Monday night the Representative Council Leaders of FTA voted unanimously to empower our Executive Board to authorize a general membership meeting for the purpose of a
! (see video below
The FTA Executive Board will set the date, time & location for the membership Strike Vote if the district fails to reach agreement with FTA through the mediation process. The next mediation session is scheduled for Wednesday, September 6
and the next FTA Executive Board meeting is set for that same week.
FTA is also launching
. We will work with our site Rep's and other member leaders to host FTA membership meetings at schools sites and invite parents to join the meetings. During the meetings we will give parents an update on the potential strike, explain how they can help, and provide them with a Strike FAQ for Parents.
Finally, we are wearing our
Stand with Students t-shirts or any blue shirt as a sign of solidarity with our colleagues one day per week. We will continue to do so until we settle a fair contract with FUSD. Remember this is just one visible way to let the district know that we stand united as professional educators.