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We made it happen! Take the first step to apply for Summer Bridge Fund Program

By |2019-03-11T16:55:11-07:00March 11th, 2019|LAUSD, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, Summer Fund|

After years of hard work—including hundreds of members going to Sacramento year-after-year to talk to legislators, and electing politicians who support classified employees—the Summer Bridge Fund is finally a reality. To be able to participate in the program, you must apply before March 1, 2019. Here’s what you need to do and what happens after you submit your application.

¡Lo hicimos realidad! Toma el primer paso para solicitar el programa Fondo de Verano

By |2019-03-11T11:03:14-07:00February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Después de años de arduo trabajo—incluyendo cientos de miembros viajando a Sacramento año tras año para hablar con nuestros legisladores y la elección de políticos que apoyan a los empleados clasificados—el Fondo de Verano es finalmente una realidad. En junio del 2018, el Gobernador Brown firmó un presupuesto estatal, que incluye $50 millones para un [...]

Math Tutoring and Aerobics/Yoga Classes

By |2019-02-12T12:35:47-07:00January 16th, 2019|Member Benefits|

We're proud to offer math tutoring for children of SEIU Local 99 members and aerobics & yoga classes for all. Here's the schedule of classes: Math Tutoring for Middle Schoolers - Jan. 29 through March 26 Tuesdays, 5 - 7 pm at all Local 99 offices (Please note classes will not be held in the [...]

Press Release: LAUSD Teacher Assistants, Special Ed Assistants, Custodians, Food Service Workers Ready to Support Striking Teachers

By |2019-01-11T16:01:13-07:00January 11th, 2019|LAUSD, Press Releases|

If a strike occurs on Monday, SEIU Local 99 members at several schools are ready to show their support for teachers by joining them in a sympathy strike. See which schools are participating.

Judge Rules That Teachers’ Strike Can Begin on Monday

By |2019-01-10T14:00:11-07:00January 10th, 2019|LAUSD|

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Thursday cleared the path for a teachers’ strike to start Monday, January 14. Now that LAUSD teachers have the legal clearance to go on strike, the question is whether UTLA and LAUSD will be able to reach an agreement before Monday and avert a strike. The two parties meet again on Friday.

UTLA Strike Resources Page is Live

By |2019-01-08T11:49:11-07:00January 8th, 2019|LAUSD|

We've just launched a page dedicated to providing resources and information about a potential UTLA strike. Get answers to commonly asked questions, get updates on the strike and SEIU Local 99's talks with LAUSD over relevant workplace issues, easily report violations. Share this link with your fellow members: seiu99.org/utlastrike.

December 8 Leadership Summit & Recognition Gala

By |2018-12-11T12:20:05-07:00December 11th, 2018|Events|

This past Saturday, Local 99 member leaders came together for a day of leadership development at Universal City Sheraton. This was followed by our annual Member Recognition Gala where exceptional leaders across our union were recognized for their work as organizers, representatives, and as high contributors to COPE. Check out the photos from the events!

Major Victory in Our Fight for $15 Movement: Amazon Raises Wages to $15

By |2018-10-05T16:55:19-07:00October 2nd, 2018|Labor News|

Amazon has just announced a minimum wage of $15 an hour for its U.S. employees. Given Amazon’s size and clout, the move Tuesday is a major victory for the Fight for $15 movement, which was spearheaded by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in 2013. Already, several states and cities have raised their minimum wages above the federal one. The online giant also said it will push Congress to increase the federal minimum wage, now at $7.25.

Want to Step-up and Lead Local 99? Our E-Board is Filling Seat Vacancies

By |2018-10-17T16:39:08-07:00September 24th, 2018|Union Business|

Per the SEIU Local 99 Constitution and Bylaws, the Local 99 Executive Board will be filling Industry Division Delegate vacancies for the following: LAUSD Board District #1, LAUSD Board District #4, LAUSD Board District #5, LACOE, Higher Education (VCCCD only), Early Education (3 delegate vacancies for MAOF and Options, with no more than two from one employer). The board welcomes all active and eligible members to join the team. Deadline to submit an application is October 14.

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