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LAUSD superintendent believes April 9 reopening still feasible for elementary schools

Los Angeles Unified schools Superintendent Austin Beutner on Monday, Feb. 22, doubled down on his challenge to elected officials to get elementary campuses in the nation’s second-largest school district up and running by April 9, insisting it can be done if vaccines are prioritized for school employees. And in anticipation that a more general school reopening can occur by then, the district will resume providing child care, one-one-one and small group instruction, special education services and ...
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More than 5,000 workers at University of Illinois, both nurses and nonmedical staff, reach contract agreements after striking

About 1,300 nurses have reached a contract agreement with University of Illinois Hospital and its clinics, after many of them went on a weeklong strike earlier this month. About 4,000 workers represented by Service Employees International Union Local 73, also said Thursday that their four bargaining units had reached contract agreements.
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LAUSD rolls out coronavirus testing, contact tracing program

LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner speaks to the media during a press conference held at Harry Bridges Span School in Wilmington on Monday, September 14, 2020. Following months of planning and preparation and weeks of trial testing, LAUSD has launched its COVID-19 testing program for students and staff with results in less than 24 hours so.(Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG) LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner takes a COVID-19 test prior to speaking at a press conference held at ...
Tags: News, Education, Microsoft, California, Stanford, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Johns Hopkins, Los Angeles County, Wilmington, Service Employees International Union Local, LA County, University of California Los Angeles


Canada: Sunset Clause Couldn't Save Employee From Consequences - Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers

In a recent B.C. case, Mission Hill Winery v. Service Employees International Union Local 2, Branch 300 (Crozier Grievance), [2019] B.C.C.A.A.A. No. 130 (Glass), Arbitrator Nicholas Glass
Tags: News, Canada, Service Employees International Union Local, Labour Lawyers, Mission Hill Winery, Consequences Roper Greyell LLP


Does LAUSD exist to serve students or public sector unions?

It’s unfortunate that Rembrandt, Picasso, Bach and Beethoven were not members of the Service Employees International Union, Local 99. If they were, there might be a chance of getting them back into the Los Angeles Unified School District. Instead, the district is spending education tax dollars to increase staffing in non-teaching union jobs, and then moaning that taxes are too low to support public education adequately. The real truth is hiding in plain sight on the websites of the unions that s...
Tags: California, Opinion, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Beethoven, Lausd, Board of Education, Service Employees International Union Local, Mueller, Ron Hart, Susan Shelley, Ramon C Cortines, Opinion columns, the Southern California News Group


Union for nurses at Pacifica Hospital of the Valley works out deal to avert strike

Nurses at Pacifica Hospital of the Valley have agreed to a new labor contract after threatening a 10-day strike. Service Employees International Union Local 121RN, which represents around 200 registered nurses at the Sun Valley hospital, voted to ratify the deal on Monday. The three-year agreement includes across-the-board wage increases of more than 7 percent, higher base pay for many positions and improved support staffing, union officials said. It will go into effect immediately. The deal als...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, SEIU, Pacifica, Sun Valley, Tarzana, Service Employees International Union Local, Mayes, Cedars Sinai, Amina Mohammed, Providence St Joseph, Pacifica Hospital of the Valley


Seattle’s leaders: Who’s running city?

I didn’t vote for David Rolf, president of the Service Employees International Union Local 775, and I didn’t vote for venture capitalist Nick Hanauer. I voted for Jenny Durkan. Mayor Durkan, please do your job. Jason P. Kudrna, Seattle
Tags: News, Opinion, Seattle, Service Employees International Union Local, David Rolf, Nick Hanauer, Letters to the Editor, Northwest Voices, Jenny Durkan, Durkan


Valley-area Assembly candidate Samantha Stevens, on wrong end of gender-discrimination lawsuit, quits race

Samantha Stevens dropped out of the race for the California Assembly in District 45 on Friday. (Courtesy photo) A candidate seeking to replace a California assemblyman who quit after being accused of mistreating women has quit the race herself after the revelation that she faced a gender-discrimination lawsuit when she was a union executive. The 2013 lawsuit included the salacious allegation that Stevens told an employee assigned to attend a meeting with then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villarai...
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Valley-area Assembly candidate Samantha Stevens, accused in 2013 gender-discrimination lawsuit, quits race

