AFT Local 420 formalizes new contract with St. Louis Public Schools


AFT Local 420, the union representing St. Louis Public Schools (SLPS) teachers and support personnel, has formalized a Memorandum of Understanding with the district that includes significant raise, protects benefits – including those for substitute teachers – and raises the wage for all workers to a minimum of $15-an-hour. Signing onto the agreement are (seated from left) AFT Local 420 President Ray Cummings and SLPS Board of Education (BOE) President Dr. Joyce Roberts, with (back row, from left) Local 420 1st Vice President Steve Hill and SLPS BOE Vice President Donna Jones. Local 420 extended special recognition to the negotiating team and District for reaching an agreement under unprecedentedly difficult circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic. – Byron Clemens/AFT Local 420 photo



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