I consider it important, indeed urgently necessary, for intellectual workers to get together, both to protect their own economic status and, also, generally speaking, to secure their influence in the political field.

-Albert Einstein (commenting on why he joined the AFT)

News & Updates

The latest news and updates from USEP.

No Agreement Following Recent District Proposal 

Posted by USEP on Nov 20, 2014

Last night the District Bargaining proposal still sought to eliminate the Early Retirement Plan, moving from 2-1/2 years to 3 years.  This offer came despite the comments of dozens of teachers and SRP who attended Tuesday’s School Board meeting to speak against...

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Pasco Superintendent Sends a Trick Disguised as a Treat

Posted by USEP on Oct 31, 2014

On Thursday night, Pasco Superintendent Browning “trick or treated” school employees in the form of an email. At first it seemed like a treat was really a trick. Like a child who has done something wrong and runs to be the first to tell his side, the Superintendent...

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Know What’s On the Table Bargaining Meeting

Posted by USEP on Oct 28, 2014

If you have been monitoring contract negotiations, you know that USEP passed our initial economic proposals earlier this month. The Board’s counter-proposal was presented as “a package” that included a move to eliminate employees’ Early Retirement Monthly...

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