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LACCD calls workers essential, but district’s “best” wage offer is an insult! We are essential. Not expendable. Take the Pledge to demand fair wages.

By |August 3rd, 2021|LACCD, LACCD Bargaining Updates|

The Los Angeles Community College District has offered SEIU Local 99 members what they call their “last, best and final” offer for the 2020-23 contract. And, frankly, it’s an insult. Their "best offer" still puts workers way below the wage standards for custodians in other college districts.  After they called custodians and other workers essential [Read more]

Update on Summer Bridge Fund Payout for 2021

By |July 15th, 2021|LACCD, LAUSD, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, Summer Fund, TAS, Torrance Unified School District|

If you applied and were approved for the 2021 Summer Bridge Fund program, you should be receiving your payout funds in mid July.  We are aware that LAUSD has notified members that the state is only matching $.66 for each dollar contributed. If you have received this notification from LAUSD or any other employer, IT [Read more]

SEIU Local 99 COVID-19 Guide for Members at Los Angeles Community College District

By |December 9th, 2020|LACCD|

This guide was developed by SEIU Local 99 members on our bargaining team for members at LACCD designated as essential workers. This guide will provide context and a summary of your rights and benefits negotiated in our COVID-19 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and LACCD’s COVID-19 protocols, including requests for accommodations for members impacted by COVID-19 [Read more]

July 22, 2020 Update

By |July 24th, 2020|LACCD, LACCD Bargaining Updates|

After members pushed back on LACCD’s initial actions in March, we continue to have extensive engagement with LACCD management. LACCD notified our union that they plan to begin a partial reopening as soon as July 27 to resume some in-person instruction to complete Spring 2020 semester courses which were hard to convert to an on-line [Read more]

“Reopening” Schools Under COVID-19: Status of Negotiations with Employers

By |July 22nd, 2020|LACCD, LACCD Bargaining Updates, LACOE, Mexican American Opportunity Fund, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, TAS, Ventura County Community College District|

In July, our union sent all employers a demand to bargain over their plans for returning to school and any changes they plan to make due to COVID-19. All of our negotiations with employers are being guided by our Principles for Reopening Schools. Here is an update on our discussions with employers

“Regardless of where teaching is happening, we must focus on creating the conditions that students need to learn.”

By |July 10th, 2020|LACCD, LACOE, LAUSD, Media, Press Release, Press Releases, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units|

Unless Governor Gavin Newsom and the state legislature take immediate action to dedicate additional funds to school districts to implement social distancing protocols, proper PPE for all, training, testing and other safety measures, it will be almost impossible for classroom instruction to safely resume in the fall.

We did it! Hero Pay, Safe Work Protections Won at LACCD

By |May 22nd, 2020|LACCD|

After months of talks with the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and actions that included a one-day work stoppage for PPE and several speak-outs at board meetings, members have reached an agreement with LACCD. The new agreement recognizes our essential work and provides greater safety on the job. It's the courageous action of [Read more]

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