• News Messenger January 22, 2015
    Health Plan Update We continue to move forward   to fix the health care mess. On the arbitration front, we are in the process   of selecting an arbitrator. On the PERB front, a hearing is scheduled for   April. In the meantime, we have been   encouraged by efforts by the District to reengage on [...]
  • News Messenger 1/16/15
    SCTA NEWS MESSENGER Volume 34 Issue 16 January  16th, 2015 Health Plan Update: For the first time since the controversy erupted, representatives from the District met with us in an effort to explore whether the issue could be resolved.   Although the outcome remains in doubt and additional meetings are in the process of being scheduled, [...]
  • 2015 NEA/RA Election
    SCTA  NEA/RE LOCAL ELECTION TIMELINE 2015 Local NEA-RA Election   January 8         (Thursday)               Announcement of Local NEA Election in Orlando, FL, and  Candidate Forms available at Rep Council January 30       (Friday)                    Candidate forms, pictures, statements for Local RA election due in SCTA Office — 5 PM.  Must either be scanned and sent electronically or    brought into office [...]
  • Health Benefit Update
    Dear SCTA Members, Although it does not come as a surprise, we are disappointed to have to announce that PERB has rejected our request for an injunction to stop the implementation of the disastrous health plan changes before January 1. The short note from PERB reiterates that the decision regarding an injunction is “without prejudice,” meaning [...]
  • News Messenger December 19, 2014
    SCTA NEWS MESSENGER Volume 34 Issue 15 December 19th, 2014                                                                                                                                              Health Plan Update 1.       State issues complaint against District, we file for injunction. Last week, the Public Employees Relations Board(PERB), the state agency charged with overseeing labor relations in public school districts upheld our charges about the unlawful health plan changes and issued a [...]