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The answer to your question really depends on whether "private learning communities" is covered in your collective bargaining agreement. Generally, if it's not in management retains its right to pay as it sees fit. Thus you would need to get a copy of your collective bargaining agreement and determine exactly what it says in regard to this matter. There also can be letters or memos of understanding which cover this in our part of an addendum to the agreement.
If "private learning communities" was a part of the agreement and management is intentionally disregarding this, then yes you do have a unfair labor practice charge and, also, a grievance under the contract's mandatory dispute resolution clause; generally a grievance and arbitration clause.
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