would happen if we got seriously sick and had to be out of work for months. What if we used all our sick leave? How would we pay bills? Senate Bill 205 by Senator Connie Leyva proposes to offer five months of full salary paid sick [Read more]
ATTENTION: On Tuesday, May 18 LAUSD Board President Kelly Gonez will be presenting the "Clean Safe and Sanitary Schools For All" resolution.
How Surviving Covid-19 Put This Maintenance Worker on a Mission to Set Cleaning Standards for Students and Staff
Henry Plasencia, a Maintenance Worker at Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District reflects on the day his life was nearly taken by COVID-19 back in March 2020.
Conrado Guerrero has been a building engineer with LAUSD for 23 years. In his more than two decades on the job, he’s never seen so much attention paid to air filters in schools.
Lead Custodian Eric Martin has been providing cleanliness inside and out of classrooms at Santa Monica Malibu Unified (SMMUSD) for almost 24 years and he feels like his crew does not get the credit they deserve.
Andrea Quiroga has been a building & grounds, custodial worker, with LAUSD for six years now. She says she understands how important being an essential worker during the pandemic is to the health and safety of students and the community. But it has added extra tasks to her day and caused more stress.