Contract Update - April 28, 2017 - More FAQ's


Some questions that have come up about the contract information we sent out yesterday.

1)     Reading the Salary Guides - There are two versions of the salary guides. The ones from the actual contract book and a progressions document we put together for the Building Reps and on our website to help people see more clearly where they are.

May 1 - May Day Rally

On May 1, the Newark Teachers Union will be joining community activists throughout the city for a May Day Rally!

Monday, May 1st
2 PM Rally at Lincoln Park
3 PM March to Federal Building
5:30 PM Justice Walk to NJPAC
Questions? Contact AFT Project Organizer Jonah Furman (847) 903-2376

NTU Update - April 21


1)     Contract Update: The NTU Negotiations Committee met several days over vacation to work around some roadblocks to the contract's progress. For the entire week this week, internal meetings amongst committee members, and negotiations meetings with NPS were held. As of now, we can only firmly state that we have reached tentative agreements on the following:

1. We have reviewed and cleaned up language that was conflicting in the previous CBA.

2. We have a tentative agreement language and terms for the new CBA.

Contract Update - April 7, 2017


Last Tuesday, we came close to finalizing a deal with the Newark Public Schools, but thankfully the NTU negotiations team caught some last minute issues and wisely pumped the brakes.