The Boston Teachers Union Tuesday accused the School Department of intimidating teachers who speak with the news media and of trying to infringe upon their First Amendment rights. The teachers union, which has been locked in protracted contract talks … [Read more...] about Union accuses Boston School Department of trying to silence teachers
Contract Negotiation entries concern any and all discussions related to changes, updates or issues surrounding BTUs process for developing new contracts.
The Boston Herald ran a report on Tuesday on two of our major outstanding issues at the bargaining table (pay equity at autonomous schools and improving services in inclusion classes), and the the school district fired back on Wednesday with a few … [Read more...] about Herald Report on Contract Issues Brings Curious Rebuttal from School District
From East Boston to Hyde Park, Brighton to Dorchester, Charlestown to Roxbury, Chinatown to West Roxbury, Pilot and traditional, Horace Mann Charters and Innovation Schools and everywhere in between, thousands of our members braved the snowy cold … [Read more...] about Contract Update, Rally ‘Round the Bolling Building
On December 26, the BTU was pleased to announce that after eight months of on again, off again negotiations, the Boston Teachers Union, the Boston School Department, and Mayor Marty Walsh reached a tentative agreement (TA) on a school day extension, … [Read more...] about Tentative School Day Extension Agreement Reached
For nearly 23,000 Boston public school students, the wait for each day’s dismissal bell could soon be a little longer. Children in 60 elementary and middle schools will spend 40 more minutes each day in class under an agreement between the city, the … [Read more...] about Teachers’ union, schools agree to add learning time, Walsh says