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Sympathy Strikes Are Growing! Here's the list of schools ready to strike on Tuesday, January 22

2019-01-21T17:45:20+00:00January 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 [...]

SEIU 99 Members Launch Second Wave of Sympathy Strikes

2019-01-18T11:05:27+00:00January 17th, 2019|LAUSD|

SEIU Local 99 members have been out in force supporting teachers' demands for smaller class sizes, more staffing, and greater investment in our students. Ten schools went out on sympathy strikes during the first four days of the teachers' strike. On Friday, January 18, hundreds of members at an additional ten schools will not report [...]

Standing Strong with Teachers on Day One of UTLA Strike

2019-01-16T11:53:34+00:00January 14th, 2019|LAUSD|

The rain and cold couldn’t stop us from standing union strong for our children and communities. As the teachers' kicked-off their strike, SEIU 99 members  joined them on the picket lines before and after school and during breaks. And at ten schools, members took the courageous step to give up their pay and sympathy strike [...]

Press Release: LAUSD Teacher Assistants, Special Ed Assistants, Custodians, Food Service Workers Ready to Support Striking Teachers

2019-01-11T16:01:13+00:00January 11th, 2019|LAUSD, Press Releases|

If a strike occurs on Monday, SEIU Local 99 members at several schools are ready to show their support for teachers by joining them in a sympathy strike. See which schools are participating.

Judge Rules That Teachers’ Strike Can Begin on Monday

2019-01-10T14:00:11+00:00January 10th, 2019|LAUSD|

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Thursday cleared the path for a teachers’ strike to start Monday, January 14. Now that LAUSD teachers have the legal clearance to go on strike, the question is whether UTLA and LAUSD will be able to reach an agreement before Monday and avert a strike. The two parties meet again on Friday.

UTLA Strike Resources Page is Live

2019-01-08T11:49:11+00:00January 8th, 2019|LAUSD|

We've just launched a page dedicated to providing resources and information about a potential UTLA strike. Get answers to commonly asked questions, get updates on the strike and SEIU Local 99's talks with LAUSD over relevant workplace issues, easily report violations. Share this link with your fellow members: seiu99.org/utlastrike.

Bargaining Update: Impact of the Teacher’s Strike

2019-01-08T09:22:22+00:00January 4th, 2019|Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

On Thursday, January 3 we met with LAUSD to bargain over the impact the January 10 teacher’s strike will have on SEIU Local 99 members and schools. We brought to this meeting many of our questions and concerns in an effort to learn about the District’s plans to safely operate schools during UTLA’s strike.

Strengthening Parent Voices in Schools (AB 2261)

2019-01-08T11:56:35+00:00January 4th, 2019|AB 2261, LAUSD, Politics, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units|

Community Representatives are an important liaison between schools and the community. They serve a key role as problem-solvers in our schools. In the past, Community Representatives were essentially treated like temporary employees. So in 2018, we put forth Assembly Bill 2261 to address these issues. Here's what we've won with AB 2261.

We Demand Respect! We Demand to Bargain! Members are taking action to push LAUSD to negotiate on key issues impacting student services

2018-12-12T16:09:17+00:00December 12th, 2018|LAUSD|

Members at Middleton Primary Center are among the many SEIU99 members who have been wearing stickers demanding RESPECT! Since the beginning of the current school year, LAUSD has been slow to respond on some key issues impacting thousands of Local 99 members and the students we serve. So, we’re taking action to demand [...]

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