Posts tagged education support staff

    Minneapolis Teachers Union Strike Ends

    March 30, 2022 // The new contract also includes language protecting educators of color from seniority driven layoffs (“if excessing a teacher who is a member of a population underrepresented among licensed teachers in the site, the District shall excess the next least senior teacher, who is not a member of an underrepresented population,” the contract reads), and will add mentors to support educators of color in the district.

    Minneapolis teachers union moves one step closer to strike

    January 19, 2022 // In a statement, MFT President Greta Callahan says the decision Wednesday is the result of a "frustratingly slow" bargaining process with the district that has dragged out over two years. The vote Wednesday gives teachers another negotiating chip as the bargaining process continues.

    Big US Teacher Union Decline Since Supreme Court Ended Government Employee Union Dues Mandates

    December 13, 2021 // The National Education Association and its state affiliate, the Michigan Education Association, saw a significant drop in membership over the past year. That’s according to a new report issued by U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards that has union membership data up to the 2020-21 school year.

    Minneapolis school employee unions call for settled contracts

    November 30, 2021 // Unions representing teachers, bus drivers, educational support staff, clerical workers and food service staff are in various stages of negotiating contracts with the district.