This strike is about respect! Statement from Max Arias, SEIU Local 99 Executive Director on LAUSD’s unlawful practices

By |March 16th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates, Press, Press Releases|

SEIU Local 99 members are leading a 3-day strike from March 21 – 23 to protest the Los Angeles Unified School District’s unfair labor practices.  LAUSD has been misleading the public on why employees are striking. This strike is about respect for essential workers who have been treated as a second-class workforce by LAUSD for [Read more]

Ready To Strike at LAUSD! 3-Day Unfair Practice Charges Strike, Dates to be announced at March 15 Rally 

By |March 11th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

In February, SEIU Local 99 members at LAUSD voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike and have been preparing to strike. Thousands have signed the strike commitment form showing they're ready to take strong action. It's time! LAUSD has continued to harass and threaten SEIU Local 99 members engaging in union activities for a fair contract. [Read more]

LAUSD Makes Some Movement in Mediation – But Not Enough! Let's keep taking action!

By |March 1st, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

Our bargaining team met with LAUSD on March 1 for a mediation session. It’s clear the district is paying attention to our ongoing actions because they made some movement – but it’s still not enough.The district proposed fully paid health care benefits, including coverage for dependents, for members in Units F & G, including teacher assistants [Read more]

Workers at LAUSD Vote to Authorize a Strike A Decisive 96% Say: We’re Ready to Take Action for Livable Wages, Full-Time Work, Respect on the Job at LAUSD!

By |February 11th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

Thousands of SEIU Local 99 members at LAUSD cast their votes over a three-week period, from January 23 through February 10. Votes were counted on February 11 and the results are in! A clear and decisive 96% voted to support taking actions up to and including a strike.  Let’s continue to stand strong! Know your [Read more]

We’re Fighting For Respect at LAUSD! Here’s a Summary of Our Contract Demands.

By |January 20th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

We’re fighting to change LAUSD’s unjust compensation system that treats classified employees as second class workers. This is about LAUSD respecting our work, our rights, and our contributions to student learning. That is why our bargaining team has presented LAUSD with bold demands and why we’re ready to take bold action. Here’s a summary [Read more]

LAUSD Bargaining Update: Let’s Keep Up the Pressure!

By |November 17th, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

November 17, 2022 - At today’s bargaining session, the district representatives told us they're getting authorization from the school board to give us a better wage offer. We'll believe it when we see it. It' s clear our actions are pushing them to recognize there's a big problem with wage inequity and staffing at LAUSD. They say they want [Read more]

LAUSD Bargaining Update: District says there’s room to negotiate. So why don’t they?

By |November 10th, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

November 10, 2022 - Our bargaining team met with LAUSD today and even though the district said “there is room to negotiate,” they didn’t move an inch on their wage proposal. So, let’s get them to move! On Tuesday, December 13, we’re going to LAUSD’s doorstep at their Downtown L.A. headquarters. Join us to [Read more]

SEIU Local 99 Files Charges Against LAUSD Over Implementation of New Acceleration Days It's disrespectful and it's against the law!

By |October 12th, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

You may have received a notice from LAUSD about the change to the school calendar and acceleration days. The district is violating the law and our rights by ignoring our agreement and moving forward to implement this unilateral change to our work hours and conditions. In response, SEIU Local 99 has filed Unfair Practice [Read more]

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