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SRVUSD and SEIU Reach Tentative Agreement
Posted 4/28/20

We are emailing to inform you that Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the District verbally reached a tentative agreement in negotiations late last week that will bring full closure to the negotiations cycle for 2019-2020. Representatives of both parties met yesterday to sign off on all components of the agreement in preparation for ratification by the SEIU membership and our Board of Education.

 

Some highlights of the tentative agreement include:  

  • An ongoing increase of 2.56% effective July 1, 2019, of which 2.31% will be applied to the salary schedule and the remaining .25% will be applied to the Retired Employee Benefits Trust

  • Revisions to the initial and promotional probationary period to align with new state law

  • Enhanced leave benefits for employees afflicted with a catastrophic illness

  • Enhanced longevity for longtime employees with continuous service in the District

  • Capping monthly cash-in-lieu benefits for employees who do not take health and welfare benefits through the District

The parties are extremely pleased to have brought closure to this year's negotiations and are proud to have reached an agreement that maintains and strengthens competitive salaries, quality health benefits and attractive working conditions for SEIU members in a collaborative, respectful, and solution-oriented environment.  

 

The specific plans and timeline for Union and Board ratification and for providing retroactive payments to SEIU members are pending.

 

Cari Luchini

President, SEIU

 

Rick Schmitt

Superintendent