Solidarity Reports

 Your Weekly VUE Newsletter - The Solidarity Report

February 20, 2018 - In This Issue: Broward County; Teacher Lead Money– Deadline Approaching; Legislative Update – The Hits Keep Coming!; The 1968 Walk Out – 50 Years Later; Ever Want to Retire; Upcoming Workshops!

February 12, 2018  - In This Issue: New Tax Table Should be in your Check, but…; Help Get the Word Out – The Schools our Kids Deserve!; Help fund FirstBook; Legislative Update – The End of Public Schools?; Ever Want To Retire?; Upcoming Workshops!

February 5, 2018 - In This Issue: February is Black History Month – Remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; ERPL Survey Results; Final Bargaining Webinar Town Hall Thursday; Legislative Update – The End of Public Schools?; Textbooks Coming for Elementary Reading and Math; This Week’s Interims and ERPL; Scholarships Available for VUE members to Attend The Stetson Poverty Conference; Upcoming Workshops!

January 29, 2018 - In This Issue: When Someone Puts Up a Road Block, Find Another Road; Our Salaries Struggle – Learn More in our Bargaining Webinar Town Hall; Legislative Update – Attack on Unions; Scholarships Available for VUE members to Attend The Stetson Poverty Conference; Union Scholarships – Deadline Approaching; Upcoming Workshops!; We Have Daytona Lagoon Passes

January 22, 2018 - In This Issue: Parent & Community Forums; Members Only Webinar;  Legislative Update; Union Scholarships – Deadline Approaching; Scholarships Available for VUE members to Attend The Stetson Poverty Conference; Upcoming Workshops!; Do You Ever Want to Retire?

January 16, 2018In This Issue: Bargaining Will Start Soon – We Need to Hear from You; ERPL’s – Hoping for Much More Relevance; Legislative Update; Instructional Transfer Fair – Deadline Friday; Union Scholarships – Deadline Approaching; Upcoming Workshops!; Relatively New to Volusia County? Want to Retire in this Lifetime?

January 8, 2018 - In This Issue: Hopes and Dreams for 2018; Legislative Session Begins Tomorrow; Not a Member of the Sick Bank – Join Today and Protect Your Future; Instructional Transfer Fair; Scholarships; Upcoming ESOL and ESE Workshops!

December 18, 2017 - In This Issue: What to Do if you get Sick During the Holidays; President Spar Re-Elected as Secretary/Treasurer of the Florida AFL-CIO; VUE Office Closed During the Break; Scholarships; Save Money with VUE this Holiday Season; Upcoming ESOL and ESE Workshops!

December 11, 2017 - In This Issue: Positive Changes Coming to ERPLs; Bill Attacks Female Dominated Teachers Union; Scholarships; Save Money with VUE this Holiday Season; Upcoming ESOL and ESE Workshops!

December 4, 2017 - In This Issue: VUE Members and Class Keep Barnes and Nobles Open; DPP Deadline Approaches; Professional Learning Coming for Paras and Office Specialists; No Early Release Next 3 Wednesdays; Scholarships; Save Money with VUE this Holiday Season; Central Labor Council Toy Drive – Due WEDNESDAY; Upcoming ESOL and ESE Workshops!

November 27, 2017 - In This Issue: Know Your Contract – Leave!; Scholarships; Save Money with VUE this Holiday Season; Central Labor Council Toy Drive; Upcoming Workshops!

November 13, 2017 - In This Issue: Please Thank Our Support Staff, Parents and Substitutes This Week; Too Many Meetings!; Grievances on PLCs and ERPLs Continue; VUE Member Author Expo; Central Labor Council Toy Drive; Upcoming Workshops!; VUE Office Closed for Thanksgiving

November 6, 2017 - In This Issue: American Education Week; Our Value; Member Author Expo; DPP Reminder; Upcoming Workshops!

October 30, 2017 - In This Issue: Saving for Your Future; New Member Orientation – This Wednesday; Member Benefits – Legal Assistance; Early Release Professional Learning; Upcoming Workshops!

October 23, 2017 - In This Issue: Your Right to Union Representation; Our Membership Continues To GROW!; Steward Recognize Joy Krom for 30 Years; VSET/DPP Reminders

October 16, 2017 - In This Issue: No Meetings This Week; VUE Does Not Assist Those Who are Not Members; What Your VUE is Working On; Got Stress? Need Help with Student Behaviors? Check Out These Upcoming Classes

October 9, 2017 - In This Issue: VUE Share My Lesson; Protecting Yourself – Don’t Leave Students Unattended; New Teachers – Take the General Knowledge Test Now – Your Job Depends on it!

October 2, 2017 - In This Issue: Do we Have Leaders, Or Bosses?; Bargaining Committee Kickoff Meeting This Week – Join Us; Know Your Contract - Leave; Employee Videos Must be Show During Workday; Got Student Debt?; Instructional Pay Raises; Upcoming ESE Classes

September 25, 2017 - In This Issue: Make Up Time and Interims; Unions Helping Union Members; Grievance Filed over September 15 Comp Time; VSET Observation Cycle Pre-Conference Form; DPP – Do 2 Cycles Now!; So Called Best & Brightest – Available, but Problems; Got Student Debt?; Upcoming ESE Classes

September 18, 2017 - In This Issue: Hurricane Irma vs. Public School Proud; Need Help Recovering from Hurricane Irma?; Don’t Forget You Can Get an Interest Free Loan from Launch; Didn’t Get Text Messages from VUE During Irma?; Ever Want to Retire?; Got Student Debt?; Author’s Expo; Upcoming ESE Classes

September 5, 2017 - In This Issue: Know your Contract Support Staff – Lunch and Breaks; Know your Contract Instructional Staff– Lunch; How Did the Professional Development Day Go?; Ever Consider Running for Office?; Author’s Expo; Upcoming ESE Classes

August 28, 2017 - In This Issue: Know your Contract Support Staff - Overtime; Know your Contract Instructional Staff– Planning!; Friday’s Professional Development (Learning) Day; Ever Consider Running for Office?; FEA Delegate Assembly – Nominations Due Friday; VUE Stewards Attend Training

August 21, 2017 -  In This Issue: Here we GROW!; Texting Students Could Lead to losing your Certificate and Job!; Social Media and Your Students; Interest Free Loan for All Members; Check Out Last Week’s Solidarity Report; FEA Delegate Assembly

August 14, 2017 - In This Issue: Ask a Colleague to Join TODAY!; Instructional Staff – How was Pre-Planning?; Sick Leave Bank – Don’t go Without!; Open Enrollment Ends Thursday at 5 PM; Interest Free Loan for All Members; Join the Bargaining Committee; Getting to know You; Reminder on Pay Raises; The DPP Change You Need to Know

August 8, 2017 In This Issue: Welcome to the 2017-18 School year!!; Open Enrollment - Important Information; Pre-Planning Requirements; Interest Free Loan for All Members; Join the Bargaining Committee; Where Our Members Have Gone this Summer; Getting to know You; Pay Raises Here or Coming?