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.

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.

“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 Campus Aides, Supervision Aides and Teacher Assistants.

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]

SEIU Local 99 Members at LAUSD Vote “Yes” on Health Benefits Agreement!

By |October 31st, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

A resounding 97% of SEIU Local 99 members voted "Yes" to ratify our new health care benefits agreement. A tentative agreement on health care benefits was reached with LAUSD on October 5. Our bargaining team was able to push-back on some of the district’s most outrageous proposals. We stood strong and maintained our current benefits without cuts or changes.

Voting on LAUSD Health Benefits Agreement: October 13-27

By |October 12th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

A tentative agreement on health care benefits was reached with LAUSD on October 5. Our bargaining team was able to push-back on some of the district’s most outrageous proposals. We stood strong and maintained our current benefits without cuts or changes. The next step is for members to vote on the agreement. Our team recommends [Read more]

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