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CSO, CAS urge CTA to settle the “red zone” pension issue now

The California Staff Organization (CSO) and the California Associate Staff (CAS) want the California Teachers Association (CTA) to come back to the bargaining table and resolve issues regarding funding of  the employees’ pension benefits. CTA has refused to set any bargaining dates until November. The sides have been bargaining since May when they decided the […]

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Have you submitted your NSO 2017 WAR RFP yet?

Why not? What are you waiting for? The deadline for submitting a proposal for presenting a session at NSO’s Winter Advocacy Retreat is Friday, Sept. 9 and NSO encourages you to share your knowledge and experience with your fellow union brothers and sisters. The Retreat has always had the reputation of providing the best advocacy training available. Let’s keep […]

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MOU negotiations resume this month

Negotiations between NSO/AFSE/NEASO and NEA over modifying the NEA Pension Plan Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will resume on August 30 at 9 a.m..  Previous bargaining sessions produced no agreement by the teams’ self-imposed deadline of May 27. The current MOU guarantees that NEA will fully fund the Plan by 2021.  A new MOU would continue NEA’s committment and assure the promise of a […]

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Share what you know; submit an RFP for WAR

It couldn’t be easier to submit an RFP for a session at the 2017 NSO Winter Advocacy Retreat scheduled for Jan. 12-14, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove, CA. You can choose the day(s) and time(s) of your session; how many participants you want; your room setup; and how long your session […]