Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions from members. If you have questions related to your specific work assignment or concerns about safety on the job, please contact us by submitting this inquiry form. Where can I find the agreements covering returning to school for in-person [Read more]
Members of our SEIU Local 99 bargaining team were able to secure an agreement with LAUSD on Wednesday, April 14 to help members find childcare as their children return to school for in-person instruction.
For those who missed it, this is a recording from the LAUSD Membership Meeting on April 8th that focused on employee safety and rights in the workplace as many of us begin returning back to our work sites. SEIU Local 99 highly recommends all LAUSD members see the video.
As school begins to re-open for in-person instruction there is a need for more staffing to ensure the Los Angeles Unified School district is complying with all health and safety protocols. LAUSD is hiring building & grounds workers, health site support aides to help at COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites and to assist with daily [Read more]
LAUSD Seeking Bus Drivers to Volunteer for SoFi Stadium Vaccination Project LAUSD Bus Drivers must complete a survey
COVID-19 vaccinations for education workers will begin March 1 at SoFi Stadium. LAUSD will be providing bus shuttles to allow LAUSD school workers from throughout the district to access the vaccine. The district is seeking LAUSD Bus Drivers to volunteer for shifts to run the shuttles. Members who are interested in volunteering should complete this [Read more]
LAUSD school workers reach agreement that begins process for the safe-reopening of schools for in-person instruction
Press Release for February 22, 2021 Contact: Blanca Gallegos – [email protected]; 213-500-9594 LOS ANGELES, CA - School workers with the Los Angeles Unified School District, including custodians, food service workers, truck drivers and other essential workers represented by SEIU Local 99 have reached an agreement with the school district that begins the expansion of student [Read more]
Members on our SEIU Local 99 bargaining team reached an agreement with LAUSD on February 19 that prioritizes safety for those currently working on-site and sets clear guidelines for expanding the number of workers returning to schools and worksites.
Members on our SEIU Local 99 Bargaining Team met with LAUSD on February 1 1. We discussed the district’s plan to lift their “Safer At Home” order. Under this plan, more SEIU Local 99 members would have been required to go back to schools and worksites as soon as Tuesday, February 16. We let the [Read more]
LAUSD moves to lift their “safer at home” order – without a clear safety plan We demand LAUSD postpones its school reopening plans until it's safe for all
LAUSD has notified our union that it intends to lift their current “Safer at Home” order. This means that potentially thousands more classified school employees will be required to return to work on-site as soon as Tuesday, February 16 - without a clear safety plan from the district.
Summer Bridge Fund: Applications Now Being Accepted for 2021-22 Benefits. Apply by March 1. We fought for it and won! Eligible classified school employees can receive matching funds from the state during summer break.
SEIU Local 99 members fought hard to win the Summer Bridge Fund (also called the Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program). This program gives eligible classified school workers the opportunity to save money from their paychecks during the school year and receive up to a dollar-for-dollar match from the state during the summer break when work is not available. Applications to participate in the program in the 2021-22 school year are now being accepted and must be returned to your employer by March 1, 2021.