September 12, 2018
Present : R. AUGUSTINE, T. BURNS, J. CHISOLM, D. CICARELLA, P. DELUCIA, M. PANTALEO, A. DUSA, I. FESTA, M. MALONEY, M. MAZZACANE, E. MCDANIEL-EPPS, M. MCNERNEY, S. MILOLIKE, R. POMPANO, M. SOLLI, J STEELE, D. STEPHENSON, P. STRICKER, J. WELLS-JACKSON, K. WETMORE.
Call to order 3:50.
Motion to accept the minutes from June – 2nd and passed
Committee Reports –
· Finance – Donations to W. Cross golf team $250 – passed.
· Treasury Reports – Moved to new business
· School Reform – Formation of new committees – TBD
· PreK-12 – No Report
· Grievance – Pay issue concerning longevity. Stipend vs. hourly pay – partial payment. Appeal 5 day suspension “progressive discipline.
· Security – No report.
New Business – of the original 40 lay-offs – all classroom teachers have been recalled. Most counselors and LMS have moved on to take other positions in and out of the district. There are two LMS and nine counselors left to hopefully be recalled.
Transfers – Math vacancies at Cross/Hillhouse. It is managements right “for the good of the district”
Union position –
· Volunteers first
· Least disruptive move
· Cannot back fill the position
Election update – Nominations for elections of Executive Board will take place Oct. 16th – more to follow.
Meet and greet for 1st and 2nd year teachers will be held. More info will be announced.
Membership cards – Stewards have done a great job signing up members. Please continue to sign up all new teachers in your building. Dues sent to AFT will be discussed now that “Janus” ruling has been handed down.
Medical – Dave and Tom will begin to visit schools on Tuesday, Wed and Thursday to explain all medical plans, contract changes or teacher concerns.
CEPC will begin to meet soon as stated in our contract.
Petition to be sent to teachers to try and bring in the Vanguard 403B.
Investment accounts will be moved from NPC to Fidelity. Adjourn 4:45 pm