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GNA Bargaining Conference


The 2016 GNA Bargaining Workgroup is excited to announce that we are hosting another Bargaining Conference. The conference will be presented by you, the active leaders, with the IEA staff there to assist. Last year’s Bargaining Conference was a great success with over 110 participants. This year, we have a great line up of new topics that will be presented by members and leaders this year.
Cost: $50 per local (if your Region has not contributed) with no limit on the number of attendees.
When: January 7th, 2017
Time: 9:15 am – 1:50 pm
Where: NIU Hoffman Estates, 5555 Trillium Blvd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
What we need: Please promote this event with your membership and RSVP below.  The cost is $50 per local if your Region has not sponsored regionally. If you have any questions please contact your UniServ Director or Kevin Bennett at kevin.bennett@ieanea.org.

Thank you for your support in making the 2017 GNA Bargaining Conference another huge success.

In Solidarity.

Please RSVP at bit.ly/GNABargaining17.

 Agenda and Schedule

 9:15am – 10am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

10am – 10:50am
Room 1 – Retirement Bumps – Presented by the Mundelein Education Association
Room 2 – Salary Schedules – Presented by the Kaneland Elementary Education Association
Room 3 – CEC: What They Do To Help Your Local – Presented by the Rockford Education Association
Room 4 – Intro to Becoming an IEA Qualified Bargainer – Facilitated by Crystal Bush, IEA Intern

11am – 11:50am
Room 1 – Two Tiers: Lessons Learned – Presented by the Arlington Heights Education Association
Room 2 – PERA: Adding Student Growth into Your Appraisal Plan – Presented by the Schaumburg Education Association
Room 3 – IMRF – Presented by IMRF Representatives
Room 4 – Bargaining Higher Ed Contracts: A Panel Discussion – Facilitated by Crystal Bush, IEA Intern.

Lunch – Noon – 12:50 – Let’s build power

1:00 – 1:50pm –
Room 1 – 403(b) Presentation – Presented by the Kildeer Education Association and Stevenson Education Association
Room 2 – School Nurses: This Is How Things Are Supposed to Be – Presented by representatives from the Illinois School Nurse Association
Room 3 – Membership Engagement – Presented by the Wauconda Education Association

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