Samantha Stevens dropped out of the race for the California Assembly in District 45 on Friday. (Courtesy photo) A candidate seeking to replace a California assemblyman who quit after being accused of mistreating women has quit the race herself after the revelation that she faced a gender-discrimination lawsuit when she was a union executive. The 2013 lawsuit included the salacious allegation that Stevens told an employee assigned to attend a meeting with then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villarai...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Las Vegas, SEIU, Daily News, Assembly, John McCoy, Stevens, Los Angeles City, Levine, Service Employees International Union Local, San Fernando Valley, Ankur Patel, Schoonover


County workers may strike over labor practices

The Service Employees International Union Local 221 (SEIU) will deliver a notice with intention to strike.
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Hundreds strike at O'Hare, but flight operations not disrupted

Hundreds of workers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport spent Tuesday on strike to protest low wages, but officials said it had little impact on flight operations. The strike, organized by the Service Employees International Union Local 1, involved baggage handlers, janitors, airplane cabin...
Tags: Chicago, Hare, Hare International Airport, Service Employees International Union Local


Seeking $15 wage and union rights, O'Hare airport workers vow to strike

Officials with the Service Employees International Union Local 1 said Thursday that about 500 workers have committed to strike on Nov 29. 
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Flying Through Chicago This Thanksgiving? You Should Know About This Airport Workers' Strike

If you're flying somewhere this Thanksgiving, you've probably already begun to ready yourself for baggage fees, delays, and the general horror of air travel. However, if your trip will be taking you through Chicago, you might need to do a little more to get mentally prepared.According to the Huffington Post, as of last week, 500 Chicago O'Hare airport workers voted to go on strike. Through the strike, the workers are hoping to get better working conditions, union rights, and a $15-per-hour wage...
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Seeking $15 wage and union rights, O'Hare airport workers vow to strike

Officials with the Service Employees International Union Local 1 said Thursday that about 500 workers have committed to strike on Nov 29. 
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Chicago O'Hare Airport Workers Vote To Strike, Just In Time For Thanksgiving

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Tags: Travel, America, Cnn, Chicago, New Jersey, SEIU, Illinois, AAA, Huffington Post, Laguardia Airport, Travelers, Rebecca Shapiro, Chicago Tribune, Service Employees International Union Local, Chicago O Hare International Airport, O Hare


O'Hare workers who plan strike will announce date Monday

CHICAGO (AP) " O'Hare International Airport workers who voted to strike soon will announce when they plan to take action.Service Employees International Union Local 1 officials say they will announce the date of their strike at... [Author: [email protected]]
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Hundreds of O'Hare airport workers vote to strike

CHICAGO (AP) " Hundreds of O'Hare International Airport workers have voted to go on strike ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.Service Employees International Union Local 1 officials said Thursday that about 500 workers have committed... [Author: [email protected]]
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Hundreds of O'Hare Airport workers to strike this holiday

CHICAGO (AP) " Hundreds of O'Hare International Airport workers have voted to go on strike ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.Officials with the Service Employees International Union Local 1 said Thursday that about 500 workers have... [Author: [email protected]]
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Union: O'Hare strike could slow, but not shut down airport

CHICAGO (AP) " Hundreds of O'Hare International Airport workers have voted to go on strike ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.Service Employees International Union Local 1 officials said Thursday that about 500 workers have committed... [Author: [email protected]]
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Why Is An Anti-Union Group Ringing Workers’ Doorbells In California?

This story originally appeared in Capital & Main. Sign up for email alerts from Capital & Main. Toni Monique is an in-home caregiver who talks like a political philosopher. When she is not helping her sister, Tonya Ginn, in Buena Park, she volunteers with the United Domestic Workers union that represents 94,000 California home care workers. (Dislclosure: The UDW is a financial supporter of this website.) When told that the Freedom Foundation, an organization with financial ties to right-w...
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Airport workers brave cold to call for higher wages

Chicago's 24-below-zero wind chills did not halt a protest outside Willis Tower on Monday morning to advocate for a $15-an-hour minimum wage for airport workers.Organized by the Service Employees International Union Local 1, the protest by about three dozen people outside United Airlines' headquarters...
Tags: Chicago, United Airlines, Willis Tower, Service Employees International Union Local