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This strike is about respect!

By |March 16th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates, Press, Press Releases|

SEIU Local 99 members are leading a 3-day strike from March 21 – 23 to protest the Los Angeles Unified School District’s unfair labor practices.  LAUSD has been misleading the public on why employees are striking. This strike is about respect for essential workers who have been treated as a second-class workforce by LAUSD for [Read more]

School Workers at LAUSD Announce 3-Day Strike: March 21-23

By |March 15th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates, Press Releases|

Workers are protesting school district’s harassment and intimidation of workers who are demanding improved wages, full-time work, and increased staffing levels for student services Los Angeles, CA – Thousands of cafeteria workers, bus drivers, custodians, special education assistants and other essential school workers in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) announced that [Read more]

Workers at LAUSD lead picket lines to protest harassment, Announce cancellation of contract

By |March 7th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates, Press, Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA — School cafeteria workers, custodians, special education assistants and other members of SEIU Local 99 led informational picket lines at hundreds of schools throughout the L.A. Unified School District today and notified the school board that they are canceling their current contract. The actions are to protest LAUSD’s harassment of workers who [Read more]

School Workers Vote to Authorize Strike at LAUSD

By |February 11th, 2023|Press, Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA – Thousands of cafeteria workers, bus drivers, custodians, special education assistants and other essential school workers in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) have voted to authorize a strike. No dates for a strike have been set, but the vote allows workers on SEIU Local 99’s bargaining team to call for [Read more]

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

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

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]