Sunday, March 30, 2014

Contract talks resume in Anoka-Hennepin on Monday

COON RAPIDS, Minn. March 30, 2014 - The negotiating team for Anoka Hennepin Education Minnesota has agreed to resume contract talks with the district starting at 5 p.m. Monday, March 31.

The next bargaining session was requested by the Anoka-Hennepin district negotiations team. It will be held at the offices of the state Bureau of Mediation Services.

AHEM will update the media on the results of the talks on Tuesday morning via email and on our negotations website,

AHEM remains committed to negotiating a fair contract for its 2,800 members. However, a strike authorization vote is scheduled for April 17.

“We don’t have any details about the district’s new proposal may be, but we are looking forward to learning about it and working toward an affordable settlement that is good for our members and our students,” said Julie Blaha, president of Anoka Hennepin Education Minnesota.