05. March 2017 · Comments Off on Sign up for Member Benefits and Discounts! · Categories: Union Perks

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Your 2013-2016 Contract has been finalized, and we’re signing it on Monday, November 18. Here’s a brief look at what’s new — we’ll add detailed language for each of these provisions soon.

We have a contract!

Your bargaining team on the final night of bargaining the 2013-2016 contract. At left, Carmelo Sgarloto for the School District.

  • A 2% raise for all members starting July 1 2013
  • A 0.5% raise for all members starting January 1 2014
  • The District will increase its share of health insurance premiums
  • Four floating holidays even in years when Lunar New Year falls on a weekend.
  • 40¢ per hour longevity premium for workers with more than 15 years in the District
  • $10/day Lead Worker Pay
  • An expanded uniform program
  • Grandchildren added to “immediate family” for bereavement leave
  • Expanded language on several important issues:
  1. Workplace safety
  2. Emergency preparedness training
  3. Discrimination and harassment
  4. Professional development
  • A new payment process for employees not enrolled in direct deposit
  • The District will make its best effort to provide 45 days notice of layoffs, and commits to delivering layoff notices in a courteous and professional manner
  • Employees laid off immediately before a holiday will be paid for the holiday