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LAUSD School Workers Set Schedule for Strike Vote: January 23 – February 10, 2023

By |January 10th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates, Press, Press Releases|

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]

LAUSD School Workers Declare Negotiations Have Reached an Impasse

By |December 21st, 2022|Press, Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA - SEIU Local 99, the union representing nearly 30,000 special education assistants, bus drivers, food service workers, custodians, and other essential workers at the Los Angeles Unified School District, has declared that contract negotiations with the school district are at a standstill and have reached an impasse. An official declaration will [Read more]

LAUSD School Workers Announce Vote To Authorize Strike

By |December 15th, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates, Press, Press Releases|

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

By |December 12th, 2022|Events, LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates, Press, Press Releases|

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.

LAUSD School Workers Protest Harassment, Intimidation, Surveillance by School District Charges filed with Public Employment Relations Board against LAUSD for interfering in union organizing activities

By |October 19th, 2022|Press, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release October 19, 2022 Contact Blanca Gallegos 213-500-9594, bgallegos@seiu99.org Los Angeles, CA - Cafeteria workers, custodians, special education assistants and other workers providing essential student services at the Los Angeles Unified School District led informational picket lines in front of school sites on Wednesday, October 19 to protest the harassment and intimidation [Read more]

PRESS RELEASE: 30,000 Education Workers Reject Change to Academic Calendar Proposed by LAUSD Special Education Assistants, Food Service Workers, Custodians and other frontline workers reject change to student acceleration days

By |October 4th, 2022|Press Releases|

SEIU Local 99 education workers are rejecting LAUSD’s proposal to change the acceleration days in the current school calendar.  The decision comes after reviewing input from union members who completed a survey and negotiations with the school district.  Following is a statement from Max Arias, Executive Director of SEIU Local 99. “We believe that [Read more]

Bus Drivers at LAUSD ratify agreement to address staffing shortages Agreement increases full time hours for district drivers

By |July 14th, 2022|Press, Press Releases|

Press Release for Thursday, July 14, 2022 Contact: Blanca Gallegos 213-500-9594 In preparation for the start of a new school year, bus drivers at the Los Angeles Unified School District overwhelmingly voted to approve an agreement with the school district to increase full-time work for LAUSD bus drivers. The district has been suffering from [Read more]

Bus Drivers at LAUSD ratify agreement to address staffing shortages Agreement increases full time hours for district drivers

By |July 14th, 2022|Press, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release: July 14, 2022 In preparation for the start of a new school year, bus drivers at the Los Angeles Unified School District overwhelmingly voted to approve an agreement with the school district to increase full-time work for LAUSD bus drivers. The district has been suffering from a severe shortage of bus [Read more]

SEIU Local 99 Members Made a Difference in LAUSD Board Election Read the statement from SEIU Local 99 Executive Director Max Arias

By |June 8th, 2022|LAUSD, People-Powered Politics, Press, Press Releases|

“The cafeteria workers, custodians, special education assistants, bus drivers and other members of SEIU Local 99 are proud of the work we did in the primary election. Over the last two months, we knocked on thousands of doors through our neighborhood canvassing efforts and also contacted voters via phone, mail and online about electing [Read more]

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