For those who missed it, this is a recording from the LAUSD Membership Meeting on April 8th that focused on employee safety and rights in the workplace as many of us begin returning back to our work sites. SEIU Local 99 highly recommends all LAUSD members see the video.
As school begins to re-open for in-person instruction there is a need for more staffing to ensure the Los Angeles Unified School district is complying with all health and safety protocols. LAUSD is hiring building & grounds workers, health site support aides to help at COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites and to assist with daily [Read more]
SEIU members worked hard to pass a new California law, Senate Bill 95, that allows workers to take up to 80 hours of Supplemental Paid Sick Leave if they are unable to work due do COVID-19 related issues, including to care for yourself or a family member or for vaccine-related issues. Below is language from [Read more]
For those who missed it, this is a recording from our March 30 Regional Membership Meeting. This meeting covered recent updates in school re-openings, bargaining and policies around COVID-19 vaccinations with school employers, bargaining updates for CCPU, and more.
This is the March 6th Zoom recording of a presentation given to child care providers by Dr. Nava Yeganeh at UCLA and Debra Coleman, Director at L.A. County Office for the Advancement of Early Care and Education, on the COVID-19 vaccination and distribution program and about how the vaccine works.
For those who missed it, this is a recording from the presentation given by Dr. Kimberly Petrick on the COVID-19 vaccine at the February 23 Membership Meeting.
GOOD NEWS! All workers in the education sector, including classified school employees, community college workers, day care and family child care providers, can begin receiving their COVID-19 vaccination starting March 1. This is a big step to begin the process for a safe return to in-person classes and to ensure the health and safety of [Read more]
Take Action: State Legislators are about to vote on funding for re-opening of schools for in-person instruction
As we move forward toward the reopening of schools for in-person instruction, we need state legislators to ensure a safe and equitable reopening for all students and education workers. In the coming days, they'll be taking a vote on the budget. Take action by sending legislators an email today. It's easy. Just click here. Tell them [Read more]
Members on our SEIU Local 99 bargaining team reached an agreement with LAUSD on February 19 that prioritizes safety for those currently working on-site and sets clear guidelines for expanding the number of workers returning to schools and worksites.
Members on our SEIU Local 99 Bargaining Team met with LAUSD on February 1 1. We discussed the district’s plan to lift their “Safer At Home” order. Under this plan, more SEIU Local 99 members would have been required to go back to schools and worksites as soon as Tuesday, February 16. We let the [Read more]