Al llegar al final de otro año escolar desafiante, quiero reconocer el trabajo que hicieron los miembros de SEIU Local 99 para ayudar a los estudiantes y nuestras comunidades durante la pandemia. A medida que continúan disminuyendo los casos [Read more]
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.
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.
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 [Read more]
SEIU Local 99 members spoke with legislators during virtual lobby visits, made calls and sent emails to Governor Newsom and showed our strength as essential workers throughout the pandemic. This moved the Governor to increase funding for education in his May Revise Budget. The May revision includes funding that focuses on closing the learning gap that was significantly increased during the pandemic and dedicated dollars to fully reopen schools. Once the budget is approved, the funds in the state budget get dispersed to local school districts and agencies. This is the money that will be play in our contract negotiations. Check out this infographic of the Governor’s May Revision budget proposal.