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2016-17 Contract Ratification

Following an elongated bargaining process and declaration of impasse, Pasco teachers and school related personnel overwhelmingly ratified the negotiated agreements between United School Employees of Pasco and the School Board of Pasco County. On Thursday, May 18, 2017, the USEP Election Committee tallied the votes at the United School Employees of Pasco offices. 96% of

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USEP Declares Impasse

USEP DECLARES IMPASSE! Tonight the United School Employees of Pasco bargaining teams offered proposals for both the School Related Personnel (SRP) and Instructional Bargaining Units. The USEP proposals were both feasible and reasonable asking the Board to invest in its employees, and improve working conditions through contract language. Unfortunately, the District failed to respond to

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Bargaining Update from the President 10/24/2016

From the President On Friday, October 20 th, the Superintendent sent out a message in School Matters stating, “Despite making several requests to the United School employees of Pasco (USEP) to resume negotiations, the union has declined any subsequent invitations to resume negotiations.” Recognizing the need for a more complete financial picture in late August,

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Bargaining Update 8/25/2016

USEP Bargaining Update “More of the Same” Tonight contract negotiations continued in the 7th Instructional bargaining session for the 2106-2017 school year with USEP presenting an opening “Economic Proposal” for the teachers. The USEP proposal provided for a 4%, $9,404,815.28, overall increase for salaries with 2%, 4,702,407.64, to be used for a Cost Of Living

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Bargaining Update 8/24/2016

USEP Bargaining Update “See you in September” Tonight contract negotiations continued in the 8th SRP bargaining session for the 2106-2017 school year with USEP presenting an opening “Economic Proposal.” The proposal provided for a 4% increase to the base salary for all eligible School Related Personnel, exclusive of supplements. USEP believes that the District has

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