TA RATIFICATION RESULTS Total Votes: 3461 YES: – 3,000 or 86.7% NO: – 461 or 13.3% SDEA members have overwhelmingly voted to ratify the 2014-2017 SDEA/SDUSD Collective Bargaining Agreement. Our Fight for 5! victories will now become a reality. The improvements we’ve made in our contract were achieved because SDEA members and parents organized to improve the working and learning conditions in our schools. This agreement will help us rebuild our schools after years of cuts and shared sacrifice. Through the Fight for 5! we’ve also built the strongest relationships we’ve ever had with parents and community members. In the coming months we will continue to fight together to improve funding for education. Click HERE for the results. Together we are stronger!
Posted on May 27, 2015 | Read more
The full text of the Tentative Agreement is available below. Please note that the file is large and my take a few minutes to download. Full Text Tentative Agreement 2014-2017 Contract Don’t forget, voting starts this Friday, May 15 and runs through Thursday, May 21. Electronic ballots will be emailed to members with a personal email address on file at the SDEA office. Online voting instructions will be send to members without a personal email address on file via U.S. mail. All members can vote at the SDEA office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. M-F during the voting window. If you are not currently an SDEA member, you can complete a membership form and vote in person at the SDEA office.
Posted on May 13, 2015 | Read more
Dear SDEA Members, I am proud to announce that on April 30, SDEA and the District came to a tentative agreement (TA) on a new three-year contract that meets the Fight for 5! priorities set by SDEA members. As you are all aware, this has been a long process, beginning in Fall 2013 with member input sessions at more than 150 schools and departments. The SDEA bargaining team has been at the table since Spring 2014, advocating for the Fight for 5! and demanding that the District use increases in state funding where it will impact students the most – in the classroom. The tentative agreement does just that, addressing all Fight for 5! priorities by lowering class sizes, lowering special education and counselor caseloads, increasing enrichment opportunities for elementary […]
Posted on May 4, 2015 | Read more
Bargaining Update — April 30, 2015 After two full days of mediation and more than a year after starting the bargaining process, SDEA member actions have resulted in a tentative contract agreement with the District that increases member salaries by 5 percent over this year and next. Member organizing provided the needed leverage at the bargaining table to reach an agreement that addresses all Fight for 5! priorities, including a fair compensation package, maintains our first-rate benefits, improves class sizes and caseloads, increases elementary preparation time and adds more support services for students. The three-year agreement (effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017) includes: 1 percent salary increase retroactive to July 1, 2014. 4 percent salary increase effective July 1, 2015. A contract re-opener on wages solely for the purpose of […]
Posted on May 1, 2015 | Read more
SDEA members will celebrate the Day of the Educator on Thursday, May 7 at the SDEA office from 4-6 p.m. Gather up your colleagues and enjoy this event full of food, music and prizes (all while earning tickets for the raffle). Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. We look forward to seeing you at the celebration!
Posted on Apr 16, 2015 | Read more
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