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NAEN's Potpourri of Articles for Management Specialists in Employee & Labor Relations Volume 6, Issue 37

27 Mar 2015 7:33 PM | Executive Director (Administrator)
1. Volusia County, FL.  Frustration grows after impasse on raise negotiations for Volusia Co. teachers, WFTV Orlando
The Volusia County School District and the Teacher's Union could not reach an agreement on teachers' wages and benefits for the current school year ...
http://www.wftv.com/news/news/local/frustration-grows-after-impasse-raise-negotiations/nkf9C/


2. Montpelier, VT.  Nicole Mace: Ending teacher strikes and contract imposition a positive step, vtdigger
The VSBA is supportive of collective bargaining as a means of ensuring fair working conditions for teachers. Board members know that well-qualified ...
http://vtdigger.org/2015/03/26/nicole-mace-ending-teacher-strikes-and-contract-imposition-a-positive-step/


3. Kenosha, WI.  Act 10 Lawsuit Judgment Strikes Down Forced Dues Contracts between Kenosha School District ... , National Right to Work Foundation (blog)
Current Kenosha school teacher Carrie Ann Glembocki and former ... with the teachers in June 2014 declaring their collective bargaining agreements ...
http://www.nrtw.org/en/press/2015/03/act-10-lawsuit-kenosha-teacher-win-03272015


4. Memphis, TN.  House unanimously approves bill adjusting teacher evaluations, Chalkbeat Tennessee
A bill that temporarily would alter the amount that student test score growth impactsteacher evaluations in Tennessee passed unanimously in the ...
http://tn.chalkbeat.org/2015/03/26/house-unanimously-approves-bill-adjusting-teacher-evaluations/#.VRXEjvnF-Sp


5. Los Angeles, CA.  Despite state mediator, LAUSD and teachers still $774 million and an evaluationsystem apart, LA Daily News
The two sides remain divided by more than $774 million per year and at odds over teacher evaluations, Los Angeles Unified School District Chief ...
http://www.dailynews.com/social-affairs/20150326/despite-state-mediator-lausd-and-teachers-still-774-million-and-an-evaluation-system-apart


6. Toronto, ON.  University of Toronto strike ends as TAs agree to binding arbitration, The Toronto Sun
The university announced ... that members of CUPE 3902 — which includes teaching assistants and lab assistants — will be back to work on Friday morning.
“With the University of Toronto and CUPE 3902 Unit 1 agreeing to binding arbitration ...
http://www.torontosun.com/2015/03/26/university-of-toronto-strike-ends-as-tas-agree-to-binding-arbitration


7. Fairfield, CA.  Frustration permeates college contract negotiations, Fairfield Daily Republic
The contract was ratified in 2012 knowing that three key items – salary, workload andteacher evaluations – would be revisited in year three of the ...
http://www.dailyrepublic.com/news/education-news/frustration-permeates-college-contract-negotiations/


8. Albony, NY.  Andrew Cuomo eyes panel to create new teacher evaluations, New York Daily News
Cuomo may be giving ground on one of his top budget priorities — strengtheningteacher evaluations. Cuomo and state lawmakers, as part of ongoing ...
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/andrew-cuomo-eyes-panel-create-new-teacher-evaluations-article-1.2161376


9. Augusta, GA.  Richmond County teacher hiring process, support staff supervision changes designed with quality ..., The Augusta Chronicle
Richmond County school officials are changing the way teachers are hired and support staffs are supervised, moves they say are necessary to attract ...
http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-24/richmond-county-teacher-hiring-process-support-staff-supervision-changes


10. Topeka, KS.  House advances bill to reduce civil service protections, KSL.com
Jeff Melcher from Leawood inserted the measure into a bill narrowing collective bargaining terms betweenteachers unions and school boards.
http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=151&sid=33963434&title=house-advances-bill-to-reduce-civil-service-protections


11. Albany, NY.  Lawmakers eye committee for teacher evaluations, Journal News
State lawmakers are discussing a plan to create a committee that would recommend changes to the state's education and teacher evaluation systems, an alternative to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to make the rating process more reliant on student test scores ...
http://www.lohud.com/story/news/politics/albany-watch/2015/03/24/teacher-evaluations-cuomo-newyork/70404732/?utm_source=Master+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=4821372877-Rise_Shine_Fari_a_showcases_her_plan&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_23e3b96952-4821372877-75531257


12. Topeka, KS.  Senate rejects limiting teacher contract negotiations, Topeka Capital Journal
The Senate rejected legislation to limit teacher contract negotiations after a stretched out roll call vote in which several members switched sides.
http://cjonline.com/news/2015-03-25/senate-rejects-limiting-teacher-contract-negotiations


13. Memphis, TN.  Hopson scraps teacher pay-for-performance proposal, Chalkbeat Colorado
... Education Association, who has been in negotiations with administrators over a new agreement between the district and the county's largest teacher ...
http://tn.chalkbeat.org/2015/03/24/hopson-scraps-teacher-pay-for-performance-proposal/#.VRKJ8vnF-So


14. Los Angeles, CA.  Teacher shortage around state leading to ‘employees’ market’, LA School Report
As LA Unified is currently laying off hundreds ... to deal with a looming budget crisis, there is perhaps one piece of good news ... many large districts are struggling to hire enough qualified teachers. The shortage is due in part ...
http://laschoolreport.com/teacher-shortage-around-state-leading-to-employees-market/


15. Toronto, ON.  U. of Toronto T.A.s Reject Contract, Continue Strike, Inside Higher Ed
Teaching assistants at the University of Toronto have rejected a tentative deal to settle a strike ...
https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2015/03/23/u-toronto-tas-reject-contract-continue-strike


16. Minneapolis, MN.  Majority of Minnesotans favor performance over seniority during teacher layoffs, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Jenifer Loon, R- Eden Prairie, spoke earlier in the month on her teacher ... said the public may not be aware of a 2011 teacher evaluation law that he ...
http://www.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/297139211.html


17. Santa Rosa, CA.  Santa Rosa teachers protest as rift with administration widens, Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Contract negotiations between the Santa Rosa Teachers Association and the district have deteriorated to the point they've hit a wall, prompting ...
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/3687553-181/santa-rosa-teachers-protest-as?page=4


18. Boise, ID.  House Education passes teacher salary bill, East Idaho News
Under the career ladder, teacher salaries would still be negotiated annually between school district leaders and local education unions or bargaining ...
http://www.eastidahonews.com/2015/03/134261/


19. Carlisle, PA.  Bloom introduces legislation targeting teacher tenure, The Sentinel
It would alter current law that Bloom said requires layoffs to take place in inverse order of seniority, regardless of a teacher's quality. “We don't want ...
http://cumberlink.com/news/local/bloom-introduces-legislation-targeting-teacher-tenure/article_1101ea8f-bfdf-5110-a90d-b230911ea643.html


20. Las Cruces, NM.  LCPS board: Teacher sick days won't count against evaluations, Las Cruces Sun-News
However, the teachers' contract, negotiated through a collective bargaining agreement, allow them 10 sick days per year, plus two paid personal days.
http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_27755165/lcps-board-teacher-sick-days-wont-count-against




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