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“Regardless of where teaching is happening, we must focus on creating the conditions that students need to learn.”

By |July 10th, 2020|LACCD, LACOE, LAUSD, Media, Press Release, Press Releases, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units|

Unless Governor Gavin Newsom and the state legislature take immediate action to dedicate additional funds to school districts to implement social distancing protocols, proper PPE for all, training, testing and other safety measures, it will be almost impossible for classroom instruction to safely resume in the fall.

California Child Care Providers Renew Push for Collective Bargaining Rights

By |February 7th, 2019|Child Care Providers, Media, Member Voices, People-Powered Politics|

Hundreds of family child care providers from across California visited Sacramento to speak to legislators about AB378, a bill that would allow dedicated early educators the right to unionize and negotiate with the state. Eleven other states already have granted child care providers the right to collectively bargain and make improvements to their child care system.

LAUSD School Workers Will Join in Sympathy Strikes with Teachers at 10 Schools

By |January 13th, 2019|Media, Press Releases|

WHAT: Teacher Assistants, Special Education Assistants, Food Service Workers, Custodians and other Los Angeles Unified school workers with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 99 will strike at ten schools in support of teachers. WHY:    School workers support teachers’ demands for smaller class sizes, more staffing, and greater investment in students. They will [...]

Press Release: LAUSD Teacher Assistants, Special Ed Assistants, Custodians, Food Service Workers Ready to Support Striking Teachers

By |January 11th, 2019|LAUSD, Press Releases|

If a strike occurs on Monday, SEIU Local 99 members at several schools are ready to show their support for teachers by joining them in a sympathy strike. See which schools are participating.

SEIU Local 99 Education Workers Endorse Heather Repenning for LAUSD Board District 5 Seat

By |December 5th, 2018|LAUSD, Media, Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA – The education workers of SEIU Local 99 have voted to endorse Heather Repenning for the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education (District 5). The endorsement comes following a process that included candidates completing an extensive questionnaire designed by SEIU Local 99 members and a town hall meeting on December [...]

Charter School Workers Shine a Light on Poverty Wages; Staffing Problems The Accelerated School claims exemption from L.A.'s minimum wage as it sits on multi-millions in reserves

By |October 26th, 2018|Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA – Dozens of school custodians, food service workers, teacher assistants, and other dedicated school workers at The Accelerated Schools (TAS) were joined by parents and students in a spirited candle light vigil today calling attention to how poverty wages paid by TAS, a group of three charter schools in South L.A., are [...]

State Superintendent Candidate Larry Aceves “Walks a Day in the Shoes” of Cafeteria Worker

By |June 3rd, 2015|Media, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Terry Carter, Spokesperson 213-700-5617 | [email protected] Blanca Gallegos, Communications Director 213.387.8393 x219 | [email protected] --------------------------------------------------------- Thursday, February 11, 2010 Los Angeles Unified School District classified employees, including Lincoln High School cafeteria worker Eladia Vazquez, want to make sure State Superintendent of Public Instruction candidate Larry Aceves understands the importance of their [...]

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