//Tag: Special Ed Assistants

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

By |2019-03-22T11:57:37-07:00March 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!

By |2018-12-12T16:09:17-07:00December 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 [...]

Members Vote Overwhelmingly To Ratify New Contract with LAUSD

By |2018-06-20T17:08:28-07:00May 31st, 2018|Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

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% [...]

Contract Agreement Reached with LAUSD. Strike Called-Off.

By |2018-06-20T17:17:55-07:00May 8th, 2018|Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

We are Union Strong! Unfair Practices Resolved. Strike Averted. Members now must vote on agreement. Our Bargaining Team Recommends a 'Yes' Vote. Our petitions, informational picket lines, stickers-ups, rallies, protests at school board meetings and our bold commitment to stand united and go on strike all pushed the District to reach a three-year [...]

Strike threat moves LAUSD on wages – Let’s move them some more!

By |2018-06-20T17:43:56-07:00April 20th, 2018|Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

Our strike vote got LAUSD to move some more on our wages. During our bargaining session today, Friday, April 20, 2018, the District continued to offer a 3% increase to all of us – and now they’ve added an extra 1% to those who got a lower percentage increase than all other District employees in [...]

SEIU 99 Files Charges Against LAUSD Over Cuts to Special Ed Hours

By |2018-07-09T20:37:13-07:00January 24th, 2018|Bargaining Updates, LAUSD|

Our union has filed Unfair Labor Practice Charges against LAUSD for bargaining in bad faith over cuts to Special Education Assistant and Trainee work hours. See the full language of the charges below or here. Despite the fact that we have been addressing the issue of Special Education staffing with LAUSD in our contract negotiations, last fall [...]

LAUSD has nothing to show for in November 29 Bargaining Session. Let’s help them

By |2017-12-01T17:40:54-07:00December 1st, 2017|Bargaining Updates|

  Our bargaining team met with LAUSD on Wednesday, November 29. Here's what happened: On Wages The District is still dug-in on their 2% one-time raise and 1% one-time bonus. They basically said that they see no pathway to be able to give us any more. Well, let’s show them the path way. [...]

We push for more Special Ed hours and then LAUSD proposes cuts? Really?

By |2017-08-04T10:52:57-07:00August 4th, 2017|Bargaining Updates, Lifting Our Schools Blog|

  SEIU Local 99’s LAUSD Bargaining Team is currently in contract negotiations with the District. In addition to wages and benefits, we’re pushing for better staffing and more services for the children with special needs that we serve. So just when we’re telling the district we need more hours and more positions, they retaliated and [...]

Some progress on Special Ed and LAUSD accepts our Custodian challenge

By |2017-10-19T21:30:50-07:00July 18th, 2017|Bargaining Updates|

  Our Bargaining Team met with the District on Tuesday, July 18. We made some progress in regards to the subcontracting of work to Behavior Intervention Implementation (BII) providers. We discussed the concept of creating a pilot program with LAUSD so that Special Education Assistants and other SEIU 99 members can have the opportunity [...]

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