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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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Union calls coffee shop grade-in a ‘teachable moment’

Union calls coffee shop grade-in a ‘teachable moment’

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stephanie Battles, a John Swett Elementary third grade teacher, participates in the “Grade-In” at States Coffee. Calling the event “a teachable moment” about ongoing contract negotiations and uncompensated work, Martinez Unified School District teachers represented by the Martinez Education Association (MEA) opened laptops, file folders and boxes Monday afternoon at States Coffee and Mercantile to […]

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