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Apr 18 – CalSTRS Retirement Seminar-Reserve Your Spot

*Second Seminar Added Due to Demand*
Reserve Your Spot! – April 18, 2019
CalSTRS Retirement Seminar 

Since our January, 2019, Seminar is now “Sold Out” we have scheduled a second date for this popular CalSTRS Retirement Seminar.

Whether you are ready now or might be in a full years, being fully apprised of your retirement benefits is critical.

TALB is hosting an informative Retirement Seminar presented by Rose Luna of CALSTRS.

Don’t wait to RSVP. This seminar fills up FAST.  RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time:  4:30pm to 6:00pm
Where:  TALB Offices –   4362 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach

RSVP Here

Jan 24 – CalSTRS Retirement Seminar-Reserve Your Spot

Reserve Your Spot! – Jan. 24, 2019
CalSTRS Retirement Seminar 

Whether you are ready now or might be in a full years, being fully apprised of your retirement benefits is critical.

TALB is hosting an informative Retirement Seminar presented by CALSTRS.

Don’t wait to RSVP. This seminar fills up FAST.  RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Date: Thursday, January 24
Time:  4:30pm to 6:00pm
Where:  TALB Offices –   4362 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach

RSVP Here

TALB Bargaining Update – September, 2018

TALB Bargaining Update for September, 2018

TALB and District bargaining teams met on Thursday, September 13, 2018.  This year we will be reviewing and amending the entire contract.  The teams will meet again Thursday, September 27th and have scheduled the following meeting dates:

October 12
October 14
November 16
December 3
December 14

TALB Bargaining Team Members are:

Corrin Hickey – Lakewood HS – Bargaining Chair
John Solomon – MacArthur ES
Kevin Quinn – Edison ES
Marc Ennen – Newcomb K-8
Maritza Summers – Mann ES
Gerry Morrison – McBride HS
Donna Gerren – Roosevelt ES and Herrera ES
Sybill Baldwin – CDC
Maria Garcia _ Head Start

TALB Special Election! – Info for Candidates and Voters

TALB 2018 Special Election is Coming Up

TALB is conducting a Special Election to fill open positions in TALB leadership.

There are three vacancies on the TALB Executive Board.  They are:  Cabrillo Area Elementary Director; Jordan Area Elementary Director; and Millikan Secondary Director.  There is also a vacancy to represent TALB on CTA State Council.

This is a terrific opportunity for TALB members to make a difference.  Our Elections Committee will be meeting soon to develop candidacy forms, procedures and timelines for this election.

Deadline for candidates to declare and complete forms is 4:30 pm, Friday Oct 5.

Voting will take place October 23 through 4:30pm on November 2nd.

Information for candidates and voters is available in the Forms & Documents section of the website.

Nov 7 – Financial Planning for Retirement

Financial Planning for Your Retirement

TALB members are invited to a free presentation to learn about:

  • What Teachers And Staff Need To Know To Maximize Retirement Income
  • Understanding Your CalSTRS & CalPERS Benefits
  • How To Coordinate Benefits With Your Spouse/Social Security
  • Are You Getting The Most Out Of your Current 403(b)?
  • How To Plan For Social Security WEP & GPO
  • Which Survivor Option Should You Choose?

This is a general informational workshop. No specific products will be discussed. No sales presentation will be made.

Date:  Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm
Where:  TALB offices  4362 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach

Presented by:  Juan Vargas, Investment Advisor Representative
12277 Apple Valley Rd #193, Apple Valley, CA 92308  909-239-6773

RSVP here to insure your space

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PLEASE NOTE:  This presentation is about financial planning for your retirement years and is presented by an investment advisor representative. This is not the CalSTRS Retirement Seminar presented by the CalSTRS representative.  For information about the CalSTRS Retirement Seminar scheduled for January 24, 2019  CLICK HERE


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Nov 8 – Estate Planning Presentation for TALB Members

Estate Planning Basics
Are you prepared?

TALB members are invited to a free presentation to learn about:

  • Basic estate planning and its importance
  • Differences between a Living Trust and a Will
  • The importance of having an advance healthcare directive and durable power of attorney.
  • How to nominate a guardian for your minor children.
  • Ways to protect your loved ones from squandering their inheritance
  • The importance of ensuring that your parents have an estate plan

Presented by local attorney, Melinda Ellis, who has practiced in the area of Estate Planning, Trusts, and Probate for over 13 years.

Ms. Ellis will be available after the presentation for questions regarding estate planning, as well as probate and conservatorships.

Date:  Thursday, November 8, 2018
Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Where:  TALB offices  4362 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach

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RSVP here to insure your space.

The Law Office of Melinda Ellis is not endorsed by TALB, CTA or NEA.

 

Supreme Court Janus Decision Announced

US Supreme Court Announces Decision in Janus v AFSCME

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 the Supreme Court announced it’s decision in the Janus v. AFSCME case.  This important case has a direct impact on you as a TALB member.  

TALB members may find more information about the decision here.

Tentative Agreement Voting Results: Yes 96.3%/No 3.7%

TALB Bargaining Update for March 30, 2018 – Tentative Agreement Voting Results

Voting for ratification of the Tentative Agreement has been completed and the results are posted below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to download a printable copy of the voting results.

 

TALB Site Rep Elections for 2018-19

It’s time for TALB Site Rep Elections for 2018-19.

Now is the time for each site to hold its TALB Site Representative Elections for 2018-19.

Elections must be completed and Rep Election paperwork is due to TALB by May 31st, 2018.

Download Rep Council Election Packets 

 

TALB REP TRAINING AND K-12 REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL
Saturday, August 25, 2018@TRC  1299 E 32nd St., Signal Hill, CA  90755

Please RSVP your attendance at Rep Training/Council

TALB Bargaining Update – March, 2018 Tentative Agreement

TALB Bargaining Update for March, 2018 – Tentative Agreement

TALB and the District have reached a tentative agreement. 

Click here to download a printable copy of the Summary Details of Tentative Agreement Compensation & Contract Language.

Click here to download a printable copy of the complete Tentative Agreement Between Long Beach Unified School District and Teachers Association of Long Beach, K-12.

Click here to download a printable copy of Draft Traditional Calendars for FY 19-20, 20-21 and 21-22.

Calendar for Ratification:

March 21st – 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. all Member Q & A meeting @ TALB Office, 4362 Atlantic Avenue, L.B.

March 26th – March 29th  Voting – Deadline to vote, Thursday, March 29th @ 4:30 p.m.

Friday, March 30th – Ratification Vote Posted