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Update on Summer Bridge Fund Payout for 2021

By |July 15th, 2021|LACCD, LAUSD, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units, Summer Fund, TAS, 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]

Members at LAUSD Ratify Agreement for Wage Increases + Bonus

By |June 24th, 2021|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

UPDATE: Our Bargaining Team met with LAUSD on July 12 to discuss payment of the bonuses and retroactive pay we negotiated in our agreement. We are pushing the district to expedite these checks. While they still couldn’t provide us with a definite date, they did state that the $750 bonus checks will be paid [Read more]

Hero Pay & Respect for Essential Workers at Torrance Unified School District Join us at the TUSD virtual board meeting on Monday, June 21 at 7:00pm

By |June 19th, 2021|Torrance Unified School District, TUSD Bargaining Updates|

Our SEIU Local 99 member-led bargaining team met with the Torrance Unified School District management team last week to demand wage increases and a bonus.

Members at SMMUSD Win Hero Pay!

By |June 14th, 2021|Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, SMMUSD Bargaining Updates|

Santa Monica Malibu Unified members were on the frontlines disinfecting schools throughout the pandemic, preparing campuses for students’ safe return, and helping families in need. They were deemed essential workers, but the district would not recognize their work with hero pay. Members never gave up. They shared their stories, spoke out at school board meetings, signed petitions, and stood strong at the bargaining table. It paid off. On June 11, members ratified a new agreement that secures hero pay.

Members at SMMUSD Reach Tentative Agreement on Hero Pay Ratification vote taking place now through June 11

By |June 10th, 2021|Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Small K-12 Units|

After taking action, speaking out at school board meetings and months of negotiations, our bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District for hero pay to recognize the hard work and commitment of SEIU Local 99 members during the pandemic. According to our tentative agreement, members are [Read more]

Let’s Make Reliable Internet Affordable and Accessible To All Let’s help pass Senate Bill 4 - The Broadband for All Act

By |May 27th, 2021|All Bargaining Units, People-Powered Politics|

Many of our communities lack access to affordable and reliable internet access. According to the California Dream Index, broadband access is less accessible for Black, Latino and tribal communities in California.

You Shouldn’t Get Punished for Getting Sick Let’s move California Legislators to Pass Senate Bill 205- School and Community College Employees Sick Leave

By |May 27th, 2021|All Bargaining Units, People-Powered Politics|

During the pandemic, we all worried about what would happen if we got seriously sick and had to be out of work for months. What if we used all our sick leave? How would we pay bills? Senate Bill 205 by Senator Connie Leyva proposes to offer five months of full salary paid sick [Read more]

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