Providers have nominated SEIU99/CCPU members to be part of the bargaining team that will negotiate child care providers’ second contract with the state of California. The bargaining team will be made up of members from SEIU Local 99, SEIU Local 521, and AFSCME-UDW 3930. SEIU99/CCPU members elected to be part of the negotiations team will work with the statewide team to develop proposals based on provider priorities identified in the bargaining survey.
March & Rally Tuesday, December 13, 2022 4:00pm LAUSD Headquarters 333 S Beaudry Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90017 Dire staffing shortages at LAUSD are making it difficult to ensure clean, safe and supportive schools for all students. LAUSD can recruit and retain more staff by paying the wages we [Read more]
Bargaining Update for Oct. 28, 2022: LAUSD Shows Some Movement – But Not Enough. Time to ramp-up our action!
Bargaining Update: Our Actions Are Moving LAUSD – But Not Enough. Let’s Keep Pushing! It’s clear our escalating picket lines, purple-up days, emails to the Superintendent & Board, and marches-on-the-boss are having an impact. During our contract negotiations on October 28, district offered a new wage proposal and stronger protections against lay-offs and [Read more]
Members on our SEIU Local 99 bargaining team and other member leaders delivered a powerful message to the LAUSD Board and Superintendent today. Kelly Rodriguez, an Early Education Teacher Aide at Toluca Lake Early Education Center, had the board’s full attention speaking about the struggles of LAUSD workers living on low wages: “I [Read more]
SEIU California leaders with membership in the Los Angeles area have convened to discuss the remarks that were made public yesterday involving a conversation among City Council President Nury Martinez, Councilmember Kevin de León, Councilmember Gil Cedillo, and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera. The following statement may be attributed to [Read more]
From improving access to healthcare, support for workers to meeting the needs of students, when you look at how Maria Brenes' track record and policy positions stack up against her rival in this November run-off, the best candidate to lead our district is clear. Check out this comparison to see where Maria stands on a range of issues that matter to us.
SEIU Local 99 members in LAUSD Units B and C have voted to approve the recent health benefits agreement between our union and LAUSD, with 97% voting in favor. This agreement ensures the necessary funding of our health benefits at the district through 2023 and beyond. As part of the agreement, LAUSD will increase [Read more]
The final count is in! The SMMUSD Contract Ratification vote was certified late yesterday afternoon with bargaining unit members voting overwhelmingly (86%) in favor of the one-year agreement (effective 7/1/21 - 6/30/22). This agreement includes:10% on-schedule wage increase effective July 1, 2021. The base pay for ALL SEIU unit members increases by 10%, with retroactive [Read more]
Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck is a Way of Life Deborah Hamilton remembers the exact day she started working as a Custodian at LAUSD: January 11, 1995. A lot has changed since that day 27 years ago. The biggest difference, she says, is the drastic reduction in staff. “When I first started, I was in a [Read more]
Short Staffing, Impossible Workloads Deborah Hamilton remembers the exact day she started working as a Custodian at LAUSD: January 11, 1995. A lot has changed since that day 27 years ago. The biggest difference, she says, is the drastic reduction in staff. “When I first started, I was in a crew of nine workers. [Read more]