August 3, 2022
Dear EASL Bargaining Unit Member,
Please find attached a summary of the Letters of Understanding (LOU’s) between the St. Lucie County School Board and the Education Association of St. Lucie along with the signed LOU’s. These signed agreements include Compensation and Benefits for 2022-23.
The ratification vote will take place on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at the Education Association of St. Lucie office at 371 East Midway Road in Ft. Pierce. The Letters of Understanding (LOU’s) and summaries are attached. They will also be available on our website at www.EASL3616.org, at our office, or on our Facebook page.
Voting will take place ONLY on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. All eligible bargaining unit members may vote between 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and must bring picture ID. The polls will close at 7:00 p.m. and no one will be allowed to join the voting lines after that time. Anyone in line at 7:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote. Bargaining unit members wishing to vote an absentee ballot, if not able to do so on the date of the ratification, may do so by coming to the Education Association of St. Lucie’s office during the office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday August 15th and Tuesday August 16th to cast a ballot. We are planning to conduct the ratification using a drive-thru process, weather permitting, on the day of the ratification vote only.
Ballots cannot be sent to you by mail or interoffice mail.
To be eligible to vote, you must be part of the Education Association of St. Lucie bargaining unit which means you are either instructional, professional technical/specialized (I.T., area transportation manager, OT/PT, etc.) or are an education support personnel (non-instructional staff including clerical, paraprofessionals, aides, cafeteria and custodial managers, etc.) You do not have to be a member of the union to vote but you must be represented by the bargaining unit.
You may not vote if you are an executive secretary, custodial or cafeteria staff under CWA
bargaining unit, full/part-time subs, and those employees who are not part of the defined
The CTA/CU Executive Board and Elections Committee