New OUSD Bargaining Proposal (2/19/2019)

From OEA President Keith Brown: Today we received a bargaining proposal from the district, which our bargaining team has reviewed. While we believe this proposal continues to fall short of reinvesting in our schools at the levels our students deserve, our bargaining team has agreed to meet with the district’s negotiators tomorrow morning to review it together and ask clarifying questions. We will bring you a bargaining update after the meeting. In the meantime stay united, and continue your preparations to walk the line for the schools our students deserve.

Statement From OEA President Keith Brown on OUSD Spin Regarding Bargaining

(February 18, 2019) In an attempt to undermine the unity of Oakland teachers and parents, the Superintendent and her spokesman have alleged that the union is the barrier to resolving this dispute. Don’t believe their spin. For nearly three months, OUSD has said they have a “new,” “improved,” “substantial,” and now “comprehensive” proposal to make.

Factfinding recommendations endorse OEA’s bargaining positions

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The facts are clear. The Oakland Unified School District, can, should, and must reinvest in Oakland teachers, students, and public schools. As part of the state-mandated collective bargaining process, Oakland Education Association (OEA) and the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) are required to participate in a fact-finding process in which a neutral state-appointed…

[VIDEO] Fighting to Keep Teachers in Oakland

Oakland Unified School District Teacher Jasmene Miranda describes why Oakland Teachers are prepared to fight to win for Oakland students. Video: Joe Brusky / Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association Watch video below:…