labor negotiations

Legislative roundup, 2.15.21: New labor negotiations bill introduced

If the bill passes, school districts would no longer have to participate in labor negotiations with the teachers’ union.

No labor agreement — yet — in Caldwell district

After meeting with a federal mediator Monday, Superintendent Shalene French declined to talk details. Another mediation session is scheduled for Aug. 30.

Healthcare coverage stalls labor negotiations in Sugar-Salem

A local union leader says teachers could leave the district before the start of the school year if an agreement isn’t reached soon.

West Ada reaches tentative labor agreement

If the teachers’ union ratifies the 2016-17 deal this week, trustees would vote on the plan on July 26.

Nampa, Coeur d’Alene contracts aren’t settled yet

In both districts, contact talks will continue past Tuesday’s deadline.

A smoother negotiations process?

Pay raises and bonuses are on the way — as several large school districts have labor agreements in place for 2014-15.

Seven months later, Nampa OKs contract

And the parties will return to the table — next week — to start talking about the 2014-15 contract.

Mediator hires come under scrutiny

Both the Meridian and Nampa school districts spent more than $10,000 to hire an attorney for contract negotiations — and the process still isn’t finished.

Bonneville inks master agreement deal

Deal calls for restoring frozen portions of the salary grid, giving bonuses to experienced teachers and setting aside planning time for elementary teachers.

Nampa union leader takes Boise job

Nampa Education Association President Mandy Simpson is leaving the state’s third-largest district, for a job in the Boise School District. “I can’t afford to stay in the Nampa School District,” Simpson said in an email to fellow union members.