Summer Bridge Applications Now Being Accepted for 2022-23 Benefits. Apply by March 1st!

By |January 13th, 2022|LAUSD, Small K-12 Units, Summer Fund|

SEIU Local 99 members fought hard to win the Summer Bridge Fund (also called the Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program). This program gives eligible classified school workers the opportunity to save money from their paychecks during the school year and receive up to a dollar-for-dollar match from the state during the summer break when work is not available. Applications to participate in the program in the 2022-23 school year are now being accepted and must be returned to your employer by March 1, 2021.

SMMUSD Bargaining Team Run-off Election: Cast Your Vote Now! Voting is now open through 5:00 pm on Thursday, October 14

By |October 11th, 2021|Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, SMMUSD Bargaining Updates|

We have a tie for the 3rd seat on our bargaining team for Unit 2: Operations and Support Classified Employees. Our Local 99 Elections Committee has determined that a run-off election is needed to break the tie. 

SMMUSD Bargaining Team Results Are In! Members voted and final results are in for Units 1, 2, and 3.

By |October 8th, 2021|Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, SMMUSD Bargaining Updates|

THE FINAL RESULTS ARE IN! Votes have been tallied and verified and members have been elected to be part of the team negotiating our next full contract with SMMUSD. RESULTS We are happy to report that the following members will be seated on the team that will be negotiating our next full-contract. Unit 1: [Read more]

Agreement reached with SMMUSD for fair process in implementation of COVID-19 vaccine requirement

By |October 4th, 2021|Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, SMMUSD Bargaining Updates|

On August 10, 2021 the Santa Monica Malibu Unified school district issued a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all employees. Members on our SEIU Local 99 bargaining team immediately began negotiations with the district to ensure a fair implementation of this requirement. Our team has reached an agreement with SMMUSD regarding workers who have not [Read more]

Nominate Your SMMUSD Bargaining Team

By |August 12th, 2021|Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, SMMUSD Bargaining Updates|

We will soon begin negotiations with Santa Monica Malibu Unified for our next full contract. Our wages, hours, working conditions and other issues affecting our jobs are on the line. The first step to winning a strong contract is electing our bargaining team. The bargaining team is made up of the Chief Steward and nine other members. Nominations for members wishing to be part of the team will be open August 23-27, 2021

Governor Newsom Announces Vaccination/Testing Requirement for School Workers

By |August 12th, 2021|LAUSD, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, TAS, Torrance Unified School District|

Governor Gavin Newsom has announced a statewide requirement that all K-12 school workers be either vaccinated or take weekly COVID tests. This takes effect August 12, 2021 and all school districts need to be in compliance by October 15, 2021. Safety is a top priority as members prepare to go back to school and [Read more]

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