///Bargaining Updates

LAUSD Increases Wage Offer – it’s not enough. Let’s keep up the pressure with Strike Vote!

By |2018-06-20T17:52:35-07:00April 6th, 2018|Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

At our bargaining session on April 5, LAUSD increased their wage proposal to 3%, retroactive to July 2017. This includes a 1% ongoing wage increase that incorporates extra work and/or training starting in the 2018-19 school year. It’s a step in the right direction - but it’s still not enough. The District had been stuck [...]

Enough is Enough! SEIU Local 99 Calls for Strike Authorization Vote

By |2018-06-20T17:55:02-07:00February 26th, 2018|Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

SEIU Local 99 members put LAUSD on notice. We told them to value our work with fair wages. We told them to ensure students have all the support and services they need by providing full staffing. And we told them that we don’t want to strike, but we will, if that’s what it takes for [...]

Tentative Agreement Reached on Healthcare Benefits: Time to Vote

By |2018-06-20T17:05:58-07:00February 5th, 2018|Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

Together in our union, we were able to beat back the district’s proposed cuts to our health care benefits and protected health care for our families. On January 18, SEIU Local 99—along with the other unions at LAUSD—reached a 3-year Tentative Agreement on Healthcare Benefits. Now it's time to vote to ratify this agreement.

Sign Language Interpreters, Speech & Language Pathology Assistants, School Occupational Therapy Assistants and Others Secure Permanent Scarcity Differential Pay

By |2018-06-20T18:01:38-07:00January 25th, 2018|Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

Together in our union, we’ve secured a permanent scarcity differential for Sign Language Interpreters, Speech & Language Pathology Assistants, School Occupational Therapy Assistants and others at LAUSD who receive this additional pay. We’re also holding the District accountable to make sure they’re paid correctly. Every year, these members were concerned that LAUSD would cancel the [...]

SEIU 99 Files Charges Against LAUSD Over Cuts to Special Ed Hours

By |2018-07-09T20:37:13-07:00January 24th, 2018|Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

Our union has filed Unfair Labor Practice Charges against LAUSD for bargaining in bad faith over cuts to Special Education Assistant and Trainee work hours. See the full language of the charges below or here. Despite the fact that we have been addressing the issue of Special Education staffing with LAUSD in our contract negotiations, last fall [...]

Tentative Agreement Reached on Healthcare Benefits

By |2018-06-20T18:03:21-07:00January 19th, 2018|Bargaining Updates|

We've reached a Tentative Agreement on Healthcare Benefits between LAUSD and all eight unions at the District. A 3-year tentative agreement will be voted on by all LAUSD employee unions in coming weeks. Stay tuned for more information on the ratification vote. With union members standing united against any healthcare cuts, a Tentative Agreement was [...]

LAUSD has nothing to show for in November 29 Bargaining Session. Let’s help them

By |2017-12-01T17:40:54-07:00December 1st, 2017|Bargaining Updates|

  Our bargaining team met with LAUSD on Wednesday, November 29. Here's what happened: On Wages The District is still dug-in on their 2% one-time raise and 1% one-time bonus. They basically said that they see no pathway to be able to give us any more. Well, let’s show them the path way. [...]

2%: Still a Sticking Point in Bargaining. Time for Members to Make the District Budge. Health Care Cut Threats: District Backs Off

By |2017-11-13T17:21:27-07:00November 13th, 2017|Bargaining Updates|

Our picket lines, sticker-ups and other actions are being heard. Our bargaining team is making progress at the bargaining table. Special Education Assistants and BII Pilot During negotiations on November 9, we had a positive conversation about setting up a pilot program for eligible SEIU Local 99 members to be trained as Behavior Intervention Implementation [...]

LAUSD may be trying to reduce hours of Special Education Assistants, bargaining in bad faith. Let us know if you’ve been affected.

By |2017-10-31T14:27:21-07:00October 31st, 2017|Bargaining Updates|

  Back in August, LAUSD tried to cut the hours of Special Education Assistants across-the-board. We said 'NO WAY' and put a stop to it at the bargaining table. Now, it has come to SEIU Local 99's attention that the district may be attempting to cut hours from Special Education Assistants and Trainees. There have [...]

It’s On: Informational Pickets Start October 23!

By |2017-10-17T13:52:09-07:00October 17th, 2017|Bargaining Updates|

In our recent bargaining session on Sept. 27, the District did not come back with a fair wage proposal. They're still offering the same one-time 2% raise, but they added on 1% one-time bonus. This is NOT the "generous" offer they said they'd come back to us with and it certainly is not [...]

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