SEIU Local 99 Members at The Accelerated Schools Kickoff Negotiations with school representatives!

By |March 22nd, 2024|The Accelerated School|

SEIU Local 99 Members at The Accelerated Schools (TAS) on the Labor Management Committees will be working to enforce our current contract and upcoming contract to address any issues that may arise in the different work areas. Members will also serve on the Bargaining Team and will be negotiating our next contract with TAS.

Election Results Are In for TAS’s New Bargaining Team and Labor Management Committees

By |December 5th, 2023|The Accelerated School|

SEIU Local 99 Members at The Accelerated Schools (TAS) on the Labor Management Committees will be working to enforce our current contract and upcoming contract to address any issues that may arise in the different work areas. Members will also serve on the Bargaining Team and will be negotiating our next contract with TAS.

Be a part of SEIU Local 99’s Contract Bargaining Team and Labor Management Committee at The Accelerated School (TAS)

By |September 17th, 2023|The Accelerated School|

Call for Nominations and Election Process Take the lead to continue to improve jobs and student services at TAS. This is an  opportunity to make your voice heard on our next contract and in addressing worksite issues. Join the Bargaining Team & Labor Management Committee (LMC)  The bargaining team and labor management committee reviews input [Read more]

Governor Newsom Announces Vaccination/Testing Requirement for School Workers

By |August 12th, 2021|LAUSD, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, The Accelerated School, 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]

Update on Summer Bridge Fund Payout for 2021

By |July 15th, 2021|LACCD, LAUSD, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Summer Fund, The Accelerated School, Torrance Unified School District|

If you applied and were approved for the 2021 Summer Bridge Fund program, you should be receiving your payout funds in mid July.  We are aware that LAUSD has notified members that the state is only matching $.66 for each dollar contributed. If you have received this notification from LAUSD or any other employer, IT [Read more]

“Reopening” Schools Under COVID-19: Status of Negotiations with Employers

By |July 22nd, 2020|LACCD, LACOE, Mexican American Opportunity Fund, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, The Accelerated School, Ventura County Community College District|

In July, our union sent all employers a demand to bargain over their plans for returning to school and any changes they plan to make due to COVID-19. All of our negotiations with employers are being guided by our Principles for Reopening Schools. Here is an update on our discussions with employers

Classified Employees’ Voices Are Heard in School Closure Guidelines Issued by Governor Gavin Newsom

By |April 3rd, 2020|LACOE, LAUSD, Mexican American Opportunity Fund, People-Powered Politics, The Accelerated School, Ventura County Community College District|

SEIU Local 99 was part of a partnership with Governor Gavin Newsom that also included teachers, school boards, superintendents and principals that worked together to set-up guidelines for how we will work together to ensure instruction, student services, and safety all continue during school closures. The state guidelines specifically say that “All pay and [Read more]

Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA Leave for Employees Impacted by COVID-19

By |April 2nd, 2020|LAUSD, Mexican American Opportunity Fund, The Accelerated School, Ventura County Community College District|

On March 18, 2020, the U.S. Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("Act"). For California public agencies, including K-12 school districts and colleges, the Act includes two provisions that will immediately impact employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic: the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act [Read more]

TAS Board Served with Legal Action!

By |January 10th, 2020|The Accelerated School|

Our actions are making a difference at TAS and obligating them to follow the law when it comes to being open and inclusive of our community. On December 30, 2019, open records activist and professor Michael Kohlhass filed a petition asking for TAS to comply with his six prior requests for the schools’ public records. He also sent a letter on December 19, 2019, requesting TAS cease and desist with their illegal practices and violations of the Brown Act or face further legal action.

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