Life insurance isn’t a topic anyone enjoys contemplating, but it’s a responsible step to safeguard your family’s future. Our members enjoy complimentary life insurance coverage, providing vital protection for your loved ones in case of the unexpected. This coverage assists with significant financial responsibilities like mortgages, college expenses, and end-of-life costs. While we sincerely hope
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Meet Andrea Cisneros, a JESPA member and Colorado’s ESP of the Year nominee, whose tireless advocacy for healthy school meals and community organizing has garnered national recognition.
What is the Educators Employment Liability (EEL) Program? The EEL program is a professional liability insurance program which is a benefit of membership. The program is totally dues-funded; members pay no separate fee. It is designed to protect association members from personal financial liability for most incidents arising out of their educational employment activities or
Are you an Education Support Professional (ESP) at Jeffco Public Schools, searching for a way to enhance your career and contribute to a better future? Look no further – joining the Jeffco Education Support Professionals Association (JESPA) is the key to unlocking your potential and driving positive change in your workplace! Here are the top 10 reasons why becoming a JESPA member isn’t just beneficial for you, but for the broader workforce, your students, and our community!
While we had several great wins with new contract language and wage schedules, the district fought many of the transformative changes we had advocated for, including vital issues such as livable wages, adequate staffing, improved health benefits, and an end to outsourcing. While we feel the weight of this disappointment, it only fuels our resolve to fight harder for the rights and demands that remain unmet.
The JESPA General Membership meeting will be held on Thursday, June 22nd. At this meeting, we will review the tentative agreement reached in bargaining and open for ratification.
We will also hold a bargaining debrief and strategy/planning session prior to the General Membership meeting. This debrief will be to review this year’s bargaining as a whole and to help establish our next steps.
Here are some common questions and answers and an example of a condensed wage schedule vs the current timeline with gaps to illustrate potential lost earnings due to the number of years and the gaps between steps. What is a wage schedule? The ESP wage schedule in JEFFCO forecast’s career growth for every ESP job
Collective bargaining refers to the process by which employers and employees negotiate the terms and conditions of employment, including wages, benefits, working hours, and other aspects of the work environment. It is a way for workers to have a say in their working conditions and to improve their economic and social well-being.
On Thursday the JESPA Bargaining team met with the district to exchange bargaining proposals and share our vision for thriving schools. After multiple surveys and an in person bargaining workshop, the JESPA team brought the membership’s top priorities to the table: Staffing, Benefits and Wages. Here are some highlights of JESPA’s proposal: $20/hr starting wages
Join us for our annual membership meeting and bargaining kick-off happening Saturday, February 11th at 9am-11am. We’ll be discussing our collective bargaining priorities and strategy as we prepare for the upcoming bargaining season. Members are currently filling out the second of two surveys and data from the surveys will be shared at the meeting for