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Updated June 4, 2018

 

Weingarten Rights

 

Fingerprinting Information

 

Employee Rights and Responsibilities News Letter

 

Sick Leave Bank Language

 

WEA BJ's Membership Letter

 

Donation Request Form

 

WEA General Membership Meeting 2018

WEA Executive Meeting May 2018

WEA Executive Meeting April 2018

WEA Executive Meeting March 2018

 

 

Meeting Archives

 

 

Educator Evaluation System

One of the major education policy events of the past year was the establishment of a new educator evaluation framework for teachers and administrators in MA.

 

Some Notes on Retirement

Our state pension plan is being criticized by the public as too costly. In actuality, it costs the government less than if we paid social security. We put approximately 85% of our own money into our retirement, and the state puts in 15% - so compared to 401ks that pay 50% or match funds, 15% isn't very much.

Here are the details.

Read more about such myths regarding unions.......

The truth about teacher pensions in Massachusetts - teachers fund up to 95% of their own pension.

Tension over pensions - more facts

Get it from the source - Massachusetts budget and Policy Center