Contract Negotiations Update
Below is a chronology of the Edison Township Education Association and the Board of Education contract negotiations.
Mutually Agreed Upon Statements
APRIL 5, 2017: Representatives of the Edison Board of Education and the Edison Township Education Association met on Wednesday, April 5 to begin discussion on a new collective bargaining agreement. The teams signed off on salary and health scattergrams, ground rules and established meeting dates. The representatives will meet again on April 26.
APRIL 26, 2017: Negotiations teams representing the certificated members of the Edison Township Education Association and the Edison Board of Education met on Wednesday, April 26. At the meeting, each side presented contract language and financial proposals for further consideration. Meeting dates were also established for June 1, June 13 and June 28.
The non-certificated ETEA negotiating team and the Board of Ed will meet again on May 2nd, at which time it is anticipated that each will present language and financial proposals for these units.
MAY 2, 2017: The Edison Board of Education and representatives of the Edison Township Education Association met on May 2 to exchange proposals related to the non-certificated contract. Both sides clarified specific questions and agreed on agenda items for the next several meetings.
The two sides will meet again to continue discussions on May 18.
MAY 18, 2017: Members of the Edison Board of Education and the Edison Township Education Association met to continue discussions on the Non-Certificated Agreement. Several items related to the clarification of existing language were agreed upon and each side clarified language contained in other specific proposals.
The two groups will meet again on May 24th to discuss language related to the Certificated agreement.