Taking Action for a Strong Contract at LAUSD! Proposals submitted for wages, hours, respect at work

By |May 26th, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

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]

Update: LAUSD pulls bus subcontracting proposal from board meeting

By |May 9th, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

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]

LAUSD has Confirmed the Payment Date for Bus Drivers’ Payroll Error

By |April 27th, 2022|LAUSD|

Today, LAUSD has confirmed the payment date for those whose tax withholding was overstated on their April 22, 2022 paycheck. If your check was short you will receive a refund on Friday, April 29, 2022. The payment will be by check and delivered to the Division of Transportation for their distribution to you. We [Read more]

Electing Champions to the LAUSD School Board is the First Step in Making Our Voices Heard

By |April 1st, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

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.

Labor Management Committees Will Address Job-Specific Issues in Negotiations

By |April 1st, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

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.

We’re Fighting to Make the Summer Fund Permanent and Expand Eligibility to Community College Employees

By |March 28th, 2022|LAUSD, Lynwood Unified School District, People-Powered Politics, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, Summer Fund|

While the Summer Bridge Fund Program has postively impacted the lives of thousands of school employees, our work isn't finished. AB 1691 (Medina) will create a permanent funding mechanism that includes a dollar-to-dollar match and opens up the program to community college employees as well. Learn more.

Agreement Reached with LAUSD Over Lifting of Indoor Mask Mandate

By |March 22nd, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

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

By |March 19th, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

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]

Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Extended by State Until September 30, 2022

By |March 16th, 2022|LAUSD|

SEIU members advocated for the state’s extension of supplemental paid sick leave for COVID-19 related illness. On February 22, 2022 Governor Gavin Newsom signed the extension into law retroactive to January 1, 2022 and expiring on September 30, 2022. This means that if you need to miss work due because you contract COVID or have [Read more]

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