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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]

United Teachers Los Angeles has voted to support SEIU Local 99 members if we go on strike.

By |January 25th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

UTLA's Board voted unanimously on January 25, 2023 to support our contract campaign and urge their members not to cross our picket lines if we go on strike at the Los Angeles Unified School District. We work side-by-side with teachers every day. We know the challenges of educating and supporting students. And we are committed to [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 School Workers Set Schedule for Strike Vote: January 23 – February 10, 2023

By |January 10th, 2023|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates, Press, Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA - Thousands of food service workers, custodians, bus drivers, special education assistants, teacher assistants and other essential workers at the Los Angeles Unified School District will be voting January 23 - February 10 on authorizing a strike. A majority vote in favor of striking will allow SEIU Local 99’s bargaining team [Read more]

LAUSD School Workers Declare Negotiations Have Reached an Impasse

By |December 21st, 2022|Press, Press Releases|

Los Angeles, CA - SEIU Local 99, the union representing nearly 30,000 special education assistants, bus drivers, food service workers, custodians, and other essential workers at the Los Angeles Unified School District, has declared that contract negotiations with the school district are at a standstill and have reached an impasse. An official declaration will [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]

We Moved LAUSD Back To the Bargaining Table

By |December 16th, 2022|LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

Our rally at LAUSD headquarters on Tuesday, December 13 moved the district back to the bargaining table . Our bargaining team will meet with the district on Wednesday, December 21. We’ll see if they bring any holiday cheer. Our demands are clear: fair wages, more 8-hour work, pay for all hours worked, health care [Read more]

Now That We’ve Authorized Our Bargaining Team to Call for a Strike, What’s Next?

By |April 27th, 2018|Lifting Our Schools Blog|

Our bargaining team will continue in negotiations. Our goal is not to strike but to reach a fair agreement. Our next bargaining session is on April 30 and we hope to make progress. While many members have expressed an eagerness to strike, it’s important that we follow all of the legal steps. Although strikes are [Read more]

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

By |April 20th, 2018|LAUSD, LAUSD Bargaining Updates|

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 [Read more]

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