The editorial on Glendale Schools, “Agreement must be lasting one for
union,” which appeared in the Dec. 20 edition of the Glendale News-Press,
contained incorrect information.
The facts are as follows: The Glendale Unified School District and its
employee unions have not agreed to forgo pay raises in the face of
proposed budget cuts by Gov. Gray Davis. The district is currently on
hold and awaiting the state’s decision on reductions in the current
year’s budget before giving a salary increase to employees for 2001-02.
The state Legislature has scheduled a special session in early January to
address the budget crisis.
The salary increase for Glendale Schools employees for the 2001-02
school year will be calculated by a formula negotiated between the
district and employee organizations, and it will be based on available
JAMES R. BROWN
Glendale Unified School District
Glendale Teachers Assn.
California School Employees Assn.