SOMERVILLE, MA — The School Board and the Somerville Paraprofessionals Unit C Teachers Association C reached an interim agreement this week on a three-year contract. The agreement must be ratified by the unions and the school committee and came after months of negotiations between the two parties. Visit our School Spring website to learn more about current job opportunities in Somerville Public Schools and apply. General principles are that a court will generally not verify an arbitrator`s decision for most errors, either fact or law. Concerned minority educators from Worcester v. School Comm. De Worcester, 392 Mass. 184 , 187-188 (1984), and cited cases. Everett v. Teamsters Local 380, 18 Mass. App. Ct.
137 , 139 (1984). This may be a question of the applicability of the general principles if, as here, the arbitrator`s decision rests exclusively on what the arbitrator considers to be the imperative effect of a statute. See Alexander v. Gardner-Denver Co., 415 U.S. 36, 56-57 (1974); It`s school. Hanover v. Curry, 3 Mass. About 151 , 156 (1975); Blue Hills Regional Dist.
It`s the com. v. Flight, 10 Mass. Ca. Ct. 459, 467-468 (1980), s.C 383 Mass. 642 (1981). In any event, we believe that the arbitrator`s interpretation of Section 16 is correct.
The teacher`s choice of HMO coverage with a family plan would result in his wife (and all children) being treated in both the compensation plan and the HMO plan, in violation of the simple provisions of the statute. [Note 1] The legal purpose of preventing the HMO option from incurring additional costs to the state employer is evident in Section 16: [Note 2] see Hemman v. Harvard Community The Somerville School Committee and the Somerville Teachers Association (STA) Paraprofessionals Unit C reached an attempt agreement yesterday on a 3-year contract that reflects the City and District`s commitment to equity and the important role that Paraprofessionals play in our schools supporting and working with teachersroom class. The provisional agreement must be ratified by the members of the Union and the school committee. The final offer came after months of negotiations to reach a responsible and sustainable budget agreement, acceptable to all parties. Join the team and be part of a vibrant and progressive multicultural community. Thank you for your interest in joining our professional team. “For many months, the school board and City officials have publicly declared our support for a paraprofessional pay scale that begins at $25,000 per year,” said school board chair Carrie Normand. “The offer reflects the values of the Community, the importance of preserving educational programs for students and the full share of para-professionals in our school system. We are pleased to improve the working conditions of our employees, who go beyond the boundaries for our students every day and will continue to do so during the COVID 19 pandemic. Teachers who are new to Somerville Public Schools receive an experienced mentor who helps them navigate Somerville`s public schools, our curriculum and teaching tools.
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