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Announcing the Launch of OutreachCircle

By |September 17th, 2020|All Bargaining Units, People-Powered Politics|

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.

Make Sure We’re All Counted: Respond to the Census by September 30

By |September 10th, 2020|All Bargaining Units|

The deadline to fill out your U.S. Census Questionnaire is fast approaching – September 30. Completing the census is critical to ensure our communities have the resources for quality public schools, hospitals and other public services we need now more than ever. Completing the Census is easy and fast. The census asks only 10 questions [...]

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!

By |August 10th, 2020|All Bargaining Units|

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!

Family Child Care Providers Say Union Yes! Family child care providers - SEIU Local 99 Members - voted to certify their union Child Care Providers United in the largest union election in 20 years!

By |July 27th, 2020|All Bargaining Units, Labor News|

An estimated 15,000 child care providers in Los Angeles County alone will now join our SEIU Local 99 family. Together, we’ll now be a union of nearly 50,000 education workers. We’ll have an even stronger voice to fight for the safe reopening of schools, quality public education from cradle to career and good jobs for all of us who contribute to student learning.

See the Full July 18 Executive Board Meeting With Special Guest George Gascón

By |July 21st, 2020|All Bargaining Units, Union Business|

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.

Strike For Black Lives – July 20th Workers across the country will rise up and go on strike for Black lives.

By |July 16th, 2020|All Bargaining Units, Events, People-Powered Politics|

On Monday, July 20 thousands of workers across 20 cities, including Los Angeles, will walk off the job, and protest for Black lives. They are walking out to say #BlackLivesMatter is necessary to win justice for all workers. SEIU Local 99 members will be supporting these courageous workers.

State Budget Update: Good news on Summer Bridge, Layoff Protections – but there’s still work to do

By |June 27th, 2020|All Bargaining Units, People-Powered Politics, Summer Fund|

This week, Governor Newsom and the state legislators reached an agreement on California’s 2020-21 budget. It rolls-back cuts that were initially proposed for K-12 schools and community colleges, but we still have a lot to do to ensure an equitable budget. Read more for the highlights.

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