The fourth certificated negotiating session took place on Thursday, December3, 2015
Further tentative agreements were reached on issues of paternity/maternity/pregnancy leave, student discipline, and maximum student contact rate for teachers who teach a sixth period. OFTSE also presented a comprehensive “package” of what OFTSE feels are significant proposals that considers:
In honor of Labor Day, AFT President Randi Weingarten has this to say on why unions matter for working families:
“Our union is our members, and on this Labor Day weekend, I couldn’t be prouder of the 1.6 million hardworking nurses, teachers, paraprofessionals, higher education faculty and public employees who work day in and day out to teach our kids, keep our families healthy and improve our communities. They deserve our thanks and our gratitude.