Bargaining Team Reaches Tentative Agreement With TUSD For More Wages, Stronger Language Around Leaves, & Protections Against Layoffs

By |December 11th, 2023|Torrance Unified School District|

Our SEIU Local 99 Bargaining Team stood strong to increase TUSD’s initial wage offer of 3% to 5%. Members on our team also secured a bonus and other improvements. Members must vote to ratify agreement.

SEIU Local 99 Negotiations Team Begins Bargaining with Torrance Unified School District (TUSD)

By |August 21st, 2023|Torrance Unified School District|

On August 17th, our bargaining team began re-opener negotiations with Torrance Unified over wages, benefits, hours and overtime, layoff procedures, and leave. A bargaining survey was conducted to get your input on what matters most to you, and help the bargaining team develop our bargaining priorities. 84% of members reported understaffing and 64% of [Read more]

TUSD Members Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify Wage Increase Agreement!

By |April 15th, 2022|Torrance Unified School District|

Members cast their votes and approved the agreement with Torrance Unified that includes a $1,000 bonus, wage increases, and more! The agreement includes: A $1,000 bonus for all prorated, if less than full-time workers. A 5% salary increase effective July 1, 2021. Additional 3% increase effective July 1, 2022 Additional Paid Holiday And reopen negotiations in 2023 [Read more]

SEIU Local 99 Members at TUSD Vote On Our Tentative Contract Agreement

By |April 7th, 2022|Torrance Unified School District|

On March 16, our SEIU Local 99 Bargaining Team reached a tentative agreement with Torrance Unified for our 2022-2025 contract. Members must vote on the agreement. Here are some highlights of the agreement:  Bonus A $1,000 bonus for all full-time workers. The bonus will be pro-rated for part-time workers  in proportion to their work [Read more]

Tentative Agreement Reached with Torrance Unified

By |March 18th, 2022|Torrance Unified School District|

This week, our SEIU Local 99 bargaining team reached a tentative agreement with Torrance Unified School District that recognizes members' essential work. Here are the highlights of the agreement:  Bonus A $1,000 bonus for all full-time workers. The bonus will be pro-rated for part-time workers  in proportion to their work assignment Wages and Salary: 5% increase effective July [Read more]

Contract Re-opener Negotiations with Torrance Unified School District

By |March 9th, 2022|Torrance Unified School District|

We’ve launched contract re-opener negotiations with Torrance Unified on February 22, we officially notified the school board of the items we intend to bargain in this round of negotiations, including wage increases, holidays, and security cameras. We are scheduled to meet with the district for negotiations on Wednesday, March 16. Once we complete the [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]

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