Board faces decision to negotiate or wait
JANESVILLE--The Janesville School Board will wait until next month to respond to the teachers union’s request to negotiate a new contract.
The board met behind closed doors Tuesday and discussed matters relating to potential negotiations, but the board made no decisions and took no votes, board President Bill Sodemann said.
Board member Kevin Murray wants to negotiate. He said he is fighting an uphill battle.
“Maybe our employees have ideas we haven’t considered,” Murray said. “Our teachers want buy-in, and I think that’s best for all involved. But this time I’m in the minority (on the board.)”
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