As you know the COVID-19 situation is changing quickly and employers are responding and making decisions with information they have on hand. Today, MAOF notified members that they were extending pay for all employees through April 17 and health benefits coverage through May 31. In this same letter they stated that they were giving [...]
SEIU Local 99 was part of a partnership with Governor Gavin Newsom that also included teachers, school boards, superintendents and principals that worked together to set-up guidelines for how we will work together to ensure instruction, student services, and safety all continue during school closures. The state guidelines specifically say that “All pay and [...]
On March 18, 2020, the U.S. Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("Act"). For California public agencies, including K-12 school districts and colleges, the Act includes two provisions that will immediately impact employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic: the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act [...]
Schools & Communities First Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot With Historic 1.7 Million Signatures The initiative will reclaim $12 billion a year for public schools and communities throughout California
Today, the Schools & Communities First coalition, which SEIU Local 99 is a part of, will submit more than 1.7 million voter signatures—the most ever submitted in California for a ballot measure—supporting the Schools & Communities First initiative for the November 2020 ballot. SEIU Local 99 Members and Member Leaders should be proud in collecting 10,153 of those signatures, surpassing our goal of 9,375.
El brote de Coronavirus: información mas reciente Respuestas a tus preguntas sobre como esta afectando tu trabajo
Preparation is critical in protecting your health and the spread of the coronavirus. You should be aware that SEIU Local 99 is working with employers, schools, and the state of California to review and provide input on their emergency and preparedness plans. The health risk to the general public in California is low, but you should take precautions to ensure your safety and the safety of students, the children in your care, assistants, families, and co-workers. La preparación es fundamental para proteger tu salud y la propagación del coronavirus. Tengan en cuenta que SEIU Local 99 está trabajando con empleadores, escuelas y el estado de California para revisar y proporcionar comentarios sobre sus planes de emergencia y preparación. El riesgo para la salud del público en general en California es bajo, pero debemos tomar precauciones para garantizar nuestra seguridad y la de los estudiantes, los niños a nuestro cargo, los asistentes, las familias y los compañeros de trabajo.
The Coronavirus Outbreak: Latest Information Answers to your questions about worksite closures, your job, and more
Your health and safety are the priority as employers and communities work to prevent the spread of coronavirus. SEIU Local 99 is working with employers, schools, and the state of California to review and provide input on their emergency and preparedness plans, including planning around school closures.
Every four years our International Union has a convention where delegates from SEIU Locals meet to decide the policies and plans for our Union. Here are your delegates who will represent SEIU Local 99 at this year's convention!
People-Powered Politics: 2020 Elections Page is Live! See the Candidates SEIU Local 99 Members are Supporting and Get Involved
An important part of our mission as a union is to raise the standard of living for all members and all working people. Part of this work means electing to office women and men who make policy and budgetary decisions that affect our jobs and communities. Today, we launch our 2020 Elections web page where members can learn about key elections our union is involved in, the candidates SEIU Local 99 members have endorsed, and how you can be part of the change.
Join Us For the 35th Annual Kingdom Day Parade Monday, January 20 Parade bus departs 7:30 am from 2724 W. 8th St. Los Angeles, CA 90005
All members of SEIU Local 99 are invited to join our union's procession in the 35th Annual Kingdom Day parade in South Los Angeles, on Monday, January 20. Under the banner “Fighting for His Dream", we will illustrate how the work we do with children today is continuing on Dr. King’s dream for future generations. See the post for more information and to register.
SEIU Local 99 Education Workers Endorse Patricia Castellanos, Jackie Goldberg, Scott Schmerelson and George McKenna for LAUSD Board
The custodians, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, special education assistants, and other dedicated education workers of SEIU Local 99 have voted to back George McKenna (District 1), Scott Schmerelson (District 3), Jackie Goldberg (District 5) and Patricia Castellanos (District 7) for the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education. The LAUSD primary election is on March 3, 2020.