California public school teachers working in traditional school districts are by default members of their local teachers associations, which may be affiliates of either the California Teachers Association (CTA), which is the state branch of the National Education Association (NEA), or the California Federation of Teachers (CFT), the state branch of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). 4,150 more words
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Hoping to keep tighter reins on its scarce funds, Alberta Education is proposing a new collective bargaining model for teachers allowing government to be a bigger player in negotiating wages. 598 more words
Over the three years of my involvement with the AAUP, I’ve watched this venerable faculty institution complete a reorganization and begin a process of revitalization that is already placing it at the forefront of faculty advocacy, reaching far beyond what had been envisioned for it less than a generation ago. 545 more words
We all know that employers do not receive “time off” from applicable employment laws during the holidays. To avoid unnecessary holiday headaches, be mindful of the following issues as you conduct your workplace holiday staffing and planning… 595 more words
The theory of the Friedrichs case is that requiring the plaintiffs to pay fair share fees imposes a “severe and ongoing infringement” of their rights to free speech. 671 more words
The Alberta government is set to introduce a new bill to set up a provincewide negotiation framework for teachers.
Education Minister David Eggen said Bill 8, the Public Education Collective Bargaining Act, will be introduced in the legislature Tuesday and will set up a framework of collective bargaining on a provincewide scale for Alberta’s 61 school boards. 127 more words