Article V- DUES DEDUCTIONS
Revises current language to cease all union dues deductions.
Article XVI- SALARY
Changes the initial placement of re-employed retired teachers, among other things by removing language tying their placement to the entry teacher pay.
Adjusts High School Athletic Supplements, including by increasing the number of coaches.
All proposals were driven by member suggestions.
ARTICLE XIV - DUTY DAY
Clarifies that employees shall be granted compensatory time for extended duty assignments and participation in activities occurring outside of the regular workday. Creates a process for accruing, tracking, and utilizing compensatory time.
Establishes that workdays, non-student contact, and additional planning time may be completed virtually at the discretion of the employee.
ARTICLE VI - WORKING CONDITIONS
Requires that teachers be provided with a mechanism to request and track the status of requests relating to unsafe conditions, temperature, maintenance, and/or repair.
Establishes that teachers will not be required to translate unless specified in writing at the time of hire.
ARTICLE XV - WORK YEAR
Establishes a professional day in late April or early May to provide a long weekend in the 4th quarter.
Protects planning time by limiting the use of Wednesdays for testing unless mandated by the state.
Includes teachers who prepare 504s in current language allowing up to four student-contact days off per year to perform duties related to said preparation. These days may be completed virtually at the discretion of the employee.