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SEIU Local 99 Education Workers Announce Full-Fledged Support of California Restaurant and Retail Workers’ Union

By |November 13th, 2023|Press, Press Releases|

Max Arias, Executive Director of SEIU Local 99 issued the following statement in support of workers fighting to form their union with CRRWU: “Over the course of the last year, the country has witnessed the strength of a unionized labor force. From adjunct professors to writers, actors, auto, hospital, and hotel workers, 2023 has been [Read more]

SEIU Statement on Terrorist Attack on Israel and Crisis in Gaza. “We stand against antisemitism, Islamophobia, racism and hate in all its forms around the world.”

By |October 17th, 2023|Press|

WASHINGTON, DC – Service Employees International Union (SEIU) President Mary Kay Henry issued the following statement on October 17 in response to the ongoing conflict in Israel and Gaza: “SEIU believes that all Israelis and Palestinians deserve safety, freedom from violence, and the opportunity to thrive. Our union includes many who have family members, Israeli [Read more]

SEIU Local 99 Education Workers Endorse Tanya Ortiz Franklin and Graciela Ortiz for LAUSD Board of Education

By |September 29th, 2023|Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA – The custodians, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, special education assistants, and other dedicated education workers of SEIU Local 99 have voted to support Graciela Ortiz (District 5) and Tanya Ortiz Franklin (District 7) for the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education. Union members decided not to endorse a candidate in [Read more]

TENTATIVE AGREEMENT REACHED: Child Care Providers Union Wins Largest Pay Increase in California History, First-in-the-Nation Retirement Plan

By |June 30th, 2023|Press, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release June 30, 2023 SACRAMENTO, CA – The more than 40,000 family child care providers in California represented by Child Care Providers United (CCPU) today announced that after months of negotiations, rallies, marches and vigils, CCPU has reached a tentative contract agreement with the State of California. The following statement may be attributed to [Read more]

Media Advisory for June 14, 10pm: Child Care Providers, School Workers, Parents go on Midnight Ride to Sacramento  to Urge Governor Newsom to Agree to a Fair Contract, Invest in Child Care

By |June 13th, 2023|Press, Press Releases|

Contacts: Blanca Gallegos 213-500-9594; Denae Ayala 424-445-6240 WHAT: Hundreds of Los Angeles family child care providers, school workers, parents, children and early education advocates will board buses to Sacramento for a late night convoy to the state capitol where they will join thousands of providers from throughout California on Thursday to rally for improved wages [Read more]

As CA Budget Deadline Looms, Family Child Care Providers to March & Rally Calling on Governor Newsom to End Child Care Deserts, Invest in Quality Child Care for Working Families

By |May 30th, 2023|Child Care Providers, Press, Press Releases|

What: Over 50 providers, parents, children, and community allies will rally and march in one of the busiest commercial intersections in the Antelope Valley to highlight the essential role family child care providers play in making sure parents can go to work knowing their children are in a nurturing and safe learning environment. They will [Read more]

What Happens On a “Day Without Childcare?”

By |May 8th, 2023|Child Care Providers, Press, Press Releases|

Media Advisory for Monday, May 8, 2023 Contact: Maya Polon, (818) 288-6231 ACROSS CALIFORNIA – Members of Child Care Providers United (CCPU) will join events on Monday, May 8, to demand urgent federal and state action to stabilize the essential childcare workforce. “Day Without Childcare” is a national recognition of the essential role of [Read more]

Statement from Max Arias, SEIU Local 99 Executive Director on the testimony of AFT President Randi Weingarten before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic

By |April 26th, 2023|Press, Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA - School custodians, food service workers, bus drivers and thousands of other SEIU Local 99 members who remained on the frontlines during the pandemic stand with AFT President Randi Weingarten as she testifies before the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic. It is an outrage that she must defend the work [Read more]

Statement from Max Arias, SEIU Local 99 Executive Director on LAUSD Board approving new contract agreement

By |April 18th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates, Press, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release: April 18, 2023  / Contact Blanca Gallegos 213-500-9594; bgallegos@seiu99.org “The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education’s unanimous decision to approve the new contract agreement with SEIU Local 99 members is a significant step forward that recognizes the essential role that school workers play in student learning. We look forward to [Read more]

School Workers at LAUSD vote overwhelmingly to ratify contract agreement

By |April 8th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates, Press, Press Releases|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Thousands of school custodians, food service workers, bus drivers, special education assistants and other members of SEIU Local 99 working in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) voted overwhelmingly to approve a new contract with LAUSD that will begin to lift essential workers out of poverty and lead to [Read more]