North American Association of Educational Negotiators


Upcoming events

10 Mar 2019 • March 10-13 2019, San Diego California
  • Home
  • News
  • NAEN's Potpourri of Articles for Management Specialists in Employee & Labor Relations Volume 7, Issue 19

NAEN's Potpourri of Articles for Management Specialists in Employee & Labor Relations Volume 7, Issue 19

06 Nov 2015 5:57 PM | Executive Director (Administrator)
1. Toronto, ON.  Ontario teachers union’s $65-million fund raises issues about secret payout, The Globe and Mail
Ontario’s high school teachers’ union was sitting on more than $65-million in financial reserves while negotiating a secret $1-million payment from the Liberal government to cover bargaining costs, The Globe and Mail has ...
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ontario-teacher-unions-65-million-fund-raises-issues-about-secret-payout/article27137176/


2. Alton, IL.  Alton teacher negotiations continue after strike notice, KSDK
Contract negotiations in southwestern Illinois will resume with a federal mediator after a teachers union gave the Alton school district ...
http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/education/2015/11/05/alton-teacher-negotiations-continue-strike-notice/75236676/


3. Long Beach, CA.  California State University faculty authorize strike, Sacramento Bee
Amid a contract dispute, the California State University faculty union announced Wednesday that it has overwhelmingly authorized a strike for the ...
http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article42957213.html


4. Toronto, ON.  Toronto high school teachers begin job action, Toronto Star
Some boards around the province have local deals, including Peel, which was the target of a full-out strike by teachers last spring. In Durham, also hit ...
http://www.thestar.com/yourtoronto/education/2015/11/04/toronto-high-school-teachers-begin-job-action.html


5. Lansing, MI.  Snyder signs Michigan teacher evaluation overhaul into law, MLive
A coalition of lawmakers and education officials gathered Thursday as Gov. Rick Snyder signed a teacher evaluation overhaul into law. (Courtesy ...
http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2015/11/snyder_signs_michigan_teacher.html


6. Detroit, MI.  Most states link student learning to teacher reviews, The Detroit News
The comprehensive state-by-state analysis released Wednesday by the National Council on Teacher Quality shows 42 states,including Michigan, and ...
http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/nation/2015/11/04/schools-teacher-evaluations/75156434/


7. Chicago, IL.  Yorkville teachers' union sets strike date, Chicago Tribune
Unresolved issues in negotiations include guidelines governing teacher evaluation, elementary teacher planning time, a sick leave bank, length of the ...
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/news/ct-abn-yorkville-teachers-st-1104-20151103-story.html


8. Montreal, QC.  Montreal's largest teachers' group breaks off talks with province, CBC
The Fédération autonome de l'enseignement (FAE) is suspending negotiations with the province, saying the Quebec government's "obsession with ...
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/fae-teachers-negotiations-break-off-1.3302007


9. Chicago, IL.  CPS Faces Possible Teachers Strike, Massive Layoffs This Winter, Chicago Tonight | WTTW
The Chicago Teachers Union today began taking steps toward a possible teachers strike in winter, and the district laid out plans for massive teacher ...
http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2015/11/02/cps-faces-possible-teachers-strike-massive-layoffs-winter


10. Yuba City, CA.  YCUSD teachers seek raise amid revenue rise, Appeal-Democrat
The Yuba City Teachers Association and the district presented each other ... MJUSD already went through its collective bargaining negotiations and ...
http://www.appeal-democrat.com/news/ycusd-teachers-seek-raise-amid-revenue-rise/article_17fd59ac-82a3-11e5-bf1b-4f4fecbf969d.html


11. Toronto, ON.  Sick leave provision in ETFO's tentative deal headed to arbitration, CP 24 News
It will be up to an arbitrator to decide if public elementary school teachers in the province will be allowed to take sick leave for an unlimited amount of time without being required to return to the classroom. A source confirmed ...
http://www.cp24.com/news/sick-leave-provision-in-etfo-s-tentative-deal-headed-to-arbitration-1.2642726


12. Toronto, ON.  ETFO reaches tentative labour deal with Ontario government, CBC
The elementary teachers union said it is advising its members to suspend ... This was the first round of negotiations under the Liberals' new two-tier ...
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/elementary-teachers-ontario-deadline-1.3299362


13. Toronto, ON.  Tentative agreement with CUPE represents ‘two firsts’ says Liz Sandals, Global News
Education Minister Liz Sandals says she’s “very pleased” with the tentative agreement made on Monday between CUPE, all four trustee associations and the ...
http://globalnews.ca/video/2314366/tentative-agreement-with-cupe-represents-two-firsts-says-liz-sandals/


14. Pittsburgh, PA.  Union Files Labor Complaints Against Duquesne University in Response to Layoffs, Chronicle of Higher Education
Duquesne University, which laid off 10 part-time adjunct professors last week, is being accused of unfair labor practices by the United Steelworkers Union. The union has filed two complaints
http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/duquesne-is-accused-of-unfair-labor-practices-over-adjunct-layoffs/106314


15. Montreal, QC.  Quebec's public sector to get new government offer following strike days, CBC Montreal
Quebec is preparing a new offer to public sector workers after a week of rotating strikes across the province. Treasury Board president Martin Coiteux ...
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/quebec-teachers-strike-new-offer-1.3298219


16. Tampa, FL.  Hillsborough schools to shelve Gates-funded system that cost millions to develop, Tampabay
Unlike the complex system of evaluations and teacher encouragement that cost more than $100 million to develop and would have cost an estimated ...
http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/eakins-panel-will-help-hillsborough-schools-move-on-from-the-gates-grant/2251811


17. Tampa, FL.  No luck Thursday in Hillsborough teacher negotiations, Tampabay (blog)
What happened in the meeting between Hillsborough County school district leaders and the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Association?
http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/no-luck-thursday-in-hillsborough-teacher-negotiations/2251863


18. East St. Louis, IL.  Classes start Monday: East St. Louis teachers, school board OK pact, Belleville News-Democrat
The strike that has kept East St. Louis District 189 teachers and students out of classrooms for a month is over. Classes resume Monday. Teachers and ...
http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/east-st-louis-ends-month-long-teacher-strike-citys-budget-trouble


19. Las Vegas, NV.  Teachers' pay dispute with school district set for arbitration, Las Vegas Sun
After months of fruitless negotiations, the pay dispute between the Clark County School District and the teacher's union is heading to an arbitrator.
http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/oct/29/clark-county-teachers-pay-dispute-with-district-se/


20. Toronto, ON.  Let's Call Ontario Teachers' Action The Strike It Actually Is, Huffington Post Canada
Work-to-rule is defined as strike action in s.35(2) of the School Boards CollectiveBargaining Act. But further, teachers are failing to perform their duties.
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/christine-van-geyn/etfo-action-strike_b_8428300.html




Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software