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WAR RFPs undergoing revisions

  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 or at […]

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Oregon PSO lifts sanctions

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 […]

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No agreement yet on replacement for NEA Pension Plan MOU

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 […]

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Parties moving close to an MOU on NEA Pension Plan

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 […]