Ogden Teachers Rally for Collective Bargaining

Ogden Teachers Rally for Collective Bargaining

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Breaking News: OEA Negotiations to start mediation

We received confirmation that the OEA Negotiations Team and the Ogden City School District will enter into mediation starting July 22 with Lavonne Ritter, Commissioner in the Las Vegas office of the Federal Mediation Service. Stay tuned for more updates. Rick

Background Checks for Teachers

Both the Standard-Examiner and the SL Trib weighed in on the benefits of requiring teachers to get a background check every five years when they relicense. Both newspapers had editorials in their opinion sections this week. This decision by the State Board of Education seems to be a reaction to the audit that showed a few employees with marks on their record. UEA will work hard to get the legislature to help subsidize this 65 dollar cost (on top of the regular fee for relicensure). Rick