Our SEIU Local 99 bargaining team met with LAUSD on September 21, 2022. The district did not budge on the low-ball wage proposal they presented last week: For 2020-21 - ZERO! Nothing! Nada! 2021-22 - 5% wage increase 2022-23 - 4% increase and a 3% one-time bonus 2023-24 - 4% increase with a 3% one-time bonus It's [Read more]
Our contract bargaining team met with LAUSD today, Friday September 16. The district finally came to the table with proposals on our wages and hours. But it’s clear they’re completely ignoring our call for equity. They proposed a four year contract covering 2020-2024. For 2020 they proposed NO wage increase. No wage increase during [Read more]
On September 9, 2022, our bargaining team met with LAUSD to resume our contract negotiations after the summer break. The district responded to our proposal for respectful treatment at work. They proposed that we set-up a committee to address harassment and disrespect on the job. While it’s a good idea - and we’re willing [Read more]
SEIU Local 99 members in LAUSD Units B and C have voted to approve the recent health benefits agreement between our union and LAUSD, with 97% voting in favor. This agreement ensures the necessary funding of our health benefits at the district through 2023 and beyond. As part of the agreement, LAUSD will increase [Read more]
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) has continued to ease COVID restrictions. As a result, the daily disinfecting of LAUSD school buses will no longer be needed. SEIU Local 99's agreement with the district regarding the disinfecting of buses and the corresponding $50/day stipend will expire on June 30, 2022. No [Read more]
Bus drivers sent a strong message to the school district that part time won't work at LAUSD. Over 93% of voters cast their ballots to approve an agreement with LAUSD that increases 8-hour positions and significantly reduces subcontracting jobs to outside, private companies. Read the full language of the tentative agreement here. Agreement Highlights [Read more]
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.