Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Join our virtual event Saturday, May 7

By |May 5th, 2022|Member Voices|

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. This year's AAPI theme is Advancing Leaders Through Collaboration, which focuses on "efforts in advancing leaders in the Federal and DC governments." Learn about the benefits and process of becoming a US citizen by joining our [Read more]

Limited paid time off hurts family child care providers the most

By |January 26th, 2022|Child Care Providers, Member Voices|

“When you find yourself working day in and day out without taking time to recharge your mind and body…burnout will start to set in,” says Renaldo Sanders, a family child care provider in the city of Compton. Renaldo has been a child care provider for over 35 years and provides care for the bus [Read more]

“We all have that same worry…” The uncertainty of retirement for a childcare provider

By |November 2nd, 2021|Child Care Providers, Member Voices|

Unfortunately, not having enough money for retirement is a reality for far too many family child care providers. Without savings or a retirement plan, providers who dedicate years teaching and caring for our children are forced to spend their senior years in poverty.

LAUSD Building and Grounds Workers Are Helping To Keep Schools Safe & Sanitized

By |April 23rd, 2021|Member Voices|

Andrea Quiroga has been a building & grounds, custodial worker, with LAUSD for six years now. She says she understands how important being an essential worker during the pandemic is to the health and safety of students and the community. But it has added extra tasks to her day and caused more stress.

99 Strong in 2020: A Year-in-Review Video

By |December 7th, 2020|All Bargaining Units, Member Voices|

It's been a challenging year for education workers across the country. Beginning with the COVID-19 pandemic, we were thrust onto the front-lines of this crisis to support our communities in need, keep students learning, while fighting for our jobs and to keep ourselves and our families safe. Check out this video of SEIU Local 99's year in review.

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