Local 8599


Recent News

 You make it work with class! You are the Classified Employees, Classified Substitutes, Center Monitors, Child Care Providers and College Tutors. 

It doesn't get easier, we get STRONGER! We stood together in solidarity at school board meetings and by wearing your union gear on Thursdays. Keep that going!

During the month of June, June 1 - June 30, you have the opportunity to request up to 5 vacation days to be cashed out. The payout will be on July 31. 
Check your Bestnet, you want to make sure that you are at or under,  your 1 (one) year accrual of vacation time. If you are not, you will not have the opportunity to accrue all your vacation time in the next school year. 
Please complete the attached form and send or deliver it to payroll before the close of business on June 30, 2022. 

The Fontana Days Parade was well attended by Locals 8599, 7600, 5632 and 1853. Collectively, we represent over fifteen thousand (15,000) employees in Fontana. 
We chanted the following verses -
Leader said "FONTANA IS" response - "A STEELWORKER TOWN"

The Leader says "WHOS GOT THE POWER?" response -  "WE GOT THE POWER!" Leader said "WHAT KIND OF POWER" response - "UNION POWER!"

Pick up your wristbands for entry into the Solidarity Family Picnic! April 25-May 11, 2022 8:00am - 4:30Ppm at the Union Hall, 16981 Foothill Blvd. Fontana Suite A-1. This is the ONLY way you will be admitted into the picnic. 
Solidarity Family Picnic will be held on Saturday May 14, 2022 from 12:00-4:00 at Jurupa Hills Park (Martin Tudor Park) 11660 Sierra Ave. Fontana. 
There will be tacos, nachos, churros, fruit salad cups, games for the kids a petting zoo, raffles, DJ and karaoke. 
Please see the attached flyers. 

JUNE 1 - JUNE 30

MAY 15, 2022
FROM 7/01/21 - 5/15/22

USW Local 8599 Appreciation Face Coverings Available NOW! All Dues paying members come pick yours up TODAY! Wear your Solidarity Face Covering on THURSDAYS!