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NAEN's Potpourri of Articles for Management Specialists in Employee & Labor Relations Volume 7, Issue 3

17 Jul 2015 4:06 PM | Executive Director (Administrator)
1. Toronto, ON.  Ontario Catholic teachers to ramp up job action, The Toronto Star
No parent-teacher nights or interviews, no parent volunteers, no extra help for students and no extra curriculars. And no putting up bulletin boards in the classroom. In a confidential memo obtained by the Star, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association details the many activities to be banned once ...
http://www.thestar.com/news/investigations/2015/07/16/ontario-catholic-teachers-to-ramp-up-job-action.html


2. Los Angeles, CA.  Lawsuit says schools are breaking law in teacher evaluations, San Jose Mercury News
The same organization that backed a landmark case on California's teacher tenure laws is funding a lawsuit filed Thursday ...
http://www.mercurynews.com/california/ci_28495953/lawsuit-says-schools-are-breaking-law-teacher-evaluations


3. Dickinson, ND.  Teacher negotiations with school board ongoing, Dickinson Press
Ground rules for the ongoing course of negotiations between the Dickinson Public School Board and the Dickinson Education Association were ...
http://www.thedickinsonpress.com/news/3799160-teacher-negotiations-school-board-ongoing


4. Golden, CO.  Jeffco teacher contract talks stumble over length of agreement, Chalkbeat New York
Wheat Ridge High School history teacher Stephanie Rossi, left, and lawyer ... According to research by the National Council on Teacher Quality, the ...
http://co.chalkbeat.org/2015/07/16/jeffco-teacher-contract-talks-stumble-over-length-of-agreement/#.Vajab_lViko


5. Annapolis, MD.  School system, teachers union, at impasse on contract negotiations, Capital Gazette
Contract negotiations between the teachers union and the county school system have stalled, and the groups will enter mediation to come up with a ...
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/schools/ph-ac-cn-impasse-0716-20150716-story.html


6. Shawnee Mission, KS.  Metro Kansas schools still negotiating teacher contracts following state budget crisis, KSHB
The Olathe School District said via telephone they are also under late negotiationswith their teachers as well. And, just like Shawnee-Mission, said ...
http://www.kshb.com/news/state/kansas/metro-kansas-schools-still-negotiating-teacher-contracts-following-state-budget-crisis


7. Lake Forest, IL.  D-115 OKS LFHS Contract, Daily North Shore
Following the teacher's strike in 2012, the administration and Lake Forest Education Association (LFEA) committed to changing the historical pattern of ...
http://dailynorthshore.com/2015/07/15/d-115-oks-lfhs-teacher-contract/


8. Toronto, ON.  Queen’s Park will ‘work through issues’ with teachers: Sandals, The Toronto Star
Ontario education minister Liz Sandals says the government is “prepared to compromise and work through issues” at the negotiating table as she urged the province’s teacher unions to resume talks. Her statement came as public high school teachers announced ...
http://www.thestar.com/news/investigations/2015/07/15/queens-park-will-work-through-issues-with-teachers-sandals.html


9. Toronto, ON.  High school teachers in legal strike position July 20, CTV News Toronto
A strike notice sent from the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation ... addressed to Deputy Minister of Education George Zegarac, states that teachers will begin strike action on Monday, July 20. All teachers, occasional teachers and support staff will abstain from extra-curricular activities as a result ...
http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/high-school-teachers-in-legal-strike-position-july-20-1.2468808?autoPlay=true


10. Toronto, ON.  No extracurriculars as public high school teachers plan job action for fall, The Toronto Star
Ontario’s public secondary teachers will begin job action starting July 20 — meaning no extracurricular activities this fall unless a settlement is reached with the province and school boards. In a memo sent Tuesday ...
http://www.thestar.com/news/investigations/2015/07/14/no-extracurriculars-as-public-high-school-teachers-plan-job-action-for-fall.html


11. East Brunswick, NJ.  District to pilot new teacher evaluation model, East Brunswick Sentinel
Teachers will evaluate their own performance by taping and viewing classroom lessons under a new evaluation model being piloted by the East ...
http://ebs.gmnews.com/news/2015-07-16/Front_Page/District_to_pilot_new_teacher_evaluation_model.html


