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Press Release: California Legislatures Votes to Pass AB 378 and Strengthen Early Learning The vote will boost early learning, opportunities for providers through their union

By |2019-10-07T11:47:52-07:00September 13th, 2019|Child Care Providers, People-Powered Politics|

AB 378 just passed the Senate and Assembly, which means it is one step closer to changing CA’s child care system for the better. Now Governor Newsom must add his signature for the bill to go into effect. Child Care Providers United released the following statement following the Senate and Assembly’s approval of AB 378 (Limón), The Building a Better Early Care and Education System Act.

Providers Join Labor Day Celebrations to ask Community, Labor, Elected Leaders to Support Child Care for All!

By |2019-11-19T14:45:53-08:00September 2nd, 2019|Child Care Providers|

On Labor Day, providers were out in full force in Southern California calling on our union brothers and sisters to stand with family child care providers in our fight to gain collective bargaining through AB 378. We encouraged fellow union members in Long Beach and the Inland Empire to check in with their local legislators, community organizations, or labor councils to urge them to support AB 378.

We Won More Funds for Child Care in the 2019-2020 California State Budget Funds will increase child care slots and more!

By |2019-07-12T11:09:58-07:00July 12th, 2019|Child Care Providers|

Everything we’ve done this year has obligated the state to recognize the value of early childhood education and helped us expand the number of funds available for the important care we offer to working families. We won’t stop until every family in California has access to quality, affordable child care! Here are some of the highlights from the budget.

Child Care Providers Speak Out in Sacramento on International Workers Day Urge Legislators to Support Families' Top Needs: Good Union Jobs and Access to Quality Child Care

By |2019-05-23T16:36:26-07:00May 1st, 2019|Child Care Providers|

Child care providers , including dozens of members of SEIU Local 99, were joined by mothers, grandmothers, and community partners as they rallied in Sacramento and spoke directly with legislators on May 1st - May Day - for the right to negotiate with the state and to use their voice to make changes to California’s early childhood education system.

California’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education Supports Collective Bargaining for Child Care Providers The Final Report Cited Several Local 99 Providers

By |2019-07-23T10:45:52-07:00April 29th, 2019|Child Care Providers|

On April 26, California's Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education delivered their final recommendations. In the report, under the Workforce section, there was strong support for collective bargaining for child care providers! This happened because of all the valiant stories providers from SEIU Local 99, SEIU Local 521, and UDW-AFSCME told across the state.

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