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Important Dates,

The Deadline for Spring Lane Change/Salary adjustment is February 15th. All appropriate paperwork must be received by this date. Remember, it is your responsibility to verify the accuracy of your step and lane. Access important HR information by clicking HERE.


Unit A Negotiation Team is Set to Go!

Thank you to everyone who voted! The Westborough Education Association’s Unit A Negotiation Team is:

Matt Huse (WHS)
Patti Lessard (Gibbons)
Bill Parsons (President)
Bonnie Ross (Hastings)
Deana Solomonides (WECC)

(view voting results on the voting/election page)

MTRS member news

“rEADY FOR rETIREMENT” SEMINARS COMING SOON

—please spread the word! In November and December, we will be presenting our popular “Ready for Retirement” seminar at several locations across the Commonwealth.

Please remind your soon-to-be-retiring employees that we’re offering this program—and that this is a prime opportunity for them to get answers to their questions about the retirement process.

“Ready for Retirement” is a free, optional, two-hour program
(4-6 p.m.) designed for MTRS members in Tier 1 (established membership before April 2, 2012) who are retiring in 2020. Topics include: the retirement application process and the benefit calculation formula, timelines and service expectations, first payment information, health insurance, tax and working after retirement issues, and cost-of-living adjustments after you retire.

Personalized account information and pension estimates are not offered during these sessions.

The program will be offered at these locations and online registration is required. The program will be offered at 9 locations and online registration is required.
NORTONTuesday, November 5; Norton Middle School auditorium
SOUTH YARMOUTHThursday, November 7; Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School auditorium
WOBURNTuesday, November 12; Woburn Memorial High School auditorium
PEABODYWednesday, November 13; Peabody Veterans Memorial High School auditorium
AUBURNThursday, November 14; Auburn High School auditorium
CHARLESTOWNWednesday, November 20; MTRS Main Office, Presentation Room, 2nd Floor
NORTHAMPTON-
JUST ADDED
Thursday, November 21; Northampton High School auditorium
HANOVERTuesday, December 3; Hanover High School auditorium
WILBRAHAM
JUST ADDED
Tuesday, December 3; Minnechaug Regional High School auditorium

Register

Can’t Attend? Watch the “Your MTRS Benefits Video Series”

Executive Board Elections this Spring!

The Westborough Education Association (WEA) election for the following positions:

Unit A President (teachers)
Unit B President (paras)
Unit C President (secretaries)
Unit D President (tutors)

Unit A Positions:
First Vice President
Second Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Membership Chair

Building Reps:
2 for each building, including the WECC

Elections will take place on noon Wednesday, May 29, 2019 through noon Thursday, May 30, 2019.

The duties and responsibilities of the officers are outlined in the WEA Constitution. All potential candidates should refer to the Constitution to familiarize themselves with these responsibilities before submitting their name for consideration. You can find a copy of the Constitution on the of the Westborough Education Association website at https://westborougheducators.wordpress.com/about/wea-constitution/.

Interested parties seeking office should submit their names and background information to Andrew McIntyre, Chair of the Nominations and Elections Committee, before May 14, 2019.

The Nominations and Elections Committee is comprised of the WEA Building Representatives.

Andrew McIntyre
Chair, Nominations and Elections Committee
WHS
androojmcintyre@gmail.com

The voting results are moved to the voting/elections page

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