UFT Wants Mediation With City
January 13th, 2012
The United Federation of Teachers is holding a press conference at 3:15 p.m today to announce that it asking the state labor board to mediate talks with the city because of the breakdown over teacher evaluation talks and the Mayor’s insistence in his State of the State speech that he will unilaterally move forward with a teacher evaluation system in low performing schools. Here is the full press release:
Teachers Union Asks State to
Order Mediation in Evaluation Talks
UFT seeks order from state labor board that would
force city to take part in mandatory mediation
on new teacher evaluation system
UFT President Michael Mulgrew holds news conference to announce that in the wake of the cityís walking out of negotiations on a new teacher evaluation system, the union has filed an impasse petition with the stateís Public Employment Relations Board (PERB).† If PERB finds that an impasse exists, it will appoint a mediator and force the city to participate in attempts to resolve the issue.
WHEN:†††††††††† Friday, January 13, 2012††††† 3:† 15 p.m.
WHERE:†††††††† 52 Broadway, 2nd floorBy David King on January 13, 2012, 2:51 pm
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