Kansas officials quash Shawnee Mission teacher contract
February 16, 2020
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department of Labor on Friday ordered the Shawnee Mission School District to stop enforcing its labor contract with teachers after finding the district wrongly imposed a three-year contract that wasn't negotiated.
The department's ruling said the three-year contract was not a good-faith negotiation and was done to interfere with the teachers' rights., television station KMBC reported. The teachers union and school district have typically had year-to-year deals, but the school board unilaterally ordered a three-year deal to be put in place in January....