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An unfiltered news feed of what’s happening at SEIU Local 99

Local 99 Led Efforts that Put Education and Justice at the Top of the Ballot on Super Tuesday

March 4th, 2020|LAUSD, People-Powered Politics|

Even as votes continue to be counted, it’s clear that SEIU Local 99 members made a difference in the March 3 Super Tuesday primary election. In the months leading up to election day, Local 99 members and staff contacted thousands of voters on the phone and during weekend neighborhood walks – and the results for LAUSD and Compton Unified school board show our voices were heard.

South LA Won’t Be Ignored! The Accelerated Schools (TAS) Board of Trustees ignore community when we attend board meetings, so we took the community to them

February 26th, 2020|TAS|

On February 26, community members took our fight for charter accountability to the workplaces, businesses, and educational institutions of the members of The Accelerated Schools (TAS) Board of Trustees. Trustees choose to ignore our community when we attend board meetings, so we took the community to them.

Summer Bridge Fund: Applications Now Being Accepted for 2020-21 Benefits. Apply by March 1. We fought for it and won! Eligible classified school employees can receive matching funds from the state during summer break.

February 24th, 2020|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 2020-21 school year are now being accepted and must be returned to your employer by March 1, 2020 (March 2 for Santa Monica Malibu Unified)

Take Action for Quality Schools, Good Jobs at LAUSD! Join the SEIU 99 Member Contract Advisory Council

February 21st, 2020|AB 2261, Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

Our bargaining team negotiates our contract directly with LAUSD management -- and guiding and advising their work is the new Member Contract Advisory Council. This is a group of members who will meet regularly with our bargaining team to make recommendations on contract proposals and plan actions and activities to support negotiations. Winning a strong contract is up to all of us. Join the Member Contract Advisory Council today!