Bargaining

DCTA Bargaining Update: August 25, 2022

The DCTA bargaining team negotiated with the district for five hours last night.  Conversations were fully centered around compensation including a cost of living adjustment, step increases, extra duty pay, incentive pay/stipends and the overall salary schedule. We utilized the interest based bargaining (IBB) model...

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 DCTA Bargaining Update: August 23, 2022

The DCTA bargaining team negotiated with the district for five hours last night.  Conversations were centered around evaluations, educator voice, class sizes, caseloads, workloads and planning time. We utilized the interest based bargaining (IBB) model to facilitate today’s conversations (learn about IBB here). Here are some...

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DCTA Bargaining Update: August 17, 2022

The DCTA bargaining team negotiated with the district all day today. We utilized the interest based bargaining (IBB) model to facilitate today’s conversations. The IBB approach is different from traditional bargaining. It is meant to replace traditional positional bargaining with a process of joint problem-solving...

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DCTA Bargaining Update 8/3/22

Today the bargaining team spent several hours negotiating our master contract with the district. We are disappointed in many of the district's proposals and priorities as they do not address the direct needs of our students or educators. Some of the districts proposals from today...

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Denver Educators Continue Bargaining, Step Closer to Strike Vote

After another marathon bargaining session between the Denver Classroom Teachers Association and DPS on Friday at the Acoma Campus, teachers and SSPs rejected vehemently the proposal DPS made in the last hour of the session, moving them another step closer to a strike.   Once again, the teams met publicly to...

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What REALLY Happened at Bargaining Yesterday

This morning, Superintendent Cordova released a bargaining update for yesterday?s session. Unfortunately, even though she claims to be different than her predecessor, she tried one of his most common tactics: pushing a misleading message. With our expiration date so close, this move is both irresponsible...

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