“This is Nothing More Than Union-Busting”: SEIU Local 99 Executive Director Max Arias Responds to District Stalling and Attempts to Cut Student Services

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

LAUSD is trying to push back on the historic contract gains we fought so hard to win almost a year ago. They have been dragging their feet on establishing a process to increase the hours of Special Education Assistants, resisted increasing hours for Health Care Assistants, and now, they're cutting the hours of [Read more]

On Tuesday, February 13, Take Action for a Strong Contract at LAUSD!

By |February 5th, 2024|LAUSD|

Our contract fight at LAUSD is gearing-up. On Tuesday, February 13, SEIU Local 99 members will be speaking at the school board meeting to let the board and Superintendent Carvalho know that we’re demanding livable wages, increased staffing, and more hours. Additionally, Health Care Assistants will be delivering a petition urging the board to increase [Read more]

Storm Update: Safety and Working Conditions at LAUSD

By |February 4th, 2024|LAUSD|

SEIU Local 99 is in communication with LAUSD regarding any changes to working conditions that may be necessary due to the current storm. As classified school employees, SEIU Local 99 members are on the front lines of ensuring a clean, safe, and supportive learning environment for students and staff and this is especially critical during [Read more]

Members on Special Education Labor Management Committee Urge LAUSD To Show Us the Plan on 7-Hour Positions, BII Differential + More

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

SEIU Local 99 members on the Special Education Labor Management Committee met with LAUSD on January 24, 2024 to discuss the implementation of the 7-hour positions for Special Education Assistants and other issues impacting members in Special Education. Implementing 7-Hour Positions for Special Education Assistants According to our contract, LAUSD was required to begin the [Read more]

The Fight for Our Next Contract at LAUSD is ON!

By |January 18th, 2024|LAUSD|

In 2024, we’re heading back to the bargaining table with LAUSD to negotiate our next full contract. We’ll have to fight stronger than ever to continue to improve wages, hours, working conditions, staffing, and the student services we provide. Let’s show the district our union strength. On Tuesday, January 23, wear your union buttons. The [Read more]

SEIU Local 99 Addressing Shelter In Place Air Quality Concerns with LAUSD

By |December 6th, 2023|LAUSD|

On December 5, 2023, staff and students at various LAUSD schools in regions South and East were directed to shelter in place by the district due to a concern of a possible gas leak/odor reported within the community. SEIU Local 99 is in discussion with LAUSD to ensure that everyone’s safety is the top priority [Read more]

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