Bargaining Update #16

In this newsletter: Virtual School Negotiations Update Summit’s proposal still in development Contract Negotiations Update SPS management continues to push for teachers to work through June as at-will employees with no additional compensation SPS Board Meeting Recap New person appointed to SPS Board Legal Update EL Survey Reminder Virtual School Negotiations Update Friday 12/11, weContinue reading “Bargaining Update #16”

Unite Summit Town Hall October 8

Town Hall InvitationAll teachers are invited to our virtual Town Hall on October 8th!During this Town Hall we will: Provide information about negotiations for Virtual School and for our first contract Break out into sites to discuss and give information to Unite Summit’s bargaining team about what is most important for a sustainable Virtual SchoolContinue reading “Unite Summit Town Hall October 8”

Support for Summit Sierra

Statement of support for our Sierra colleagues As we prepare for bargaining, we know that our contract proposals will include guarantees around mandated working hours, which is crucial for teacher sustainability and retention. Our colleagues at Sierra are seeking similar guarantees through the compensation process, and they are concerned that they are being pressured toContinue reading “Support for Summit Sierra”

We’ve been certified!

We have two pieces of exciting news to share today: The California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) has certified Unite Summit as the union for all Summit teachers in California! This means we can begin negotiating our contract. PERB has issued a complaint alleging that Summit broke the law by firing three teachers in JuneContinue reading “We’ve been certified!”