Please view the Master Agreement that was tentatively agreed to by the negotiating teams for OPE and the Board. Staff Relations is presenting the document to the Board for a vote at tonight’s May 6 Board meeting, and you will have the opportunity to vote on it at the OPE General Meeting on May 19…Details
Be on the lookout for communications about the Master Agreement, ByLaws and the meeting where members will vote!
Negotiations: The volunteer Negotiation Team is in the final stages of negotiations with the BOE. Expectations are to complete negotiations in February. Once negotiations are completed, OPE will conduct a ratification vote for approval / disapproval of the proposed changes to the contract. REMINDER: only dues paying members may vote on the proposed contract. If…Details
Negotiations: The Negotiation team has completed (4) sessions with the Board of Education and negotiations are continuing. There continues to be a spirit of cooperation with the groups and we expect to have an Agreement finalized in the Dec/Jan time frame. Budget: our Transition Team of (10) members continues to volunteer time and effort at…Details
We are competing with CASE, TABCO, ESPBC and AFSCME for a piece of the budget pie. 114 of 304 members indicated they wanted representation. BCPSOPE is being set up and run by a volunteer Transition Team who are donating their time and effort. BOE approved BCPSOPE as exclusive representation for non-certificated exempt employees on June…Details
The Board of Education has recognized BCPSOPE as the exclusive, legally certified, collective bargaining unit representing all unit eligible employees with regard to all matters related to salary, wages, hours, and other working conditions.