Tag: contract negotiations

MUSD to vote on CSEA contract, Sandy Hook Promise agreement

| November 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education may vote Monday to ratify its contract with its chapter of the California School Employees Association (CSEA). It’s also scheduled to vote on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sandy Hook Promise for the third segment of its school safety system and to hear about […]

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Board Of Education to air unions’ salary settlements, costs

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Martinez Unified School District’s Board of Education will conduct public hearings Monday before voting on agreements with its employees’ labor representatives. Those settlements will give most employees 4 percent raises effective last July. The public hearings will disclose the cost to fund those salary settlements with the Martinez Education Association (MEA), the […]

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MEA launches petition for teachers’ contract settlement, strike possible

MEA launches petition for teachers’ contract settlement, strike possible

| September 9, 2018 | 2 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– The Martinez Education Association, the labor organization representing Martinez Unified School District teachers, is asking people to sign an online petition urging a contract settlement, saying members “are preparing to strike if necessary.” The petition is on the website Change.org, and MEA representatives said they may surpass their goal of 1,000 signatures. […]

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Back in black …

Back in black …

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Martinez Education Association Teachers began the first day of school mourning the lack of a contract settlement. “Teachers would much rather focus on the educational needs of students,” said Marilyn Brouette.

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Board of Education to vote on labor pact, see 2018-19 budget

| June 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will decide Monday whether to approve a project labor agreement (PLA) with the Contra Costa County Building and Construction Trades Council that would prevent work stoppages during construction of many Measure R-funded projects in exchange for other concessions. The pact would require non-union contractors to […]

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MPOA, Mayor take negotiations public

MPOA, Mayor take negotiations public

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Until this past week, negotiations between Martinez officials and representatives of the Martinez Police Officers Association (MPOA) have been conducted behind closed doors, as is provided under California law when it comes to labor and personnel matters. But the MPOA (www.martinezpoa.org) made direct pleas through Facebook Twitter, and a letter to the […]

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