Grievance Report – February 10,2016

Grievance Report-Chicopee Education Association

February 10, 2016

Grievance 2 A- Level 2– Unit A member- specialized position (non-teaching) – scheduled to teach three daily classes in addition to performing the services of the specialized position. Meeting is being rescheduled due to conflict.

 

Grievance 3 A- Level 2– Unit A member- specialized position (non-teaching) – scheduled to teach one daily class in addition to performing the services of the specialized position. Meeting is being rescheduled due to conflict.

 

Grievance 4 A- Level 1- Unit A member has been displaced from classroom and instructional materials for a minimum of six weeks- for the last three years due to state and district testing. Hopefully resolved at Level 1- District has promised two laptop carts to the building so that the teacher may remain in the classroom.

Grievance 5A, 6A, & 7A- Class Action– 3 Unit A members were hired and are working in areas and/or grade levels for which they are not certified. Waiting to hear from HR regarding these three grievances.

Grievance 8A- Class Action– Parking is not sufficient to meet the needs of all members at one of our schools. Waiting to hear from HR regarding a solution to this grievance; they acknowledge the problem.

Issues Dealt With This Month

  • In the spirit of compromise, the CEA and a Unit A member are tolerating a contractual violation – for one semester only– of having more than three classes to prep as it is in the best interests of students. The teacher’s duty period has been changed to an additional prep.