Meeting for SEIU Local 99 Members in LAUSD Food Service Tuesday, November 29, 2022 SEIU Local 99 Office 2724 W 8th St, Los Angeles, 90005 3pm - 5pm Join LAUSD Food Service Workers to discuss what's happening in our cafeterias and food preparation areas. There's something rotten in the kitchen - and we're letting the district [Read more]
United for Respect, Fair Wages, & More for Student Services at LAUSD Day of Action -October 19, 2022
Many SEIU Local 99 members are leading picket lines and purpling-up at schools and worksites to demand respect!
Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck is a Way of Life Deborah Hamilton remembers the exact day she started working as a Custodian at LAUSD: January 11, 1995. A lot has changed since that day 27 years ago. The biggest difference, she says, is the drastic reduction in staff. “When I first started, I was in a [Read more]
Short Staffing, Impossible Workloads Deborah Hamilton remembers the exact day she started working as a Custodian at LAUSD: January 11, 1995. A lot has changed since that day 27 years ago. The biggest difference, she says, is the drastic reduction in staff. “When I first started, I was in a crew of nine workers. [Read more]
Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck is a Way of Life E“verything is so expensive. I would love to take my kids out and do more things, but I can’t. I get my paycheck and I have to make sure I have enough for rent, gas, and food,” says Moises Orellana Patriz, a Campus Aide with the [Read more]
Our Job is Not Easy When Elizabeth Thomas-Parker discovered two of her children had learning disabilities, she became a special education advocate for children with special needs and their families. Her passion for helping others is what started her decades-long career at LAUSD. Our Job is Not Easy [Read more]
Child Care Providers are back in front of Governor Newsom’s office in Downtown LA https://www.childcareforall.org/2022/06/02/child-care-providers-are-back-in-front-of-governor-newsoms-office-in-downtown-la/
On Thursday, June 2, family child care providers marched, picket and broke open an oversized piggy bank piñata in front of Governor Gavin Newsom’s office in Downtown Los Angeles urging him to invest some of California’s historic $97 billion budget surplus on stabilizing the state’s child care workforce.
Nationwide, 95% of union workers have retirement plans. Here in California, 50% of all workers have retirement plans. But less than a quarter of child care workers in California have retirement plans and living paycheck to paycheck leaves providers still working into their 70s and longer with no way to retire with dignity.
Legislative Champions: Standing up for Child Care Providers and Working Families A “Thank you” letter to state legislators from Child Care Providers United Members (CCPU)
THANK YOU California State Senator Steven Bradford, State Senator Nancy Skinner, State Senator Maria Elena Durazo, State Senator Toni G. Atkins, California State Representative Miguel Santiago, Assemblymember Anthony Rendon, Assemblymember Phil Ting, Assemblymember Isaac G. Bryan, and Assemblywoman Mia Bonta
On Monday, May 9th, child care providers, parents, and families across the country hosted A Day Without Child Care: A National Day of Action. For generations, child care providers have been fighting for equitable access to affordable child care and better pay and working conditions for providers but their needs are still not being met.