If you are an LAUSD employee and SEIU Local 99 member, you are invited to attend upcoming informational meetings around our contract bargaining with LAUSD, as well as other union business. The meetings will take place in three different locations from July 16-18: Tuesday, July 16 from 3-6 pm SEIU Local 99 DTLA Office 2724 [...]
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.
SEIU Local 99 will be hosting a movie night for members on July 18 from 4-7 pm at the Downtown LA office - 2724 W. 8th St. Members can vote to watch either Shaft (2000), Norbit, Clumps 2, or The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Family and friends welcome! Dinner will be served! BBQ, red beans and rice, mac and cheese, potato salad, and cornbread. Please RSVP with Chrishawn Lawrence at 213-700-8851
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.
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.
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 [...]