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Se Escuchan las Voces de Empleados Clasificados en Directrices de Cierres Escolares Emitidas por el Gobernador Gavin Newsom

By |April 3rd, 2020|Get Informed, LACOE, Mexican American Opportunity Fund, People-Powered Politics, Small K-12 Units, TAS, Ventura County Community College District|

SEIU Local 99 formó parte de una asociación con el Gobernador Gavin Newsom, que también incluyó maestros, juntas escolares, superintendentes y directores, para establecer directrices sobre cómo trabajaremos juntos para garantizar que la instrucción, los servicios estudiantiles y la seguridad continúen durante el cierre de escuelas. Las directrices estatales dicen específicamente que "Todos los [Read more]

Classified Employees’ Voices Are Heard in School Closure Guidelines Issued by Governor Gavin Newsom

By |April 3rd, 2020|Get Informed, LACOE, LAUSD, Mexican American Opportunity Fund, People-Powered Politics, Small K-12 Units, TAS, Ventura County Community College District|

SEIU Local 99 was part of a partnership with Governor Gavin Newsom that also included teachers, school boards, superintendents and principals that worked together to set-up guidelines for how we will work together to ensure instruction, student services, and safety all continue during school closures. The state guidelines specifically say that “All pay and [Read more]

Licencia de Enfermedad Pagada Emergencia y Licencia FMLA Ampliada para Empleados Afectados por COVID-19

By |April 2nd, 2020|Get Informed, Mexican American Opportunity Fund, Small K-12 Units, TAS, Ventura County Community College District|

El 18 de marzo de 2020, el Congreso de los Estados Unidos aprobó la Ley Familias Primero - Respuesta para el Coronavirus. Para las agencias públicas de California, incluidos los distritos escolares de K-12 y las universidades, la Ley incluye dos disposiciones que impactarán inmediatamente a los empleados afectados por la pandemia COVID-19: la [Read more]

Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA Leave for Employees Impacted by COVID-19

By |April 2nd, 2020|Get Informed, LAUSD, Mexican American Opportunity Fund, Small K-12 Units, TAS, Ventura County Community College District|

On March 18, 2020, the U.S. Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("Act"). For California public agencies, including K-12 school districts and colleges, the Act includes two provisions that will immediately impact employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic: the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act [Read more]

People-Powered Politics: 2020 Elections Page is Live! See the Candidates SEIU Local 99 Members are Supporting and Get Involved

By |February 13th, 2020|Get Informed, LAUSD, People-Powered Politics, Small K-12 Units|

An important part of our mission as a union is to raise the standard of living for all members and all working people. Part of this work means electing to office women and men who make policy and budgetary decisions that affect our jobs and communities. Today, we launch our 2020 Elections web page where members can learn about key elections our union is involved in, the candidates SEIU Local 99 members have endorsed, and how you can be part of the change.

How Today’s Unions Help Working People

By |November 8th, 2017|Get Informed, Labor News|

In a comprehensive new report, How Today’s Unions Help Working People, EPI researchers detail how collective bargaining plays an essential role in today’s labor market, by raising working people’s wages and supporting a fair and prosperous economy as well as a vibrant democracy—and how workers’ freedom to join together and bargain with their employer is under attack.

The Racist Origins of Right-to-Work

By |October 12th, 2017|Get Informed, Labor News|

As right-to-work laws proliferate, it’s worth remembering that they originated as a means to maintain Jim Crow labor relations in the South and to beat back what was seen as a Jewish conspiracy. No one was more important in placing right-to-work on the conservative political agenda than Vance Muse of the Christian American Association, a larger-than-life Texan whose own grandson described him as “a white supremacist, an anti-Semite, and a Communist-baiter, a man who beat on labor unions not on behalf of working people, as he said, but because he was paid to do so.”

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