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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.

SEIU 99 “Regional” Membership Zoom Meeting: June 30 @4pm

By |June 27th, 2020|All Bargaining Units|

Join us for our monthly "regional" membership meeting on Zoom. Get updates on worksites, negotiations, Summer Bridge Fund, the fight for equity in education and more. This meeting is for members only and you must register to attend. We recommend you join the meeting via the Zoom App to make sure you can more fully [...]

Tell CA Legislators: Fund our Schools, Hospitals, Communities Real systemic change is impossible without the revenue to fund it.

By |June 24th, 2020|All Bargaining Units, People-Powered Politics|

Legislators have reached a deal on the 2020-21 state budget that rolls-back cuts that were initially proposed for child care, K-12 schools and community colleges, but it’s only a band-aid that stops the cuts for now. The COVID-19 pandemic and racial injustices have demonstrated that we need equitable, long-term investment in health care, education and [...]

Webinar: How Do We Eliminate Racial Inequities in Our Schools? Join us for a webinar on Saturday, June 27 at 10am

By |June 23rd, 2020|All Bargaining Units|

Learn more about how inequities in the funding and staffing of our schools impact the quality of education students receive and the quality of jobs in our school districts. Panelists include LA City Council Member Marqueece Harris-Dawson and LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia. What exactly is systemic racism? What does it mean for Black and [...]

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