Posts tagged Minneapolis Federation of Teachers
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.
Students hold sit-in at district office amid Mpls. teachers strike; food service workers union announces tentative agreement
March 18, 2022 // "My hope is that we will truly dig into the equity part of it and make sure that our Black and brown educators are taken care of," El-Amin said. "There are lot of inequities we need to deal with other than the dollars on the table. Want to make sure families that look like me are being heard."
Special Legal Notice for Minneapolis and St. Paul Public School Educators
March 8, 2022 // Media reports indicate that the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT), St. Paul Federation of Educators (SPFE), and other associated unions have threatened to order a strike beginning Tuesday, March 8 if Minneapolis and St. Paul public school officials do not make various concessions demanded by union officials during bargaining talks.
Group calls on Minneapolis school district, union to protect teachers of color before strike
February 22, 2022 // A group is asking MPS and MFT Local 59 to sign an agreement protecting teachers of color from seniority-based layoffs.
Teacher unions in both Minneapolis and St. Paul holding strike votes
February 20, 2022 // The vote, being held late Thursday evening, does not mean the union will definitely go on strike. Even if members approve a strike during the Feb. 17 vote, SPFE would still need to decide that a strike was necessary, set a date, and notify the district.
Minneapolis Public Schools teachers begin casting votes on whether to strike
February 16, 2022 // Starting on Monday and running through Thursday, Feb. 17, Minneapolis Public Schools teachers will have the opportunity to cast a ballot and decide if they support or oppose a teachers strike.
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.
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.