12. Florida.  Fla. Teacher Evaluations Pass 11th Circuit Muster, Courthouse News Service
Florida's revised teacher evaluation policies, imposed through the Florida Student Success Act, do not violated teachers' rights to due process ...
http://www.courthousenews.com/2015/07/14/fla-teacher-evaluations-pass-11th-circuit-muster.html


13. St. Louis, MO.  Lindbergh teachers accuse district not bargaining in good faith, Call Newspapers
Several teachers, speaking on behalf of the Lindbergh National Education Association, or LNEA, asked district officials to reopen negotiations at ...
http://www.callnewspapers.com/Articles-Impact-News-i-2015-07-15-278865.112112-Lindbergh-teachers-accuse-district-not-bargaining-in-good-faith.html


14. Greeley, CO.  Teachers union, Greeley-Evans District 6 back and bargaining table, Greeley Tribune
Traditionally, specialized service providers are paid the same as teachers, as prescribed by the collective bargaining agreement. Moving new ...
http://www.greeleytribune.com/news/17258842-113/update-teachers-union-greeley-evans-district-6-back-and


15. Pittsburgh, PA.  Adjuncts at CC of Allegheny County Vote to Unionize, Inside Higher Ed
Adjunct faculty members at the Community College of Allegheny County have voted ... to unionize ...
https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2015/07/15/adjuncts-cc-allegheny-county-vote-unionize


16. Toronto, ON.  Catholic teachers will be in strike position when school starts, The Toronto Sun
Ontario students face the possibility of labour chaos as Catholic school teachers join the growing list of unions who will be in a legal strike position when school begins this September.
http://www.torontosun.com/2015/07/09/catholic-teachers-in-legal-strike-position-mid-august


17. Land O'Lakes, FL.  Pasco teachers, district continue negotiations over evaluations, Tampabay (blog)
The Pasco school district accepted a few details from the United School Employees of Pasco proposal onteacher evaluations during contract talks ...
http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/pasco-teachers-district-continue-negotiations-over-evaluations/2237294


18. Greeley, CO.  Teachers union, Greeley-Evans District 6 back and bargaining table, Greeley Tribune
That sticking point developed thorns even before negotiations began, when the GEA filed a lawsuit alleging the district breached the collective ...
http://www.greeleytribune.com/news/17258842-113/update-teachers-union-greeley-evans-district-6-back-and


19. Garden City, KS.  Talks between teachers, district deadlocked, The Garden City Telegram
The district declared an impasse in negotiations with teachers on June 9 ... The final amount of planning time could change in future negotiations as ...
http://www.gctelegram.com/news/local/talks-between-teachers-district-deadlocked/article_720bc6db-718c-5f78-b51f-56899a35872b.html


20. New York City, NY.  Study: Teacher Quality Improves Through Collaboration Among Colleagues, iSchoolGuide
A new study examined the teachers' relationships with their colleagues and how some of them are directly correlated to both student and teacher ...
http://www.ischoolguide.com/articles/17974/20150713/study-teacher-quality-improves-through-collaboration-colleagues.html


21. Ellicott City, MD.  Howard school system and teachers arrive at tentative agreement, Baltimore Sun
The Howard County Board of Education has reached a tentative agreement in its contract negotiations with the Howard County Education Association.
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/howard/ellicott-city/ph-ho-cf-teacher-negotiations-0716-story.html


22. Toronto, ON.  'It's hard to build animosity against teachers.' Ontario divided in support for strikes: poll, National Post
Teachers have been operating without a contract since last August. Negotiations were barely underway when the broke down between some of the ...
http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/canadian-politics/its-hard-to-build-animosity-against-teachers-ontario-divided-in-support-for-strikes-poll


23. Wichita, KS.  Wichita teachers will vote on contract; union makes no recommendation, Wichita Eagle
It also proposes a work group to study changes to the teacher evaluation ... The agreement includes a “reopener” clause for salary negotiations if the ...
http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article26979796.html




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