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ARE YOU READY/ YOUR UNION’S CALL TO ACTION!

Unions and their members are now living in a new reality since last November’s election. Because of that, we have to be ready to face the challenges that a new administration is sure to send our way. The latest edition of “Are You Ready?” provides tips and strategies to make sure our affiliates are strong […]

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Sad news

Rosemary Wolf, long-time NSO and WEASO member and a former Region 7 Director, passed away on January 23. She had been hospitalized with pneumonia. Her family has set up a GoFundMe account at https://www.gofundme.com/rosemary-wolf-expenses to help with hospital expenses, There will be a Celebration Of Life for Rosemary on March 18, at 2:00 pm at […]

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2017 NSO Winter Advocacy Retreat begins

NSO President Brad Darjean welcomed more than 250 participants to the Retreat by letting them know they will be experiencing NSO’s signature event. “This is an opportunity to get together as peers to meet, learn, share ideas and celebrate their union,” Darjean said. “The training is provided by fellow union brothers and sisters and gives […]

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Two appointed to fill NSO Executive Committee vacancies

NSO President Brad Darjean has appointed Charmaine Champagne and Lois Tarr to fill two open Executive Committee positions. Champagne is the new Region 1 Director replacing Cheryl Singleton and Lois Tarr is the new At Large B Director replacing Tom Greene who was elected Vice President of Program. Champagne views her Director position as a […]

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WAR Registration Extended!

The deadline for registering  for NSO’s 2017 Winter Advocacy Retreat has been extended to Friday, December 2. If you haven’t chosen your sessions or made your hotel reservations, do it today!

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Register now for NSO’s 2017 Winter Advocacy Retreat

Register now for NSO’s 2017 Winter Advocacy Retreat The Retreat is being held Jan. 11-14, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Orange County, CA. The Retreat is the time to gain knowledge and enhance your skills necessary to endure the many attacks that are launched against your members. And now it’s time to register for the the […]

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CBC agenda set

Attendees will have a full schedule at NSO’s CBC meeting on November 11-12. Regional CBCs will be meeting on Friday, November 11. On Saturday, attendees will attend a general session, along with concurrent sessions on bargaining strategies, Organizing for Power and member engagement. The full schedule is available here.

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Register now for NSO’s CBC – Time is limited to register!!

If you’re a state affiliate president or bargaining chair, make plans to attend NSO’s National Coordinated Bargaining Council (CBC) on November 11-12, 2016, at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas. With regional CBC meetings on Friday, November 11, and workshop sessions on Saturday, November 12, participants will have the opportunity to find out what the […]

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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 […]