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 [...]
We Demand Hero Pay for Essential Workers at LACCD! We're risking our lives. It's time to take action!
Banners won't cut it! Value our work and our lives by providing hero pay! LACCD claims to value essential workers. They call us heroes. They even put-up these "thank you" banners on campus. But banners won't cut it. For months they’ve been stalling on providing hero pay to workers on the front [...]
SEIU Local 99 Stewards and Staff have continued to meet with LACCD Chancellor Rodriguez and his team to address our safety issues. We're making progress in large part because many workers took the bold action last week of refusing to go to work due to safety concerns. We need to keep pushing forward. Here's [...]
Today, many SEIU Local 99 members at LACCD refused to show-up to work to call attention to the lack of proper protective equipment for those working on campus. The district listened. This morning, union stewards and staff held a conference call with Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez, Vice Chancellor Albert Roman and members of their team. The [...]
SEIU Local 99 Members at LACCD Demand Safety and Protections Against COVID-19. DO NOT Report to Work Starting April 14.
After speaking with LA Community College leadership, it’s clear that LACCD is not taking our demands for safety and protection against COVID-19 seriously. It’s time to take action. If you are a LACCD employee and still reporting to work, join SEIU Local 99 members taking a stand for safety and do not report to [...]
SEIU Local 99 members, including custodians working at LA Community College District campuses, are on the front lines in the battle to stop the spread of COVID-19. Yet, their own health and safety are at risk because the college district is not providing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on the job. It’s time to [...]