CCPU secured critical funding to help stabilize family child care providers in California through supplemental rate payments. The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has contracted with the Foundation for California Community Colleges (FCCC) to issue and distribute the supplemental rate payments. Eligibility for monthly payments during the Fiscal Year 2023 from January 2023 [Read more]
Last year, CCPU members voted to create our very first dues structure, securing the financial future of our union and creating a path to build even greater power in our state. This victory, in securing our future, means we will have greater resources to become self sustaining, but also be an even greater force [Read more]
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.
During our Nov. 1 membership meeting, we launched the CCPU-SEIU Local 99 Negotiations Team Nomination! The first step to winning a strong contract is electing our CCPU-SEIU99 Negotiations Team. Since our statewide union, Child Care Providers United, is composed of three local unions, SEIU Local 99, SEIU Local 521, and UDW, each with its own set [Read more]
An agreement between providers and Governor Newsom guarantees contributions to providers’ health care and retirement security.
California’s subsidized child care providers are finally set to receive long overdue supplemental pay from the state this month following more than a year of organizing and bargaining efforts from providers. License-exempt providers will receive checks for $1,500, providers with small licenses will receive $8,000, and providers with large licenses will receive $10,000 from the state.
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]
After months of negotiations, Child Care Providers United (CCPU) has finally reached a HISTORIC Tentative Agreement with the State of California!