Thanks to the over 200 GBSD teachers that came to CAL and supported the bargaining team!! Please watch for more updates on this site as the two teams continue to meet in mediation.
8:45am - the mediator began by meeting with the district upstairs in room 202. They discussed the bargaining process and their current proposals.
10:45am - the mediator met with the GBEA, introductions were made and the GBEA explained all of it's current proposals to the mediator. The GBEA team is located downstairs in the CAL partnership room.
12:25pm - the mediator finished meeting with the GBEA and went upstairs to get information from the district. The GBEA is waiting for language from the district to review.
1:05pm - the mediator delivered and explained a package proposal that came from the district. It included articles 4, 9, 10, 15, 20, and 31. The GBEA is currently evaluating the package proposal.
2:45pm - the GBEA gave the district back a significant counter proposal for them to consider which included articles 4, 9, 10, 15, 20, and 31.
4:25pm - the district gave a counterproposal to the GBEA regarding the package from earlier.
5:35pm - the GBEA reviewed the package and created a counterproposal which included articles 4, 9, 10, 15, and 31 for the district. Article 20 was removed from the previous package.
6:25pm - the district created a counterproposal which included articles 4, 9, 10, 15, 26, and 31. The proposal has the addition of article 26 to the GBEA's last package proposal.
9:10pm - the GBEA reviewed and discussed the districts proposed package and created a new package proposal which included articles 4, 9, 10, 20, 26, and 31 bringing all the articles from todays discussions together.
9:30pm - the district informed the GBEA that they were done bargaining for the evening. A future mediation session date has been set for Friday, January 20th.
The GBEA is committed to meeting with the district and continuing the bargaining process.
The December issue of the GBEA Newsletter is now available.