Bargaining Is Set To Kickoff Negotiations with LACOE

By |September 12th, 2023|LACOE|

SEIU Local 99 bargaining team members at the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) met to discuss plans and strategies for our upcoming contract reopener negotiations for years 2023-2024. SEIU Local 99 members have the right to reopen and negotiate two non-economic articles in the contract. The articles our negotiation team discussed included: [Read more]

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

By |July 22nd, 2020|LACCD, LACOE, Mexican American Opportunity Fund, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, The Accelerated School, 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, Press, Press Releases, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District|

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.

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

By |April 3rd, 2020|LACOE, LAUSD, Mexican American Opportunity Fund, People-Powered Politics, The Accelerated School, 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]

Tentative Agreement Reached—Ratification Vote is on September 18—See Locations and Times

By |September 17th, 2018|LACOE|

Our LACOE Bargaining Team reached a Tentative Agreement (TA) for the 2017-2018 re-opener negotiations on September 4. The terms of this TA are subject to a ratification vote by the SEIU Local 99 membership, and include: ARTICLE – COMPENSATION 3% on-schedule salary increase for all bargaining unit members, retroactive to July 1, 2017. APPENDIX [Read more]

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