Tell the LAUSD School Board: Vote Yes to Restore Hours & Stop Cuts to Student Services!

By |June 20th, 2024|LAUSD|

SEIU Local 99 members have rallied, signed petitions, and spoken out at the LAUSD school board meeting urging the district to stop the cuts. We are being heard! Now, we need one final push to make sure the school board approves a budget that restores all hours and positions that were set to be cut [Read more]

School year is ending, our fight for a strong contract is not!

By |June 13th, 2024|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

SEIU Local 99 members on our bargaining team met with LAUSD on June 7 for our third negotiations session. Watch the recap video to learn more from our team. We continue to move forward in presenting strong proposals to increase work hours for all, expand training and other issues. The District has not responded nor provided any proposals. The district continues to be Non responsive to our calls to stop the cuts and have not pulled back notices that were sent to members.

Members Pack the LAUSD Board Room to Demand the School District Stop the Cuts!

By |June 5th, 2024|LAUSD|

SEIU Local 99 members packed the LAUSD school board meeting on June 4, 2024 to deliver a powerful message directly to Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, Board President Jackie Goldberg, and the entire school board: No to Cuts!  We were joined by members of United Teachers Los Angeles, including UTLA President Cecily Myart-Cruz. The school board is [Read more]

Let’s deliver our message directly to Carvalho, Goldberg & the Board: Stop the Cuts!

By |May 31st, 2024|LAUSD|

LAUSD has plenty of money in the reserves to fully fund schools for students to receive the services and resources they need. In fact there is $6 billion in reserves, yet school budgets are getting cut. Many of your co-workers or yourself is being affected by these cuts including: Campus Aides, School Supervision Aides, Teacher Assistants, Instructional Aides, and others coerced to reduce their hours.

Were Your Hours Reduced for Next School Year?

By |May 28th, 2024|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

LAUSD violated our contract. We’re fighting to restore all hours. Add your name to the class action charges. LAUSD has been notifying workers that their hours have been cut or their positions eliminated next school year because of a lack of funding. These cuts are unlawful because the district failed to negotiate with SEIU Local 99 as required by law.

Tell LAUSD: No Cuts to Student Learning & Safety!

By |May 20th, 2024|All Bargaining Units, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

Despite more than $6 billion in reserves, LAUSD Superintendent Carvalho and the school board are underfunding our schools. The district is cutting critical positions and programs. Students will pay the price if these cuts go through. LAUSD has the money to fund our schools — they're just refusing to do it. Let Carvalho and the School Board know we won't let them defund public schools. Send them an email demanding they restore school funding and stop the cuts!

Contract Negotiations Progress with LAUSD

By |May 16th, 2024|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

On April 30, 2024, our bargaining team began negotiations with LAUSD for our next full contract. We let the district know we’re ready to fight for: • Wages above poverty. • More hours to provide the full services students need. No cuts!• Respect for workers. Stop the harassment. Stop the intimidation of workers.• More staffing for clean, safe, supportive schools. If the district is serious about student health and safety, they need to invest in staffing.

SEIU Local 99 & UTLA Members Standing Strong to Demand LAUSD Stop the Cuts!

By |May 2nd, 2024|LAUSD|

Despite having over $6 billion in reserves, LAUSD is cutting school budgets. Many Campus Aides, School Supervision Aides, Teacher Assistants, Instructional Aides, and others have been pressured to self-reduce their hours or have been informed that their hours will be cut starting next school year. Many teachers are also facing cuts. While Superintendent Alberto Carvalho [Read more]

Contract Negotiations Begin with LAUSD

By |April 30th, 2024|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

On April 30, 2024, our bargaining team began negotiations with LAUSD for our next full contract. We let the district know we’re ready to fight for: • Wages above poverty. • More hours to provide the full services students need. No cuts!• Respect for workers. Stop the harassment. Stop the intimidation of workers.• More staffing for clean, safe, supportive schools. If the district is serious about student health and safety, they need to invest in staffing.