Teachers union wants LAUSD to delay major changes to COVID-19 protocols

In memo to its members, UTLA expresses concerns with easing certain safety measures when county could be headed for winter surge in coronavirus cases

The union representing Los Angeles Unified teachers told its members that it met with district representatives on Friday, Nov. 19, to discuss the recent announcement that the district plans to ease up on some COVID-19 health-and-safety measures next semester in response to declining new case rates and increasing vaccination rates — including the fact that all staff and most students 12 and older on campuses will be fully vaccinated by then.

But with a potential winter surge in cases brewing, especially as people attend family gatherings or travel over the next several weeks, United Teachers Los Angeles wants the district to hold off on any major changes until an analysis is completed on the potential impacts of such holiday activities. Click here to read more: https://www.dailybreeze.com/2021/11/19/teachers-union-wants-lausd-to-delay-major-changes-to-covid-19-protocols/