1-14. Periods for UNION and Local School Council Business
1-14.1. UNION Delegates.
All UNION delegates shall be provided with one additional forty-minute or the length of a class period, whichever is longer, duty-free period per month during which time they shall conduct UNION business, including, but not limited to, the investigation of professional problems and grievances, development of Professional Problems Committee agendas, distribution of bona fide Union materials and maintenance of the UNION bulletin board. UNION delegates shall be permitted to combine their monthly duty-free periods to be released to attend UNION-conducted training and professional development. In addition, city-wide delegates shall be provided with two forty-minute periods each school year, one per each city-wide in-service day, during which time they shall be allowed to conduct Union business.
1-14.2. Teacher Representatives on Local School Councils.
Teacher representatives on the Local School Council shall be provided with one additional forty-minute or the length of a class period, whichever is longer, duty-free period per month during which time they shall conduct Local School Council business.