The grievance filed with the district by ASK ESP on behalf of Special Program Instructional Assistants has been resolved! Please view the file titled "Closure Letter_Work Hours' Reduction Grievance_8.27.13" under "Member Resources" for written verification from Ken Parshall, Assistant Superintendent, that the indicated...
By now you should have received your insurance packet from the Salem-Keizer Public School District.  If you have not, please contact the District – Human Resource Department at 503.399.3061.  August 15, 2013 through September 15, 2013 is Open Enrollment Season.  Please note:  September 15th falls on a Sunday therefore DO...
Our local union, ASK ESP, is committed to increasing member participation and strengthening our member network through educating our members and nonmembers; organizing around essential issues; having representation and voices heard at RA meetings; and having building representatives at all work sites.
There are ten Representative Meetings scheduled for the 2013-2014 school year. Click on the "Calendar" tab on the left sidebar to make note of the meeting dates. Members who come to every meeting can earn back their ASK ESP dues. It's a great way to stay involved with current issues. (Plus, getting a check in the amount of your ASK...
ASK ESP has come across this letter (see attachment below) from the District dated July 23, 2013, asking principals to reinstate hours to our instructional assistants. We have a meeting scheduled with Ken Parshall, Assistant Superintendent, for Wednesday, August 7th, 2013. One of the agenda items will certainly be this letter. Hopefully our...
Message from Leslie Harper-Lindberg, ASK ESP President:   Nancy, Roxann and I had a lengthy transition meeting with Kathryn Nove on July 22nd.  Among the items we discussed was the issue of the cut hours for our instructional assistants.  As our prior posting stated, we have filed a grievance because the Association believes the...
Just a reminder that the Association filed a grievance on behalf of the Instructional Assistants who are facing cut hours. We filed the grievance on June 20th, 2013, expecting a response from the District by July 5th. Because of the Fourth of July and the OEA office being closed on July 5th, we gave the District a grace period of two days, BUT we...
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