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More Pay for Child Care Providers–everything you need to know!

By |March 7th, 2022|CCPU Bargaining Updates, Child Care Providers|

A major component of higher pay that Child Care Providers United members won in our contract is supplemental pay, to add to the per-child rates we get for caring for subsidized children. With 99.10% of all CCPU members who participated in the ratification process voting YES, we collectively approved the Supplemental Pay we won [Read more]

Limited paid time off hurts family child care providers the most

By |January 26th, 2022|Child Care Providers, Member Voices|

“When you find yourself working day in and day out without taking time to recharge your mind and body…burnout will start to set in,” says Renaldo Sanders, a family child care provider in the city of Compton. Renaldo has been a child care provider for over 35 years and provides care for the bus [Read more]

“We all have that same worry…” The uncertainty of retirement for a childcare provider

By |November 2nd, 2021|Child Care Providers, Member Voices|

Unfortunately, not having enough money for retirement is a reality for far too many family child care providers. Without savings or a retirement plan, providers who dedicate years teaching and caring for our children are forced to spend their senior years in poverty.

Take Action Now: Governor Gavin Newsom is refusing to negotiate with family child care providers

By |January 22nd, 2021|CCPU Bargaining Updates, Child Care Providers|

On January 21, providers - including members of SEIU Local 99/Child Care Providers United - met with the State of CA to negotiate over immediate COVID-19 relief. Members were ready to continue negotiations to ensure providers can keep caring for the children of essential workers and assisting students during distance learning. But the state refused [Read more]

Providers elect our SEIU Local 99/CCPU Negotiations Team

By |November 6th, 2020|CCPU Bargaining Updates|

The final results of our SEIU Local 99/CCPU Negotiations Team election are in and we are happy to report that the following members will be seated on the team that will be negotiating our first contract with the state of California. We congratulate these providers and recognize all provider leaders who participated in this election process.

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