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2022 USEP ELECTIONS and TARGET TALLAHASSEE – Action Required

To: USEP Members Re: USEP 2022 Elections NEA and AFT Delegate elections Working Family Lobby Corps (Target Tallahassee) Below you will find the 2022 Elections material for the USEP Executive Board Election as well as the nomination form for both the AFT Convention and NEA Delegate Assembly and the Working Family Lobby Corps. Please pay Read more

USEP Update – Saturday, Nov. 6th, 2021

USEP UPDATE SATURDAY, NOV. 6, 2021 TEACHER EVALUATIONS An email went out yesterday detailing the appeal process and timeline Click this link for info: http://www.useponline.org/2021/11/05/teacher-evaluation-appeal-information/ PROGRESS MONITORING USEP filed a grievance on 10.25.21 Our concern is for the increased workload required and the inability to complete documentation during contract hours We are asking for employees Read more

Letter from USEP President Don Peace to Education Commissioner Corcoran and Governor DeSantis

Friday, April 16, 2021 Governor DeSantis and Commissioner Corcoran, My name is Don Peace, and I am the President of the United School Employees of Pasco. I am not speaking to you today regarding USEP but am representing teachers across this great State. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the Read more

Emergency Legislative Update – Information about House and Senate Bills

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EMERGENCY LEGISLATIVE MEETING BILL DESCRIPTIONS AND CONTACTS   BILLS WE OPPOSE SB 84 - RETIREMENT - INTRODUCED TO SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE REQUIRES ALL NEW HIRES AFTER JULY 1, 2022 TO JOIN FRS INVESTMENT PLAN CREATES VACUUM FOR INCOME INTO CURRENT FRS PENSION PLAN WOULD EFFECTIVELY DIMINISH AVAILABLE PENSION PAY-OUTS FOR FUTURE RETIREES CLICK Read more

Emergency Florida Legislative Update: Zoom Meeting – Thursday, March 11th

To: All Pasco Education Employees From: Don Peace, USEP President Date: March 9, 2021 RE: EMERGENCY FLORIDA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE! The Florida Legislature is now in its annual “Legislative Session” in Tallahassee. USEP received drafts of several bills that, if enacted into law, will directly impact your personal pension plan and potential retirement income, really question Read more

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