• Employee and labor relations

  • Welcome to Broward County Public Schools’ Employee & Labor Relations Department website.  

    Employee & Labor Relations is committed to providing the highest standard of excellence and cooperation between employees, labor, and management with the goal of ultimately providing all students with the most productive learning environment.

    Our objective is to provide Principals/Administration with the basic knowledge, tools, and resources to prevent disputes, handle conflicts and avoid grievances.

    The Employee & Labor Relations Department is responsible for: 

    • Implementing and administering negotiated collective bargaining agreements
    • Monitoring state and federal laws pertaining to education and labor relations
    • Processing grievances (from Level 2 through Arbitration) and assisting with contract interpretation administration
    • Coordinating the Sick Leave Bank Program 

    There are seven (7) collective bargaining agreements and three (3) meet & confer groups that include: 

    1.  Broward Teachers Union (BTU)

    • Teachers (BTU-EP)
    • Education Support Professionals (BTU-ESP)
    • Technical Support Professionals (BTU-TSP)

    2.  Federation of Public Employees (FOPE)

    • FOPE 4: Facilities, Maintenance, Security Specialists/Campus Monitors and Transportation
    • Secretarial/Clerical
    • Food Service

    3.  Broward County Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (PBA)

    • Detectives

    4.  Educational Support & Management Association of Broward, Inc. (ESMAB)

    5.  Broward Principals & Assistants Association (BPAA)

    6.  Confidential Office Personnel Association (COPA)

Contact Information

  • Employee & Labor Relations

    600 SE 3rd Ave

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-2140

    Fax: 754-321-2141

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    Phone: --

    Dorothy Davis / Linda Gonzalez


Contact Us

  • Employee & Labor Relations
    600 SE 3rd Ave
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
    Tel: (754) 321-2140
    Fax: (754) 321-2141

    Dorothy Davis
    Tel: (754) 321-2140
    Linda Gonzalez
    Tel: (754) 321-2140