Another 5F Tentative Agreement Inked
In the midst of fiscal and re-opening uncertainty and with 11 expiring contracts in the 5F Allegan County Coordinating Council...another Tentative Agreement has been hammered out - eight in all! There are three local associations still actively at work for our members in Fennville and Wayland. Send them some union love and a big pot of coffee (and maybe a few Tylenol).
Settled are Allegan E, Allegan AESA E/ESP (language only), Hopkins E, Martin E, Otsego E, Otsego ESP, Plainwell E, Wayland M.
Your associations all consult extensively with me and with on-staff MEA specialists in the areas of bargaining, economics, insurance, legislation, retirement, attorneys, and school/education finance -- all on-staff and at their disposal.
The teams you sent to the table this year were determined, prepared, and knowledgeable. They squeezed out the best agreements and calendars possible and I couldn't be more proud of them.