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As you know we had our contract ratification, vote the final results were 58 yes to 29 no. We will be signing off on this at the August School Board meeting.

 



 


                                                        VERY IMPORTANT ALERT ABOUT YOUR CWA UNION
                                                                                   PERC SIGN UP

                                UNDER THE RECENT CHANGES IN LEGISLATION ON HOW WE COLLECT UNION DUES BY GOVERNOR DESANTIS, A 2ND PART ADDED, STATES IN ORDER TO BE RECOGNIZED AS A REGISTERED UNION MEMBER IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA YOU MUST ALSO SIGN WHAT HAS BECOME KNOWN AS THE CWA PERC FORM. THE PERC FORM REQUIRES NOTHING MORE THAN YOUR SIGNATURE. SO FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO HAVE RECIEVED THESE EMAILS AND TEXT MESSAGES ASKING YOU TO SIGN, IT ONLY TAKES A FEW MINUTES OF YOUR TIME. THERE IS NO GIVING UP!! SO, DO NOT BE SURPRISED IF YOU HAVEN'T SIGNED YET AND YOU GET A HOME VISIT FROM CWA ORGANIZERS ASKING YOU TO SIGN THE PERC OR MEMBERSHIP DUES FORM!! THAT'S HOW SERIOUS THIS IS!

SOME ISSUES UNION MEMBERS FOUGHT LONG AND HARD FOR AND WON ARE:

40 HOUR WORK WEEK
8 HOUR WORK DAY
ALL BREAKS INCLUDING LUNCH
AGE DISCRIMINATION
PAY INCREASES 
EMPLOYER HEALTH CARE INSURANCE
FMLA FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE ACT
SICK LEAVE
HOLIDAY PAY
MILITARY LEAVE
OSHA OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH ACT
OVERTIME PAY
PAID VACATION
PENSIONS
PREGNANCY AND PARENTAL RIGHTS
SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWS
WRONGFUL TERMINATION LAWS
SOCIAL SECURITY
MINIMUM WAGE LAWS
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING RIGHTS FOR EMPLOYEES

AND THIS WAS JUST TO NAME A FEW ISSUES WON THAT COULD BE TAKEN AWAY WITH THE UNION OR POSSIBLY LOWERED!!! NOW WE HAVE TO FIGHT TO KEEP IT!!! IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY, YOU MUST SIGN THE SIGNATURE PERC FORM FOR THIS LOCAL CWA 3180 TO MAINTAIN ABOVE 60% MEMBERSHIP! ITS ALL UP TO YOU

KNOW ANY NONMEMBERS?? TALK TO THEM ABOUT SIGNING UP. IT CAN'T HURT TO ASK WANT TO HELP? JOIN US AT OUR MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS. THIS IS THE TIME TO GET INVOLVED

 

 

 

 




On January 4th, 2024 we installed our new Board Officers.


 



 


THANK YOU to ALL the members who came out to walk in the

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and for those who helped

with the Union Booth at Hart Park!


 


UPDATE:

MOU concerning Support Staff MBU monitoring classrooms with no teacher.

(Go to "Contract" page and scroll down to read MOU.)


 

 

 


CWA Strong!!!


Laurie Taylor, Arlene Espinal, Claudia Viladrosa, and Liz Caldwell

busy at the Union Hall on September 30, 2023.

 


Elected Officers are listed on the

"For Members Only" Section of the website.

 



(Click on Picture above to learn more!)

 


Martin Luther King Jr Parade 2023


More photos and information are posted on the "For Members Only" section!


 


Day of Action - January 6, 2023

More photos and information are posted on the "For Members Only" section!

 


The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) will help provide free internet or discounted internet to many qualified workers and their families:

 


Local 3180 Union VP Officer for Transportation Area shares

her story about the challenging job & low pay of Bus Drivers:


Be sure to read the accompanying article to the video:

There are two more articles, Lunch Ladies and Paraeducators/Paraprofessionals.

Click buttons below to read these additional articles:

 

Organizing during the School Board Meeting:


 


There are 2 additional ways to receive Local 3180 communication. To learn more, logon to the "For Member's Only" Section of this website.

(See tab above.) If you have forgotten your password,

 you can email Becky by clicking on button below.