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LAUSD Contract Negotiations + Union Updates

By |2019-07-15T10:44:39-07:00July 15th, 2019|LAUSD|

If you are an LAUSD employee and SEIU Local 99 member, you are invited to attend upcoming informational meetings around our contract bargaining with LAUSD, as well as other union business. The meetings will take place in three different locations from July 16-18: Tuesday, July 16 from 3-6 pm SEIU Local 99 DTLA Office 2724 [...]

11th Annual Family Picnic

By |2019-07-11T09:05:01-07:00June 21st, 2019|Child Care Providers, Events, LACOE, LAUSD, Member Benefits, Small K-12 Units, TAS, Ventura County Community College District|

SEIU Local 99 has planned a fun-filled day with food, activities for all ages, a live DJ, and contests. Join your friends, brothers, and sisters of Local 99 for a great time! Please note that we've reached the capacity for registration for this year's picnic.

Bargaining with LAUSD for 2019-20 Wage Increases Begins!

By |2019-07-01T10:08:33-07:00June 18th, 2019|Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

We officially opened negotiations with LAUSD on June 18, 2019 over our 2019-2020 wage increases. Our Bargaining Team spoke before the school board to let them know we’re ready to bargain for fair and equitable raises and real solutions to staffing shortages that impact student learning.

We Lifted Our Voices for Public Education Like Never Before

By |2019-06-07T10:34:52-07:00June 5th, 2019|LAUSD, Measure EE, Politics|

As the school year draws to a close, we’re also completing a season that put public education front and center in our communities. We're proud to say that SEIU Local 99 members played a big part in this.

If You’re Not Participating in LAUSD Health Benefit Plans, You May Be Eligible for $3000 Cash Back

By |2019-05-03T11:26:51-07:00April 29th, 2019|LAUSD, Uncategorized|

Our union health care benefits contract allows for eligible district employees to receive $3000 per year if they choose not to participate in LAUSD health care benefits plans and have health coverage through their spouse/domestic partner’s employer, Medicare, Medicaid, or other source. To receive the cash-out payment, you must decline benefits in writing by submitting [...]

Special Ed Assistants and a SLPA Talk About Their Work, the Need for More Funding, and Measure EE

By |2019-04-24T17:33:30-07:00April 24th, 2019|LAUSD, Measure EE, Member Voices|

On Tuesday, June 4, voters living in LAUSD boundaries will decide whether to pass Measure EE. If passed by two thirds of voters, Measure EE will generate $500 million a year for 12 years of additional locally-controlled funding for LAUSD. This is funding that will go into expanding the services we provide as [...]

Special Ed Labor Management Committee Takes On Staffing & Student Safety Concerns

By |2019-03-22T11:57:37-07:00March 22nd, 2019|LAUSD|

Members on our Special Education Labor Management Committee are working with LAUSD to implement the necessary training and staffing procedures to ensure that every student is receiving the services they need. During our meeting on March 21, we discussed Behavior Intervention Implementation Services, seniority in assignments, and concerns over students not riding school buses with Special Education Assistants.

Heather Repenning Moves Forward in Race for LAUSD School Board

By |2019-03-29T16:50:01-07:00March 15th, 2019|LAUSD, Politics|

SEIU Local 99 members worked hard over the past several months to contact thousands of voters to help elect Heather Repenning to the LAUSD School Board. Election day was Tuesday, March 5 , 2019 and the results were too close to call. On March 15, with every ballot counted, Heather Repenning has made it to [...]

We made it happen! Take the first step to apply for Summer Bridge Fund Program

By |2019-03-11T16:55:11-07:00March 11th, 2019|LAUSD, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, Summer Fund|

After years of hard work—including hundreds of members going to Sacramento year-after-year to talk to legislators, and electing politicians who support classified employees—the Summer Bridge Fund is finally a reality. To be able to participate in the program, you must apply before March 1, 2019. Here’s what you need to do and what happens after you submit your application.

Sympathy Strikes Are Growing!

By |2019-01-21T17:45:20-07:00January 18th, 2019|LAUSD|

Since the start of the UTLA teacher’s strike at LAUSD on January 14, hundreds of SEIU Local 99 members have taken the courageous action to go on sympathy strikes. The teachers' demands are our demands too. We want smaller class sizes and more staffing to ensure our students have the services they need, including more [...]

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