OutreachCircle is a mobile app that easily lets you inform and mobilize family, friends, and anyone else in your social circle who trusts your word on who and what’s good for our schools, jobs and communities. From now until November 3rd, let’s work together to move our family, friends and each other to boost support for quality schools, good jobs and safer communities.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2pm-4pm REGISTRATION CAPACITY HAS BEEN REACHED. Please subscribe to receive SEIU Local 99 emails to be notified of future food distributions. SEIU Local 99 is partnering with L.A. City Councilmember Herb Wesson for a food distribution event to help union members during these challenging times. Food items will include [...]
Join the Back to School Bus Caravan August 13! Tell Congress and CA legislators to fund our public schools to ensure a safe reopening and recovery!
As the new school year is set to begin, our state and federal leaders must provide sufficient funding to ensure schools can reopen safely, essential education workers are recognized and protected and every student has access to the resources and support they need to receive a quality education – online and on campus!
For those who missed it, this is the complete recording of the Regional Membership Webinar that took place on Zoom on July 28th. If you would like to be notified via email of future SEIU Local 99 webinars, please consider subscribing to receive our emails.
Although we are battling this employer over layoffs of Child Development Services (CDS) and other classified staff, we’ve also had some initial discussions about the role of the remaining classified staff in distance learning and the eventual reopening of schools.
After members pushed back on LACCD’s initial actions in March, we continue to have extensive engagement with LACCD management. LACCD notified our union that they plan to begin a partial reopening as soon as July 27 to resume some in-person instruction to complete Spring 2020 semester courses which were hard to convert to an on-line [...]
In July, our union sent all employers a demand to bargain over their plans for returning to school and any changes they plan to make due to COVID-19. All of our negotiations with employers are being guided by our Principles for Reopening Schools. Here is an update on our discussions with employers
The SEIU Local 99 Executive Board held an open meeting on July 18. Member officers and leaders gave updates on gains we've made to address worksite issues, reviewed our union's Principles for Re-opening Schools, and discussed the importance of Prop. 15. We also heard from Child Care Providers who are on the verge of a historic victory to secure the right to negotiate a contract. Joining us for a discussion racial inequities in policing and the need to reform the criminal justice system was candidate for L.A. District Attorney George Gascón.
This is the complete recording of the July 14 webinar with SEIU Local 99 member leaders discussing issues around the safe reopening of our schools and an in-depth review of our Principles for Reopening Our Schools.
Luis Graciano is Child Center Assistant at Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District. This is his story of working with students at Santa Monica Malibu and why he's urging the board not to cut this vital program.