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.