On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, the District and CSEA completed negotiations and reached a tentative agreement on salary and benefits. The teams negotiated a three (3) year agreement (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020).
Salary Schedule Increases:The tentative agreement includes a 4.5% salary schedule increase as indicated below:
|Year||Salary Schedule Increase||Effective Date|
|2017-2018||2%||January 1, 2018|
|2018-2019||2%||January 1, 2019|
|2019-2020||1/2% (subject to a salary reopener contingency)||July 1, 2019|
Grandfathering of Existing Employees – Restoration of Health and Dental Insurance Provisions Upon Retirement The District and CSEA also agreed to “grandfather” ALL unit members currently employed by the District so that they will once again be eligible for 100% District paid health and dental benefits upon retirement, regardless of the year in which they retire (in accordance with Article 9.2 of the CSEA Bargaining Agreement). Employees hired after June 30, 2018 would not be eligible for such retirement benefits.
We had a very productive day with CSEA and are most pleased that the teams were able to reach a complete tentative agreement and work together in a professional and efficient manner.
Until next time,
Assistant Superintendent, HR