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.

Ratification Voting Results

Posted by USEP on Sep 17, 2015

With a majority of teacher and school related personnel (SRP) casting ballots, the United School Employees of Pasco received a stamp of approval on the most recently negotiated contracts with the District School Board of Pasco County. On Thursday, September 17, 2015...

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Celebrating Our History: The Statewide Teacher Walkout of 1968

Posted by USEP on Sep 8, 2015

  In 1968, teachers and other school personnel went on strike to protest low pay and benefits as well as a large surge in student enrollment with very little funding approved for hiring additional personnel and building new schools. After then-governor Claude...

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Bargaining Update: Teacher Evaluations

Posted by USEP on Jul 29, 2015

Though both the USEP and District bargaining teams are eager to reach a settlement ahead of the beginning of the school year, there are a number of things remaining to be addressed. Among them: economics, several language proposals and (one critical sticking point for...

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