News & Updates
This Christmas season, North Dakota United is offering movie tickets at a discounted rate to our members in the Bismarck area. Tickets to the movies are always a great stocking stuffer. Buy them now: $8.25 for tickets to the Grand Theatres, or $7.00 each for tickets to Carmike Theaters in Bismarck.
Mandan, ND -- Over $7,000 worth of food and supplies will be donated to families in need this Christmas season, courtesy of Mandan Education Association members and a grant from the Mandan Walmart.
Burleigh County District Court Judge Bruce Haskell decided this morning (Dec. 8, 2014) that the Bismarck School District breached the negotiated agreement by refusing to arbitrate a grievance with Scott Gefroh a member of the Bismarck Education Association. Horizon Middle School teacher Gefroh can now move forward with the BEA and his battle over payment for sick days he was denied by the District.
North Dakota United is carrying on a long-standing tradition of the North Dakota Public Employees Association -- The Month of Money!
North Dakota United President Nick Archuleta gives very high marks to Governor Jack Dalrymple’s 2015 Executive Budget.
“A new proposal offering state funding for early childhood education is an excellent first step for providing Pre-K children in North Dakota with an excellent start to their education,” said North Dakota United President Nick Archuleta. But he added, “It has to be a first step.”
On Dec. 2, 2014 the Interim North Dakota Government and Finance Committee passed Bill Draft 176 by an 8-5 favorable vote. This bill would shut down the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System (NDPERS) Defined Benefit plan to new hires. “The cost of this bill would be extremely expensive,” said ND United President Nick Archuleta. “We need to monitor this bill closely and make sure a secure retirement remains for all public employees.”
North Dakota United (NDU) would like to congratulate all of our recommended legislative candidates in the 2014 General Election who went on to win in the November election.
Each week we will feature a new video from our members to our new and potential members. Follow the link to watch and enjoy.
Attorney Michael Geiermann, NDU General Counsel, and NDU Staff will discuss North Dakota law around the topic of workforce harassment and bullying and how those issues can be addressed in the worksite. Participants will have the opportunity to talk about specific local issues with Mike and Staff. All employees—teachers, support professionals, state/county/public employees and higher education are welcome!