Bargaining Updates


Upcoming Bargaining Dates

August 8

3:30 p.m.

Harbour View Elementary

nothing agreed to, discussed changes to classroom visits-section 6.32 and extended school day-section 6.172.

August 17

Forest High School

4:00 p.m.

August 25th

Dr. NH Jones

4:00 p.m.




Early Voting:

August 13, 2022 to August 20, 2022, 10 AM to 6 PM

Mail Ballot Request Deadline: August 13, 2022 by 5 PM

Mail ballots must be received by the Supervisor of Elections office by 7 PM Election Day to be counted

Election Day: August 23, 2022 - Polls open 7 AM to 7 PM


NCFCLC (Which we are proud members of)


School Board Seat 3: Eric Cummings

County Court Judge-1: LeAnn Mackey-Barnes

County Court Judge -2: Dual Endorsement

Lori Cotton

William Harris


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A Voice On The Job

Union workers have the right to negotiate with their employer over wages, hours, benefits and working conditions. Without a union, management makes all the decisions alone.

Strength In Numbers

Union workers negotiate and organize for improvements as a unified group instead of as individuals. When we work together, this collective force translates into more power and a better chance of getting our voices heard.

Protection & Support

Union workers need the assurance that our workplace rights, including health and safety conditions, are being upheld and monitored and ensure the ability to challenge any unfair or questionable decisions or action.


Union workers join, not because we’re against our employer, but because we want to improve our jobs by joining with co-workers to gain greater respect and control over our worksite and employment.

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The reports of severe staffing shortages in our schools keep coming. In districts throughout the state, there aren’t enough people to teach, transport, feed and otherwise care for Florida’s students. At the start of August, the Florida Education Association (FEA) counted nearly 9,000 advertised vacancies in our public schools. The vacancies should have decreased by half or more by October, but a recent recount showed they have edged up ...
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