Vote set for 2015-16 Tentative Agreement
Dear F-SUTA Member:
A Tentative Agreement has been reached for 2015-2016!!! The F-SUTA Executive Board has met and considered the Agreement and recommends its ratification.
Attached are the documents that are to be ratified by a vote of the General membership.
There will be a General Membership meeting to discuss the TA next Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The meeting is tentatively set for the Fairfield High School library. Voting will begin the following day and conclude on Friday, June 3, 2016. All voting will be held at the F-SUTA Office at 827 Missouri Street in downtown Fairfield. Special extended hours of voting are from 12 – 4:30 p.m. both days.
OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION WILL COME FROM YOUR NEW ELECTIONS CHAIRPERSON, JAMESON HARRIGAN FROM MATT GARCIA COLLEGES AND CAREERS ACADEMY. I am only sending this out to you now in hopes of giving you all a heads up.
Below are the bylaws that address ratification of a tentative agreement:
A. Contract ratification informational meetings shall be called by a majority of the Executive Board.
1. Written information regarding proposed changes to the preceding or existing contract shall be provided to individual unit members three (3) workdays prior to the meeting date. The information will be available to individual unit members in these formats: the information will be posted on the F-SUTA website; each site representative will receive a written copy; individuals may request their own written copy by contacting the F-SUTA office.
2. A vote on the terms of the contract shall commence on (1) workday after the meeting and shall conclude within five (5) workdays of the meeting. The Elections committee of the Association shall conduct the vote, tally the ballots, and announce the results.
3. No proxy votes shall be allowed.
Wishing you all a very happy and productive summer hiatus!!!
Laurel Salerno-White, F-SUTA President