UTLA's Board voted unanimously on January 25, 2023 to support our contract campaign and urge their members not to cross our picket lines if we go on strike at the Los Angeles Unified School District. We work side-by-side with teachers every day. We know the challenges of educating and supporting students. And we are committed to [Read more]
LAUSD Strike Authorization Vote: January 23 – February 10, 2023 Information for members at LAUSD voting on a strike.
Information on voting locations, our contract demands, reporting on retaliation and other updates for members at LAUSD voting on a strike.
We’re fighting to change LAUSD’s unjust compensation system that treats classified employees as second class workers. This is about LAUSD respecting our work, our rights, and our contributions to student learning. That is why our bargaining team has presented LAUSD with bold demands and why we’re ready to take bold action. Here’s a summary [Read more]
Los Angeles, CA - Thousands of food service workers, custodians, bus drivers, special education assistants, teacher assistants and other essential workers at the Los Angeles Unified School District will be voting January 23 - February 10 on authorizing a strike. A majority vote in favor of striking will allow SEIU Local 99’s bargaining team [Read more]
During our bargaining session with LAUSD on December 21. The district said they heard us “loud and clear,” but their offer shows we need to turn it up even louder. LAUSD made some movement on their wage offer – but it’s still not enough. Even worse, they made a move to divide us. Here’s LAUSD’s [Read more]
Our rally at LAUSD headquarters on Tuesday, December 13 moved the district back to the bargaining table . Our bargaining team will meet with the district on Wednesday, December 21. We’ll see if they bring any holiday cheer. Our demands are clear: fair wages, more 8-hour work, pay for all hours worked, health care [Read more]
Los Angeles, CA - Hundreds of cafeteria workers, bus drivers, custodians, special education assistants and other essential school workers in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) rallied in front of LAUSD headquarters on December 13, 2022 to announce plans to hold a strike authorization vote early next year. A vote in support of a [Read more]
Media Advisory: LAUSD School Workers Prepare to Strike Custodians, Cafeteria Workers, Teacher Assistants, Bus Drivers Rally To Announce Strike Vote
On Tuesday, December 13, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, custodians, special education assistants, and other essential school workers in the Los Angeles Unified School District will rally in front of LAUSD headquarters and announce plans to hold a strike authorization vote. A vote in support of a strike would authorize SEIU Local 99’s bargaining team to call for a strike if a contract agreement cannot be reached.
Our bargaining team met with LAUSD on December 9. It was clear that the district has been paying attention to our school and worksite actions. LAUSD increased their wage offer by 2% – still not enough! It's time to show them what we're worth! Watch the video above to hear from members of [Read more]
November 17, 2022 - At today’s bargaining session, the district representatives told us they're getting authorization from the school board to give us a better wage offer. We'll believe it when we see it. It' s clear our actions are pushing them to recognize there's a big problem with wage inequity and staffing at LAUSD. They say they want [Read more]