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.

District at Loggerheads Over Negotiations, Priorities Don’t Match Up!

Posted by USEP on Sep 5, 2014

On Tuesday, September 02, USEP and District leaders to discuss this year’s priorities in this year’s contract negotiations.   The meeting did not bring the sides closer to a speedy agreement. The District continues to seek restrictions and limitations driving their...

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District Promises Going Up In Smoke!

Posted by USEP on Jul 17, 2014

It’s deja vu all over again. After committing to a 2 percent pay increase for teachers and school related Personnel (SRP) this year, the District is backpedalling offering barely 1 percent for employee salary increases, and that’s only if USEP agrees to eliminate...

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USEP and District Negotiations Going Nowhere Fast

Posted by USEP on Jul 9, 2014

USEP and District negations quickly turned sour when the District stonewalled USEP proposals and sought major restrictions on teacher transfer rights and illness/injury on the job leave time. The District is also proposing to eliminate National Board Certification...

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