The St. Paul teachers union says its members voted “overwhelmingly” to ratify the tentative contract agreement reached with the school district less than two weeks ago.
The Minneapolis school district and its teachers’ union have reached a tentative contract agreement. The district and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers say they reached the deal Saturday after what they said were “three consecutive days of productive talks.” Negotiations had begun last June.
The agreement was reached after a 24-hour-long mediation session. The contract will go through 2015 and includes new wages and benefits, as well as additional staffing.
Minnesota’s teachers union is endorsing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s bid for re-election well before Republicans settle on a candidate.
The Education Minnesota teachers union has a new president. Delegates at the Education Minnesota Representative Convention elected Denise Specht as president of the 70,000-member union on Saturday.
The leader of the state teacher’s union says the organization is facing a different political landscape at the Capitol, but expects to retain its political clout.
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