Know Your Rights

As education employees, you and your colleagues have legal responsibilities as mandatory reporters. You also have rights under the Missouri and U.S. constitutions.

Through webinars, flyers, and quarterly articles, MNEA educates members to make sure they know their rights and to dispel the assumptions that many think are rights. Missouri NEA helps you stay informed of changing laws and policies that may affect you and your job.

MNEA has an attorney on staff to assist with all your legal questions. Don't forget, your UniServ director is still your first point of contact, find contact information below for MNEA Legal Services.

Associate General Counsel: Vincenzo Iuppa (vincenzo.iuppa@mnea.org)
Legal Services Administrative Assistant: Tracy Flaherty (tracy.flaherty@mnea.org, (314) 584-1305)

As a member of Missouri NEA, you have the opportunity to attend virtual webinars to learn about your rights and responsibilities as an educator. MNEA Associate General Counsel Vincenzo Iuppa periodically presents online trainings that are recorded and available to watch later.
MNEA is here to serve you. Quickly get many of your questions answered by reading the flyers below. The flyers below will help clear up confusion about a variety of topics. Have more questions? Contact your MNEA Regional Office and speak to your UniServ director. Your legal rights & MNEA legal services Outline of rights & remedies per the Missouri Teacher Tenure Act Due Process & Tenure What to do...
Missouri NEA is here to help you with all the questions you have while navigating the legal aspects of your job. Below are answers to the questions the MNEA addresses most frequently. Please also reference the MNEA Advocacy Flyer Series and Legal Webinar Series for more information. Still in need of more information? First, contact your MNEA UniServ director. He or she may confer with MNEA...
Missouri NEA helps you stay informed of changing laws and policies that may affect you and your job. The articles below were written with MNEA members in mind by MNEA Associate General Council Vincenzo Iuppa (vincenzo.iuppa@mnea.org). Many can also be found published in the MNEA magazine Something Better.