Paraprofessionals at LAUSD: Know Your Rights on Work Hours & Transfers

By |September 22nd, 2022|LAUSD|

We have received information that LAUSD may be moving to eliminate all 7 and 8 hour vacant paraprofessional positions. Furthermore, it seems that the district may be transferring employees and requesting that anyone in a 7 or 8 hour position self-demote in order to secure a position or have their transfer request honored. If [Read more]

LAUSD Bargaining Update: Part-time won’t work at LAUSD!

By |September 21st, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

Our SEIU Local 99 bargaining team met with LAUSD on September 21, 2022. The district did not budge on the low-ball wage proposal they presented last week:  For 2020-21 - ZERO! Nothing! Nada! 2021-22 -  5% wage increase 2022-23 - 4% increase and a 3% one-time bonus 2023-24 - 4% increase with a 3% one-time bonus It's [Read more]

Bargaining Update: No Equity in LAUSD’s Wage Proposal

By |September 16th, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

Our contract bargaining team met with LAUSD today, Friday September 16. The district finally came to the table with proposals on our wages and hours. But it’s clear they’re completely ignoring our call for equity.  They proposed a four year contract covering 2020-2024. For 2020 they proposed NO wage increase. No wage increase during [Read more]

Bargaining Update: LAUSD Responds to Our Proposal for Respectful Treatment On the Job

By |September 9th, 2022|LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

On September 9, 2022, our bargaining team met with LAUSD to resume our contract negotiations after the summer break. The district responded to our proposal for respectful treatment at work. They proposed that we set-up a committee to address harassment and disrespect on the job. While it’s a good idea - and we’re willing [Read more]

Cyber-Attack on LAUSD Information Technology

By |September 6th, 2022|LAUSD|

UPDATE: September 13, 2022 On Wednesday, September 14 and Thursday, September 15, 2022, all employees will receive final reminders regarding the multi-factor authentication requirement for accessing email and other district applications outside of the office or school site. In order to prevent system overload, all employees in Local Districts Northeast, West, and Central, in [Read more]

Health Benefits Agreement for LAUSD Units B & C Ratified in Overwhelming ‘Yes’ Vote

By |August 22nd, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

SEIU Local 99 members in LAUSD Units B and C have voted to approve the recent health benefits agreement between our union and LAUSD, with 97% voting in favor. This agreement ensures the necessary funding of our health benefits at the district through 2023 and beyond. As part of the agreement, LAUSD will increase [Read more]

LAUSD Student Acceleration Days Helping students succeed and offering more opportunities for staff

By |August 19th, 2022|LAUSD|

The 2022-23 school year at LAUSD will include four additional, optional school days that the district is calling student acceleration days (Oct 19, Dec 7, 2022 and March 15, April 19, 2023). These days are meant to help students catch-up and address some of the learning loss that occurred during the pandemic.  As education [Read more]

Bus Disinfecting No Longer Necessary at LAUSD Agreement and stipend expire on June 30, 2022

By |June 29th, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) has continued to ease COVID restrictions. As a result,  the daily disinfecting of LAUSD school buses will no longer be needed. SEIU Local 99's agreement with the district regarding the disinfecting of buses and the corresponding $50/day stipend will expire on June 30, 2022. No [Read more]

LAUSD Bus Drivers Vote To Approve Full-Time Work Agreement

By |June 29th, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

Bus drivers sent a strong message to the school district that part time won't work at LAUSD. Over 93% of voters cast their ballots to approve an agreement with LAUSD that increases 8-hour positions and significantly reduces subcontracting jobs to outside, private companies. Read the full language of the tentative agreement here. Agreement Highlights [Read more]

SEIU Local 99 Members Made a Difference in LAUSD Board Election Read the statement from SEIU Local 99 Executive Director Max Arias

By |June 8th, 2022|LAUSD, People-Powered Politics, Press Release|

“The cafeteria workers, custodians, special education assistants, bus drivers and other members of SEIU Local 99 are proud of the work we did in the primary election. Over the last two months, we knocked on thousands of doors through our neighborhood canvassing efforts and also contacted voters via phone, mail and online about electing [Read more]

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