TITLE

Arbitrator Faults Buffalo District Over Switch to Single Insurer

AUTHOR(S)
Gewertz, Catherine
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Education Week;11/1/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on an order to the Buffalo, New York school district by an arbitrator to let its employees choose among several health insurance plans. The district's alleged consolidation of health-care coverage without the consent of the teacher's union is described as an abuse of power that hijacked the rights of individual teachers to choose a health insurer. The Buffalo Teachers Federation called the ruling a major victory.
ACCESSION #
23096941

 

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