Your Voice Your Vote.
The attached Articles are what we are voting on. 
Article 1 - Agreement
Article 2 - Recognition
Article 3  - Use of Gender Terms
Article 4 - Non- Discrimination
Article 8 - Non-Unit and Hourly Employees
Article 12 - Hours of Work
Article 13 - Overtime
Article 14  - Probationary Time
Article 15 - Suspension/Discharge Cases
Article 16 - Grievance Procedure
Article 17 - No - Strike Clause
Article 19 - Illness and Injury (Sick Leave)
Article 27 - Workers' Compensation
Article 33 - Dues Deduction
Article 35 - Bulletin Board and Mail Services
Article 36 - Clothing
Article 37 - Mileage Allowance
Article 40*  - District Video Cameras and Time Clocks
*Was going to be 47 but the original 40 has been removed from the contract and is now an MOU, the MOU will also be included for your information. There is no need to vote on the MOU.
Article 43 - Union Rights
Also for your information, not to be voted on. A Side Letter of Agreement  - Return to Substitute Assignment Flexibility.

PDF icon final_article_1_-_agreement_ta_2020-2021.pdf<br>PDF icon article_3_ta_2020-2021_use_of_gender_terms.pdf
PDF icon article_4_ta_2020-2021_non-_discrimination.pdf
PDF icon article_8_ta_2020-2021_non-unit_and_hourly_employees.pdf
PDF icon article_12_ta_2020-2021_hours_of_work.pdf
PDF icon article_13_ta_2020-2021_overtime.pdf
PDF icon article_14_ta_2020-2021_probationary_period.pdf
PDF icon article_15_ta_2020-2021_suspension_discharge_cases.pdf
PDF icon article_16_ta_2020-2021_grievance_procedure.pdf
PDF icon article_17_ta_2020-2021_no-stike_clause.pdf
PDF icon article_19_ta_2020-2021_illness_and_injury_sick_leave.pdf
PDF icon article_27_ta_2020-2021_workers_compensation.pdf
PDF icon article_33_ta_2020-2021_dues_deduction.pdf
PDF icon article_35_ta_2020-2021_bulletin_board_and_mail_services.pdf
PDF icon article_36_ta_2020-2021_clothing.pdf
PDF icon article_37_ta_2020-2021_mileage_allowance.pdf
PDF icon article_47_ta_2020-2021_dostroct_voideo_cameras_and_time_clocks.pdf
PDF icon article_43_ta_2020-2021_union_rights.pdf<br>PDF icon side_letter_of_agreement_2020-2021_for_return_to_substitute_assignemnt_flexibility.pdf
PDF icon article_40_mou_2020-2021_union_security_agency_shop.pdf

Please note that some pages may not have all signatures. Due to the different methods that we had to use for signatures after it was transmitted four times electronically they were unreadable. Full signature copies will be available for viewing at the Union Hall. Negotiation Team Members will be present to answer any question that you may have. 

The time is NOW for action! Your Negotiations Team needs your help. We need to tell our stories of survival to the District.
Mark your calendars and join us for a night of SOLIDARITY! We are requesting you attend the School Board meeting on Wednesday February 2, 2022 for a Bargaining Rally. You may hold a sign and/or speak during public comment. 
Come to the Union Hall on Tuesday February 1, 2022 and make your sign and discuss talking points for your heart felt story (if you choose).

Hello USW Local 8599 Famiy, As of January 19, 2022 each family is able to order up to 4 at home COVID tests through the Biden Administration. Order your tests at 
Please see attached for all the details. 

Hello USW Local 8599 Family. Please see the attached flyers for Fontana Adult School. They have great classes. There is an oportunity to enroll (for a nominal fee) in a test prep class for the BSPA Interpreter/Translator test. Also, they offer computer skills classes. 

Hello USW Local 8599 Family, 
There are several opportunities for you to join the Education Department for Teaching Tuesdays. These classes are FREE for you to join, they are all offered virtually, keep in mind when signing up, all classes are offered on East Coast time. Please visit
Please see the attached flyer for a list of classes.  

Hello USW Local 8599 Family, 
Our voters rights are being stalled. Please help to not restrict our rights to vote. TEXT - USWRAPID  to 69866. You will receive a text from USW International to participate in sending a pre-written letter. 
Thank you, your participation is important! 
Please see attached for full details. 

Please see the attached flyer for information on the Grand Canyon University on-line available programs. Please contact Brian Arrington at 602-247-4795 with your questions. There is an 18% scholarship opportunity available. 

PDF icon 20211123102333.pdf<br>Please see the attached flyer! Thanks to Assembly Bill 2, all first time, full - time community college students will pay no tuition at local community colleges!