Negotiation News

The Fresno Unified School District and Fresno Teachers Association (FTA) met for a bargaining session on Jan. 31.

The parties discussed their respective cost estimates regarding FTA's proposals. The parties agreed to exchange additional information to come to an agreement on the costs of FTA's proposal.

FTA also provided the following counter proposals:

Article 3 - Association Rights
Article 19 - Grievance Procedures
Article 21 - Just Cause, Progressive Discipline and Due Process
Article 27 - Parental Leave of Absence
Article 31 - Pregnancy/Disability Leave

Article 36 - Miscellaneous Provisions
Article 58 - Teacher Authority
Article 60 - Term of Agreement
Article 61 - Transfer and Assignment

The district looks forward to continuing to work with FTA on negotiating a new contract.

With the Board of Education's core goals in mind, we remain focused on competitive compensation for employees, strong educational programs for our youth and a health district reserve that will ensure we maintain our financial stability.