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    Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Reaches Agreement with Service Employees International Union (SEIU)


    Redmond, Wash. – Lake Washington School District (LWSD) recently reached an agreement with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) on a new three-year contract.

    LWSD has been in active negotiations with SEIU since April 2019. SEIU represents Instructional Assistants, Extended Day Instructional Assistants, Technical Support Specialists, Head Start Assistant Teachers, Head Start/Preschool Teachers and Family Support Specialists. 

    LWSD and SEIU reached a tentative agreement on a successor Collective Bargaining Agreement. SEIU leadership brought the tentative agreement to their membership in late August and the SEIU members ratified the contract by a vote of 97%. 

    The LWSD Board of Directors officially approved the contract at their meeting on September 9, 2019.

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    About Lake Washington School District:
    Lake Washington School District is a high-performing public school district serving Kirkland, Redmond, and Sammamish, Washington. It is the third largest district in the state of Washington, with over 29,500 students in 55 schools.