This week, the District’s Chief of Staff and selected senior leaders began the first of an ongoing series of meetings to discuss LAUSD health and safety practices with labor partners. We were told the Superintendent wants the meetings to be held weekly to address the many worries and concerns from every bargaining unit. AALA members are encouraged to continue sharing concerns and they will be sent to District staff prior to the scheduled meeting. The District has committed to providing responses when the labor partners come together. During our first meeting, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety highlighted Safety Alert No. 20-03, released last month. We are sharing it with you in its entirety as it is an important concession from the recently signed side letter between AALA and the District, specifically item number 2 (see below).
County officials have made it easier for elementary schools to reopen for their youngest students under waivers, dropping a requirement for schools to provide a letter of support from employee […] Continue Reading