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South LA Won’t Be Ignored! The Accelerated Schools (TAS) Board of Trustees ignore community when we attend board meetings, so we took the community to them

By |2020-02-26T16:07:04-08:00February 26th, 2020|TAS|

On February 26, community members took our fight for charter accountability to the workplaces, businesses, and educational institutions of the members of The Accelerated Schools (TAS) Board of Trustees. Trustees choose to ignore our community when we attend board meetings, so we took the community to them.

Take Action for Quality Schools, Good Jobs at LAUSD! Join the SEIU 99 Member Contract Advisory Council

By |2020-02-21T10:20:57-08:00February 21st, 2020|AB 2261, Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

Our bargaining team negotiates our contract directly with LAUSD management -- and guiding and advising their work is the new Member Contract Advisory Council. This is a group of members who will meet regularly with our bargaining team to make recommendations on contract proposals and plan actions and activities to support negotiations. Winning a strong contract is up to all of us. Join the Member Contract Advisory Council today!

2020: What 40,000 United Child Care Providers Can Do Providers from across the state file over 10,000 cards of support at state offices in Sacramento, setting off our union election.

By |2020-02-14T19:29:51-08:00February 14th, 2020|Child Care Providers, Labor News|

On Feb. 5 family child care providers delivered 10,000 union cards in Sacramento, setting off the process for our union election. We will be receiving our ballots in the mail soon! Together, providers will be able to bargain collectively with the state and make improvements to early care and education.

New Laws Help Protect Families & Expand Access to Early Care

By |2020-02-14T16:12:24-08:00February 14th, 2020|Child Care Providers, People-Powered Politics|

Throughout 16 years of organizing, we have worked hard to ensure working families have the highest quality of care possible. We have made the demands of parents and children front and center, including eliminating unnecessary bureaucratic paperwork and advocating for more funds and slots for child care. 2019 was no different. We were able to pass key legislations alongside our Early Care and Education partners.

New Protections for Beyond the Bell After School Workers

By |2020-02-24T14:59:54-08:00February 13th, 2020|LAUSD|

In 2018, the California School Employees Association (CSEA) sponsored Assembly Bill 2160, authored by the current Superintendent of Public Instruction - Tony Thurmond, to bring Playground Aides, and after-school workers into the classified service. Before we were “at-will” employees, meaning we could be fired whenever and for whatever reason. AB 2160 will strengthen the relationships we have with our schools, communities, and students. With permanent status, Playground Aides and Beyond the Bell workers gain strong protections and the same benefits/rights all classified employees enjoy. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions.

TAS Board Served with Legal Action!

By |2020-02-26T16:02:17-08:00January 10th, 2020|TAS|

Our actions are making a difference at TAS and obligating them to follow the law when it comes to being open and inclusive of our community. On December 30, 2019, open records activist and professor Michael Kohlhass filed a petition asking for TAS to comply with his six prior requests for the schools’ public records. He also sent a letter on December 19, 2019, requesting TAS cease and desist with their illegal practices and violations of the Brown Act or face further legal action.

How Teacher’s Assistant Guadalupe Valdovinos Got Her Job Back!

By |2019-12-26T14:56:30-08:00December 26th, 2019|LAUSD, Member Voices|

Teacher’s Assistant Guadalupe Valdovinos (Flournoy Elementary) was unfairly dismissed on Feb 20, 2019. She knew she was protected by her union contract and after reaching out to the membership resource center she won her case. Guadalupe will be reinstated, with backpay, and no loss of seniority. That’s union power!

MAOF Educators Stand Union Strong Negotiations for respect, fair wages, and more resources for our communities continue

By |2019-12-02T11:42:00-08:00December 2nd, 2019|Mexican American Opportunity Fund|

This holiday season, MAOF Early Education Center members are thankful for standing union strong! As we continue to negotiate our contract, we're taking action like never before to win respect, fair wages, and a stronger voice to improve services for families and children in our communities. Si se puede!

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