2016 NSO RA delegates approved eight new business items (NBI) which covered a change in the dues transmittal policy; garnering support for North Carolina staff during their current efforts to secure a new contract; and staffing practices which are impacting associate staff members. You can review the NBIs, along with the rationale for the issue […]
The Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2017 Winter Advocacy Retreat (WAR) are being revised and will be posted when revisions are finalized. Vice President for Program, Tom Greene, has set Friday, Sept. 9 as the due date for turning in completed proposals. If you have any questions, contact Tom at firstname.lastname@example.org or at […]
Oregon PSO has lifted the sanctions on Oregon EA. The sanctions were imposed because of the termination without just cause of a UniServ Consultant and Professional Staff Organization (PSO) Labor Management Consultant. Lifting of the sanctions means fellow union brothers and sisters across the country can apply for and accept any staff position that become […]
It doesn’t look like there will be an agreement on a successor to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the NEA Pension Plan before NSO’s self-imposed May 27 deadline. No additional bargaining dates have been set, but NSO, AFSE and NEASO are committed to reaching a better agreement that includes a long-term funding policy. In […]
Make your reservation today for NSO’s dinner reception on June 10 honoring NSO President Chuck Agerstrand’s many years of service to the organization. The cost is $35 per person; dress is dressy casual. Click here for more information.
April 26 negotiations over the NEA Pension Plan Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) resulted in an agreement on the contribution rate for 2017 and to draft a successor MOU. The current MOU remains in effect until a successor agreement is approved. NSO President Chuck Agerstrand said, “I’m cautiously optimistic. NEA has relaxed some of their positions […]
NSO President Chuck Agerstrand, Region 2 Director Brad Darjean, AFSE and NEASO Presidents, union trustees on the Plan Board, along with NEA met on April 11 to discuss and review the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding NEA’s Pension Plan. President Agerstrand said, “For the most part, this first meeting was uneventful. We discussed our interests […]