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School board ratifies new contract between Pleasanton Unified and teachers union

Original post made on Nov 24, 2021

Months of tense negotiations between the Pleasanton Unified School District and the Association of Pleasanton Teachers came to an end when the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a final employment agreement with the teachers union.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 10:30 AM

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Posted by Jeff
a resident of Birdland
on Nov 24, 2021 at 12:50 pm

Jeff is a registered user.

Will Haglund and his cabinet also get the 4.5% that teachers are getting?
Trustee Miller,
I agree that the negotiating process this time around was difficult; especially for teachers and parents. It is important to clarify why it became ugly. The negotiating process was contentious because the superintendent and his cabinet secured generous raises for themselves (3.5% each year plus benefits) before settling with teachers. This was approved by the Board. And when negotiating with teachers the district wanted to offer less than one percent. The superintendent was responsible for the tension and conflict, and you all are responsible for supervising and evaluating him.
Trustee Laursen,
I agree - let's make PUSD competitive again. But, let's do it for teachers as well.

Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Nov 24, 2021 at 2:28 pm

Kathleen Ruegsegger is a registered user.

The article states the cabinet and other non-represented groups will get the increase. I am glad for the teachers, but what a s*** show this was because of Haglund. He needs to be sent packing, along with board members who voted for their contracts.

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