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As a California education employee you have certain rights guaranteed by law with respect to your employment. CTA works tirelessly in a variety of ways to preserve and enhance your employment rights and to protect you against certain acts of discrimination.

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Group Legal Services Program (GLSP)

As a CTA member you have the right to be fairly represented by your local association in matters arising under the collective bargaining contract with your employer. CTA members are eligible to participate in the CTA Group Legal Services Program (GLSP). The GLSP provides high quality employment related legal services to CTA members and chapters to assure that their contractual, statutory, and constitutional rights are protected.

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Members-only Content GLSP program summaries and FAQs.

Educators Employment Liability (EEL)

Every CTA member receives coverage for legal defense costs in lawsuits arising out of his or her educational employment activities. The Educators Employment Liability (EEL) Insurance policy provides the following benefits: Up to $1,000,000 coverage for legal defense costs in civil suits (except civil rights cases) arising out of educational employment activities and up to $35,000 reimbursement of attorney fees and costs to defend employment-related criminal proceedings. 

EEL claims are filed with the insurance carrier who held the EEL policy on the date of occurrence

for the matter which you are filing a claim.  The EEL insurance carrier is the same as last year -- Nautilus Insurance c/o York Claims Services, Inc.  If the date of occurrence for your matter falls between September 1, 2013 thru August 31, 2018 you should use the claim form posted here.  If the date of occurrence for your matter is prior to September 1, 2013 you should contact your CTA staff representative who can provide you with the correct claim form and insurance carrier information.

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 Get more information on EEL, including certificate, claim form and more.


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