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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.