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]
After months of negotiations, Child Care Providers United (CCPU) has finally reached a HISTORIC Tentative Agreement with the State of California!
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
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.
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
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]
Ballots were counted on Friday, June 11, 2021 by AAA, the neutral third party conducting the election. Here are the official results.
For those who missed it, this is a recording from our April 27 Regional Membership Meeting. If you would like to be notified via email of future SEIU Local 99 webinars, please consider subscribing to receive our emails.
Let’s Make Reliable Internet Affordable and Accessible To All Let’s help pass Senate Bill 4 - The Broadband for All Act
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
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]