The WTA Chapter Elections are upon us.
The following offices will be contested in this election:
President (Term 2014-2016)
Secretary (Term 2014-2016)
Executive Board - Three Positions (Term 2014-2016)
NEA Representative Assembly (2014)
The filing deadline for submitting Declarations of Candidacy is April 25th.
Download the Declaration HERE.
Submit the completed Declaration to the WTA office at 316 Webster Street, or email to wtateachers@sbcglobalnet.
The election will be held from April 29 to May 8, 2014.
WTA Contract Survey 2014-2015
Even though we are just finishing ratification of the contract for 2013-2014, it is time to start thinking about negotiations for next year. Please provide your much needed input and complete this survey. The information you provide will guide the bargaining team as they develop the new bargaining proposal. The survey will close on May 9th.
If you prefer, please print out the survey and submit it on paper. Give the completed survey to your site rep. or drop it off in the mail slot at the WTA office.
The Weingarten Rule
Do not talk with an administrator if you believe the conversation will be about your employment rights.
Say: "If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated, or affect my personal working conditions, I respectively request that my Association representative be present at the meeting. Without representation, I choose not to answer any questions."
I will not criticize any union colleague except to that individual directly.
If any union colleague is being criticized in my presence, I will confront the criticism and ask that it stop.
I will not participate in any conversations with management that criticize, or negatively speculate about any union colleague.
I will settle my differences with colleagues within my union.
I will engage in debate, offer others every opportunity for debate and respect minority viewpoints, but I will observe and support the majority mandate of my union.