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LAUSD Agreement Highlights & Voting Schedule

By |March 27th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

Thousands of SEIU Local 99 members at LAUSD led an historic strike for respect. Together, we won significant gains that recognize our work and will make a difference in the lives of the students we serve. We moved forward in every one of our key demands. Members must vote to ratify the agreement. Our bargaining [Read more]

LAUSD Bargaining Update: Not enough movement. Negotiations are stuck. Impasse declared.

By |December 21st, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

During our bargaining session with LAUSD on December 21. The district said they heard us “loud and clear,” but their offer shows we need to turn it up even louder. LAUSD made some movement on their wage offer – but it’s still not enough. Even worse, they made a move to divide us.  Here’s LAUSD’s [Read more]

Bargaining Update for Nov. 2, 2002: LAUSD Just Doesn’t Get It! Part-Time Won't Work. Students Need Full-Time Services

By |November 2nd, 2022|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

During our bargaining session with LAUSD on November 2, the district continued to say that there is not enough “student need” to increase hours. Really? Then why are so many workers working off-the-clock? Why are there so many Special Education Assistants who work before and after their regular shifts so students are not left [Read more]

Paraprofessionals at LAUSD: Know Your Rights on Work Hours & Transfers

By |September 22nd, 2022|LAUSD|

We have received information that LAUSD may be moving to eliminate all 7 and 8 hour vacant paraprofessional positions. Furthermore, it seems that the district may be transferring employees and requesting that anyone in a 7 or 8 hour position self-demote in order to secure a position or have their transfer request honored. If [Read more]

We Did It: ESY Hours Reinstated for Paraprofessionals at LAUSD

By |June 23rd, 2020|LAUSD|

When LAUSD decided to cut hours from Special Education Assistants and other paraprofessionals working the summer session, Local 99 member leaders on our Labor Management Committee immediately spoke out. After taking the issue directly to the district, today LAUSD agreed to reinstate assignments from 2.5 hours back to 4 hours. Members who declined ESY assignments [Read more]

Remote Learning Guidelines for LAUSD Paraprofessionals Agreement with the district includes Teacher Assistants, Special Education Assistants and other Paraprofessionals

By |April 17th, 2020|LAUSD|

Members on our SEIU Local 99 paraprofessionals team met with LAUSD to discuss the roles and responsibilities of teacher assistants, special education assistants and other paraprofessionals in remote learning during the coronavirus school closures. We agreed on some guidelines and to continue to discuss issues as the program rolls out.

Special Ed Labor Management Committee Takes On Staffing & Student Safety Concerns

By |March 22nd, 2019|LAUSD|

Members on our Special Education Labor Management Committee are working with LAUSD to implement the necessary training and staffing procedures to ensure that every student is receiving the services they need. During our meeting on March 21, we discussed Behavior Intervention Implementation Services, seniority in assignments, and concerns over students not riding school buses with Special Education Assistants.

We Demand Respect! We Demand to Bargain! Members are taking action to push LAUSD to negotiate on key issues impacting student services

By |December 12th, 2018|LAUSD|

Members at Middleton Primary Center are among the many SEIU99 members who have been wearing stickers demanding RESPECT! Since the beginning of the current school year, LAUSD has been slow to respond on some key issues impacting thousands of Local 99 members and the students we serve. So, we’re taking action to demand [Read more]

Members Vote Overwhelmingly To Ratify New Contract with LAUSD

By |May 31st, 2018|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

Members have cast their ballots. The votes are counted and an overwhelming 97% of voters approved the new 3-year contract with LAUSD. We should all be proud of the hard work we did to win this contract. We negotiated for over a year with LAUSD and they would not budge off a one-time 2% [Read more]

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