The Neshaminy School Board announced Wednesday that it had withdrawn its entire contract offer to the Neshaminy Federation of Teachers.
According to a school board press release, the board's attorney Charles Sweet sent a letter to the NFT's attorney Thomas Jennings Tuesday advising the NFT that the board’s most recent proposal in collective bargaining was withdrawn “in its entirety” and that no offer or proposal remains on the table from the school board to the NFT as of this date.
Any new proposal from the board to the NFT will be made at a future bargaining session, district officials said.
NFT President Louis Boyd told PhillyBurbs that if you look at this move "with a ‘glass-half-full’ perspective, maybe it means they are getting to present a real offer, as we have to them.”
The board's withdrawn proposal was first offered to the union in July 2011 and was marked by a 15 percent health care contribution rate for teachers, an eight-hour work day, 190.5 days of work, and a 1 percent salary increase for each year of the agreement.