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BCPS Teachers Ratify Collective Bargaining Agreement

Friday, November 15, 2013
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) teachers support the Collective Bargaining Agreement reached last month between BCPS and the Broward Teachers Union (BTU).  Results of the ratification vote are as follows:
 
  • Yes Votes (approve ratification) –    4,020 (82.7 percent)
  • No Votes (against ratification) –          839 (17.3 percent)
 
The ratified Collective Bargaining Agreement is subject to approval by the School Board of Broward County, Florida.
 
“We appreciate the support of our teachers in ratifying the collective bargaining agreement.  Broward County is truly fortunate to have such dedicated and committed educators working on behalf of our students,” said Superintendent Robert W. Runcie. 
 
The School Board of Broward County, Florida will vote on the ratified Collective Bargaining Agreement on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, during its scheduled meeting (time certain at 10:30 a.m.).
 
For more information on the ratified Collective Bargaining Agreement, visit:
http://browardschools.com/News-And-Events/News/Broward-County-Public-Schools-and-the-Broward-Teac.
 
To view answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the ratified Collective Bargaining Agreement, visit:
http://www.browardschools.com/SiteMedia/Docs/Info/Frequently-Asked-Questions-Ratification-of-Collective-Barg.pdf.
 
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