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Sun, Mar 3 : OUSD & OEA TENTATIVE AGREEMENT RATIFIED!

On Sunday, March 3, Oakland Education Association members voted to ratify our contract. With a turnout of over 70% of OEA members voting, the results were 64% YES for the 2017/18 contract term, and 58% for the 20/21 contract term.

Complete tentative agreement will be posted this afternoon, March 1, 2019

A LIVING WAGE:

11% salary increase over 4 years. PLUS a 3% bonus upon ratification. Dramatic increases for subs, and tying sub pay to the wage scale, so our substitutes never fall behind again.

MORE STUDENT SUPPORTS:

More counselors, RSPs, psychologists, speech pathologists and Newcomer support staff for our students! Bonuses and a new salary schedule to support nurse recruitment.

LOWER CLASS SIZES:

A one student reduction in class size at high needs schools next year. A one student reduction in class sizes across all schools in 2021-22.

SCHOOL CLOSURE MORATORIUM:

Board President Aimee Eng has committed to introduce a resolution calling for a 5 month pause on school closures and consolidations, and more community input into the process.

CHARTER SCHOOL MORATORIUM:

Board President Aimee Eng has committed to introduce a resolution calling for a charter school moratorium, similar to the one passed by the LAUSD Board as a result of UTLA’s historic strike.