More Hot Topics in Labor Relations in Our Public Schools
Leonard Dietzen led a panel presentation about how to bargain during a pandemic to members of the Florida Educational Negotiators (FEN) on November 6.
The panel members gave tips on communicating with employees when not at the bargaining table and for improving morale among teachers. They also discussed some of the issues school boards are seeing with virtual / remote learning. Panel members gave advice on bargaining teacher salary increase allocations and group health plans simultaneously. In addition, panel members shared ideas on improving the substitute teacher pool in both quantity and quality.
Panel members included:
- Patrick Keegan, Charlotte County, member of FEN Board of Directors
- Doug Griffin, Broward County School District, Assistant General Counsel
- Kathy Scalise, Pasco County, FEN President