CBA Update #25

Bargaining Update On Wednesday we had our 25th bargaining session with Summit. A summary of our and Summit’s proposals are below.  We notified Summit that we will be sending them a comprehensive proposal for the full Collective Bargaining Agreement by close of business on Wednesday, May 5. If Summit is able to make substantive movementContinue reading “CBA Update #25”

Reopening and CBA Update

Thank you for responding quickly to our survey about returning to campus!  Your responses allowed us to propose to reopen all campuses on a voluntary basis on March 31st.    Today, we met with Summit leadership, and Unite Summit brought an alternate proposal that would allow us to reopen schools quickly but give us timeContinue reading “Reopening and CBA Update”

Bargaining Update #20

Today we had our twentieth negotiating session. We have come closer to an agreement and had helpful discussions about family leave, training and professional development, and concept / cognitive skill grading policies. Summit’s Proposals Leaves: Summit offered this proposal and because we are closer to an agreement, we offered a verbal counterproposal later in theContinue reading “Bargaining Update #20”

Welcome Back and Bargaining Update #8

Dear Unite Summit Community,   Welcome back to school!  Our union leadership is proud to serve our students with you as we engage in professional development and begin to prepare for student orientation.   The amount of time we have spent on zoom for these last two weeks is virtually unprecedented.  We want to acknowledgeContinue reading “Welcome Back and Bargaining Update #8”

Our Third Bargaining Session

Unite Summit and the SPS bargaining team held their third contract negotiation meeting today.  As part of the meeting, Unite Summit continued to advocate for a counter proposal from SPS regarding our position on the calendar and schedule for the 2020-2021 school year. Here is the formatted proposal and proposed calendar from Unite Summit. TodayContinue reading “Our Third Bargaining Session”