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We represent all the teachers and school related personnel in the Pasco County Public School System.

Representation

USEP Represents Your Issues From The Bread Box to the Ballot Box

  • Negotiates wages, benefits and working conditions for Instructional and School Related Personnel.
  • Represents members at conferences, meetings and grievance hearings.
  • Ensures fair and equitable treatment by monitoring worksite issues and auditing administrative actions.
  • Participates on numerous District and State Committees.
  • Protects its members interests by reporting on all local and state legislative sessions.
  • Works to thwart or pass legislation that impacts education.
  • Answers member questions regarding important education/work related issues.
  • Attends local, state, and national educational conferences and forums.
  • Promotes the education profession to the public, media, school board and legislature.
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Benefits

Exclusive Economic Benefits For USEP members

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  • Financial planning services that are offered at times convenient for you.
  • Mortgages and loans offering low interest rates and no application fees.
  • Discounted insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Online discounted shopping.
  • Savings on automotive and homeowners insurance from local insurance companies.
  • College scholarships for members and their dependants.
  • Free $10,000 group term life insurance for a full year.
  • Special financing for the purchase of Apple and IBM computers.
  • Union credit cards, offering low rates, no fees, and skip payment options.
  • Theme park, travel and lodging discounts.

Professional Development & Job Security

USEP Offers Training Opportunities, Legal Assistance, and the Chance to Participate in Contract Negotiations

  • Inservice and Staff Development opportunities through participation in union sponsored activities.
  • Job specific guides containing practical and useful information.
  • Local, state, and national newsletters containing pertinent and timely job related information.
  • Professional and social networking with counterparts from across the county, state, and nation.
  • $5,000 up-front, job-related legal defense fund.
  • Union sponsored committees and workshops addressing worksite and district issues.
  • Opportunities to get involved with Master Contract Negotiations.
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If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the USEP Office and ask to speak with a Membership Services Representative.

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If you are an employee of Pasco County Schools and not already a member of USEP, consider joining today! Members are eligible for a wide range of benefits through our affiliates and benefit partners. USEP also provides members with professional development opportunities and representation for member issues.