April 27, 2017
Bargaining teams from the Medford School District (MSD) and Medford Education Association (MEA) met on April 20, 2017 to exchange counter proposals.
all articles with changes proposed by both parties were discussed. Both parties are working hard to reach tentative agreements by the end of June when the current contract expires.
Upcoming Meetings (all are open to the public):
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 12:30 pm in MSDEC Conference Room 267/68
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 4:30 pm in the MSDEC Boardroom
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 4:30 pm in MSDEC Conference Room 267/68
April 11, 2017
The negotiation teams for the Medford School District and Medford Education Association met Tuesday, April 12, 2017 in order to continue negotiating a new licensed contract. The meeting took place from 5:00 PM – 9:20 PM in Room 267 at the Medford School District Office. The negotiation teams discussed Article XII Working Conditions During School Days and Article XIII Insurance Benefits. The meeting was primarily informational and no agreements were reached.
The teams will meet again this Thursday, April 13 at 5:30 in the Medford School District Board Room.
March 23, 2017
On March 22, 2017, the Medford School District Board of Education and the Medford Education Association exchanged initial contract proposals and began collaborative discussions for the licensed collective bargaining agreement that expires on June 30, 2017.
At the first negotiations session, the MSD and the MEA presented their initial proposals. The MSD’s proposal supports the district’s goals to improve student achievement; recruit, hire and retain high quality teachers; and maintain a sustainable budget.
Meetings will continue with dates posted on the district website.