Our SEIU Local 99 bargaining team met with LAUSD on May 25, 2022 for another round of contract negotiations. We've been in bargaining with the district for over a month. So far, we have presented LAUSD with proposals demanding: Dignity and respect on the job. No one should be mistreated or harassed by their supervisor. [Read more]
After receiving hundreds of email messages from SEIU Local 99 members, LAUSD has decided to pull the school bus subcontracting proposal from the May 10, 2022 school board meeting agenda. The board will NOT be voting on the expansion of transportation subcontracting - for now. We must stay strong and stay ready to keep [Read more]
On April 7, 2022, members on our SEIU Local 99 Bargaining Team began negotiations with LAUSD for our next full contract. Our team will be presenting proposals to ensure clean, safe and supportive schools for all by improving wages, hours, staffing and more.
We believe excellent public schools are equitable schools where all students have access to a quality education no matter where they live, where they come from, the color of their skin or their abilities. To achieve this, we’re fighting for a LAUSD contract that improves cleanliness, health and safety, academic support, and the jobs we do that make quality education possible.
Negotiations for our next full contract with LAUSD will kick-off on April 7. While our bargaining team will be negotiating directly with LAUSD administrators on wages, benefits and working conditions, we’re approaching negotiations a little differently this time. Members on our Labor Management Committees will play a vital role in negotiating with LAUSD Department heads on job-specific issues.
Our SEIU Local 99 bargaining team met with LAUSD today, March 22, 2020 to negotiate over the impact of the lifting of the mask mandate. We let the district know that their announcement last week to lift the mandate was premature because the safety concerns of SEIU Local 99 members had not been addressed. [Read more]
LAUSD Must Complete Negotiations with SEIU 99 Members Before Lifting Mask Mandate Safety concerns of front line workers must be heard
We are concerned that LAUSD has made announcements to the media that they are lifting the masking mandate without first completing negotiations with SEIU Local 99 members.This is in violation of our agreement which requires that the district negotiate with us over any changes to COVID-19 safety protocols. We had one negotiations session with the district on [Read more]
SEIU Local 99 Members at LAUSD Win Increased Recognition Pay Additional $1750 stipend ensures equity for classified school workers
UPDATE: We have pay dates! LAUSD has notified our union that they will pay out the $1750.00 recognition pay stipend on May 6, 2022 for workers who are paid semi-monthly and on May 31, 2022 for those who are paid monthly. _____________________________ Great news! Our SEIU Local [Read more]
LAUSD continues to make unilateral decisions that affect SEIU Local 99’s members’ working conditions. This week, the district called for all employees and students to be tested for COVID-19 and present negative results before returning to work on January 11. Safety is a priority and we support testing to help combat the spread of [Read more]
LAUSD has begun to hold disciplinary meetings with workers who have opted not to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. If you have been scheduled for one of these meetings, it is important to know your rights. You have the right to union representation. Under a U.S. Supreme Court decision called Weingarten, you have the right to [Read more]