In these times of uncertainty, our children need stability and support more than ever. Working parents, who must provide for their families, need the assurance of safe and reliable child care. Sign the petition to urge the SMMUSD Board of Education and Superintendent to STOP the shut down.
For those who missed it, this is the complete recording of the Regional Membership Webinar that took place on Zoom on June 30th. Correction: In the LAUSD report, please note that Workers' ESY (Summer) Assignments have been restored to 4 hours, not 4.5 hours as stated in the report. If you would like to [...]
We, the Classified Employees at Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) are speaking out on the gender and racial discrimination and safety concerns that are occurring within SMMUSD.
Your Voice is Needed! Tell Your Senator to PASS the HEROES Act and Protect ALL Essential Workers For a stronger, more inclusive social infrastructure that supports and serves all of us.
The COVID-19 pandemic has confirmed what workers already know: America’s economy and democracy are out of balance, with too much power in the hands of corporations, billionaires, and self-serving politicians who have rigged the system against working families. On Monday, June 15, education workers across the country are calling their Senators to urge them to pass the HEROES Act. Stand-up, SEIU Local 99 Members, and join the chorus!
See the Full June 6 Executive Board Meeting With Special Guest State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond
The SEIU Local 99 Executive Board held an open meeting on June 6. Member officers and leaders gave updates on gains we've made to address worksite issues during the COVID-19 shutdown and presented our union's principles for re-opening schools. We also heard from Child Care Providers who are on the verge of a historic election to secure the right to negotiate a contract. And we began a dialogue on addressing the systemic racism that is at the core of so much injustice and pain in our communities.
We’re one step closer to making lasting change for California schools and communities. Join us to celebrate June 9-10
The Schools & Communities First Initiative has officially qualified for the November ballot! This comes after the campaign had submitted a historic 1.7 million signatures of support , an effort powered by SEIU Local 99 members along with tens of thousands of volunteers, endorsers, and supporters throughout California. Join a virtual celebration with special guest Dolores Huerta.
For those who missed it, this is the complete recording of the Regional Membership Webinar that took place on Zoom on May 26. The question and answer portion of the meeting begins around 56:00
Enga (right) at the 2016 SEIU Convention in Detroit. Enga Chatman, Security Officer, Lynwood Unified School District “I miss being on the campus, interacting with students. You build a bond with them,” says Enga Chatman, who works as a Security Officer at Cesar Chavez Middle School, part of Lynwood Unified School District. [...]
Gloria Murrietta, Food Service Worker, Los Angeles Unified School District Gloria Murrietta doesn’t want to hear it. Don’t talk to her about being worried or scared about the pandemic. Of course, she’s concerned, she says. She sees worry in the faces of the hundreds of children and families who come to Dorsey High [...]