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USEP Update – Friday, 10/23/2020

USEP/DISTRICT SETTLE SAFETY CONCERNS MOU Wednesday evening, USEP and District negotiating teams for both SRP and Instructional met and agreed on the MOU that contains health and safety language. We are very pleased to announce that one of the biggest takeaways of this MOU is ADDITIONAL PAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE PROVISIONS FOR EMPLOYEES PRIOR TO THE Read more

USEP Update – Friday, Sept. 4th, 2020

Greetings, USEP members, Let me provide you with the latest updated information as it relates to USEP concerns:   Classroom cleaning - Spray disinfectant is provided for each classroom, however, USE OF THIS DISINFECTANT IS STRICTLY VOLUNTARY. Each worksite has a machine that mixes the concentrated disinfectant to exact tolerances, and the diluted mix is Read more

USEP Files Injunction to Protect Health and Safety of Students and Employees

Reprinted from the Tampa Bay Times, by Jeff Solochek Original Title: Pasco school employees union sues to keep classrooms closed Arguing that classrooms cannot be reopened safely for in-person learning, Pasco County’s school employees union has asked a judge to stop it from happening. To do otherwise would violate the public’s right to a safe and Read more

Pasco Instructional Employees Ratify Contract

After counting teacher votes, 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. Eligible employees cast ballots this past Wednesday and the votes were counted today. The USEP Officers, staff, and volunteers just completed the counting at the United Read more

SRP Bargaining Update November 18, 2019 – Tentative Agreement Reached

The District and USEP bargaining teams at the negotiating table working out a tentative agreement. SRP CONTRACT SETTLEMENT REACHED!! The USEP and District SRP Bargaining teams met again last night (Nov. 18th) and after a long bargaining session, reached a tentative agreement on all issues. This year’s negotiations started in mid-June and just completed last Read more

Instructional Bargaining Update for the Week of 10/21/2019

Instructional Bargaining Update #4 October 24, 2019 IMPORTANT:  ALL SIGNED LANGUAGE AND MOUs as well as the latest proposals brought to the negotiations table are on our website: NEXT SESSION:  Not yet scheduled SUMMARY: Thursday, October 24th was our most recent session at the table. USEP brought an economic counter proposal to the District's Read more

Instructional Bargaining Update for the Week of 9/23/2019

Instructional Bargaining Update #2 September 19th, 2019 The District asked for a joint session with both the Instructional and SRP Bargaining Teams. The District brought the Health and Welfare Language that was passed by both the SRP and Instructional. Many of the issues brought up by our teams were addressed by the District’s counter to Read more

SRP Bargaining Update for the Week of 9/23/2019

SRP Bargaining Update for the Week of 9/23/2019 After a long hiatus, the USEP and District bargaining teams reconvened on Wednesday, September 18th, to resume contract negotiations for this current school year. The District passed a counter proposal to us concerning our “Safety and Health” language to help further protect all SRP in their positions.  Read more

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