Council of Chief Negotiators
The Council of Chief Negotiators was established as an integral part of The Metropolitan Detroit Bureau of School Studies, Inc. for the purpose of providing services to member school districts in the area of collective negotiations and related personnel matters. The Council has a responsibility to bring a professional level of administrative attention to negotiations and personnel matters, at both the local and state levels, through the sharing of information, ideas, problems and solutions.
About the Council of Chief Negotiators
The Council shall provide member districts with current information necessary for successful collective bargaining, personnel planning, and budgeting. Salary and benefit data shall be provided for teachers, administrators, and non-certified bargaining groups and an analysis of current contract information shall be provided.
The Council shall be a major source of information about trends in negotiations and personnel practices, and shall conduct major professional conferences and forums as special needs are recognized.
In conclusion, it shall be the intent of the Council of Chief Negotiators to provide member districts with information of value and to work on specific problems that relate to collective negotiations and personnel. Committees shall be used to seek solutions to such problems.
It shall be the Mission of The Metropolitan Detroit Bureau of School Studies Council of Chief Negotiators to provide and support human resource professionals in the southeast Michigan area
Michael Van Camp
Associate Executive Director
What We Provide
CCN provides information in areas such as:
Bargaining through the collection and dissemination of data.
Trends in bargaining and settlements
Issues that affect and impact contract administration and bargaining
Recent legislative actions at the Local, State and National levels that may have an impact on bargaining
Recent legal actions at the Local, State and National level that may have an impact on bargaining
Prototype contract language
Contract administration and litigation as it affects bargaining