Category Archives: Legal News

Teacher Tax Deduction Eliminated in GOP Tax Plan

Watch WHEA President Theresa McKeown speak about the GOP plan on WTNH:  http://wtnh.com/2017/11/13/teacher-tax-deduction-eliminated-in-gop-tax-plans/ and from the CEA Blog:  https://blogcea.org/2017/11/13/teachers-join-senator-blumenthal-in-opposition-to-gop-tax-plan/ and on the CEA Facebook page.

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CEA, Teachers, Students, Parents, and Municipalities Take the State to Court to Prevent $557 Million in Education Funding Cuts

CEA, Teachers, Students, Parents, and Municipalities Take the State to Court to Prevent $557 Million in Education Funding Cuts Lawsuit filed in Hartford Superior Court says executive order violates state law   Read the Press Release Here  

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Your Weingarten Rights

Your Weingarten Rights Your Weingarten Rights Every member of WHEA (or any union for that matter) has the right to have union representation at certain kinds of meetings.  The Weingarten rights are named after the Supreme Court case bearing that … Continue reading

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Restraint and Seclusion Laws

FAQs Restraint May 2016 Detailed guidance document prepared by the SDE New Restraint and Seclusion Law

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Changes to Master’s Degree Requirement for New Teachers

The master’s degree requirement that went into effect on 7/1/16 only applies to teachers seeking certification for the first time in CT. All those who are currently certified are grandfathered. The SDE has not yet issued a statement about what … Continue reading

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