Tenants across California will for the first time have protections against how much landlords can increase their rents after legislators on Wednesday narrowly approved a measure to cap annual rent hikes. Under Assembly Bill 1482, most yearly rent increases over the next decade will be limited to 5% plus inflation and tenants will receive protections against being evicted without cause.
As provided by Article 14, Section 3 of 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 #5; LAUSD At-large; Small Public K-12; Early Education (3 delegate vacancies for MAOF and Options, with no more than two from one employer). Deadline to submit an application is Thursday, September 19
Hilda Rodriguez-Guzman is a valued South LA community resident, mother, educator, and, up until July 2019, a dedicated Health Services Coordinator at The Accelerated Schools. After 10 years of serving our students and families, Hilda was suddenly and unfairly let go by TAS. We believe Hilda was let go in retaliation for her activism. We condemn retaliation against an employee for union activism. Parents, community, students, and staff are demanding TAS bring Hilda back.
Our union unites people from different places and different races to fight for issues that matter to our families. Working people united in SEIU and the Fight for $15 and a Union demand that the 2020 candidates for President of the United States unabashedly champion economic and racial justice and commit to throwing open the doors for every person in this country to have the opportunity to join a union, no matter where they work.
We’re celebrating YOU! Join fellow 99 Members on Saturday, July 20 at the Education Workers Recognition Lunch
All active SEIU Local 99 members are invited to join our annual Education Workers Recognition Lunch. We want to recognize you and fellow SEIU Local 99 members for your many contributions to making quality education possible for thousands of kids.
Brooklynn Haylock, a tenth grader from Crenshaw High, paints a dire picture of what she sees at her school, and tells us why additional funding for schools like hers is so desperately needed. California is 44th in the nation in per student spending and students are at the center of this funding crisis. LAUSD currently spends about $13,230 annually per student (compared to $24,000 in New York and $22,000 in Boston). Brooklynn's testimony is what that looks like for many LAUSD students.
On Tuesday, June 4, voters living in LAUSD boundaries will decide whether to pass Measure EE. If passed by two thirds of voters, Measure EE will generate $500 million a year for 12 years of additional locally-controlled funding for LAUSD. This is funding that will go into expanding the services we provide as [...]
It’s time to get loud at the ballot box for good jobs and quality schools in our communities. The LAUSD School Board Election is just a few weeks away on May 14. And the Measure EE vote is right on its heels on June 4. Let’s increase funding for schools and student services! How do we do it? By voting and mobilizing others to vote. Join us during spring break. Have some fun and rock the vote in these important elections.