Cairo Association of Teachers - Contract



2014-2017 CONTRACT
TABLE OF CONTENTS



ARTICLE I - RECOGNITION



ARTICLE II - EMPLOYEE AND ASSOCIATION RIGHTS

2.1 - Rights of Representation

2.2 - Personnel File

2.3 - Right to Organize

2.4 - Meetings, Notices, and General Information

2.5 - Dues Deduction

2.6 - Employee Orientation

2.7 - Employee Evaluation - Per State Statute

2.8 - Credit Union Deduction

2.9 - School Board Policy

2.10 - Selection of Teacher Aides

2.11 - School Calendar

2.12 - Pupil Discipline

2.13 - Interruption of Instruction

2.14 - Rules and Regulations Governing Employees

2.15 - Grades

2.16 - Requisition Policy

2.17 - Sub-Contracting

2.18 - Classroom Reimbursement



ARTICLE III - EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS

3.1 - Notification of Assignment

3.2 - Definition of Vacancy

3.3 - Notification of Vacancies and Promotions

3.4 - Voluntary Staff Transfer

3.5 - Conformity With Agreement

3.6 - Internal Substitution

3.7 - Accounting of Sick Days

3.8 - Involuntary Transfer

3.9 - "Traveling" Teachers

3.10 - Class Size

3.11 - Working Conditions

3.12 - Instructional Facilities

3.13 - Faculty Meetings

3.14 - Lunch Supervision

3.15 - Dispensing of Medicine

3.16 - Weekly Lesson Plans

3.17 - Substitute / Emergency Plans



ARTICLE IV - EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION/FRINGE BENEFITS

4.1 - Salary

4.2 - Pay Days - School Not In Session

4.3 - Payroll Installments

4.4 - Direct Deposit

4.5 - Supplemental Jobs - Added to Salary Schedule (See Appendix E)

4.6 - Extra Duty Ball Game Work

4.7 - Supplemental Jobs - Payroll Procedures

4.8 - Retirement

4.9 - Insurance

4.10 - School Detention

4.11 - Homebound Tutoring

4.12 - Perfect Attendance Incentive

4.13 - Mileage

4.14 - Holidays

4.15 - Tuition Payment and Reimbursement

4.16 - Paycheck Errors

4.17 - Advancement on Salary Schedule

4.18 - Extra Duty

4.19 - Inoculations

4.20 - Early Retirement Incentive (ERI) / Early Retirement Option (ERO)

4.21 - Coaches - Meal Money

4.22 - Term Life Insurance

4.23 - Workshop Attendance

4.24 - Severance Pay

4.25 - Retirement Distribution



ARTICLE V - LEAVES

5.1 - Sick Leave

5.2 - Personal Leave

5.3 - Professional Leave

5.4 - Leaves of Absence

5.5 - Association Leave

5.6 - Military Leave

5.7 - Assault, Accident, or Injury Leave

5.8 - Pooling of Sick Leave



ARTICLE VI - GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

Definition of Grievance

Step One

Step Two

Step Three

Rules

Costs

Meeting Time

Class Grievance

Grievance Withdrawal



ARTICLE VII - NEGOTIATIONS PROCEDURE



ARTICLE VIII - REDUCTION IN FORCE



ARTICLE IX - FAIR SHARE



ARTICLE X - EFFECT OF AGREEMENT

10.1 - Full and Complete Understanding

10.2 - Limitations

10.3 - Individual Contracts

10.4 - Savings Clause

10.5 - No-Strike

10.6 - Term of Agreement

10.7 - No Reprisal/Litigation



Witnessed



APPENDIX A, B, C - TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULES



APPENDIX D - EXTRA DUTY SALARY SCHEDULE

Athletics

Non-Athletics



MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT



MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING