Category Archive: Bargaining Update

Apr 17

Tentative Agreement

  Bargaining Update The VEA Bargaining Team met with the District on Thursday, April 17, 2014.  We have signed a tentative agreement for a partial restoration of wages, as well as changes to our evaluation article that are consistent with the forms currently being used. A final draft will be approved Thursday, April 24.  We …

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Feb 27

Bargaining Update – February 27, 2014

February 2014 The VEA Bargaining Team met with the District on Thursday, February 27, 2014. We continued to bargain on the following articles: WAGES, HOURS, SAFETY, CLASS SIZE, EVALUATIONS, Clean-up Language, Outstanding MOUs, and MEMBERS’ RIGHT TO DUE PROCESS. We received a disappointing response to our wage proposal from the district. We have let the …

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Dec 23

Bargaining Brief

We met with the District on Friday 12/20/13 from 9:00-12:00.  Although we discussed wages, there was no agreement. We will meet again on Thursday 1/23/14. As we continue with negotiations, VEA’s Organizing Team will let you know how you can support our bargaining efforts.

Oct 01

Members now pick up 50% of Health Care Costs!

Below are two documents from the Vallejo City Unified School District. The first is the certificated salary schedule and the second health benefits document showing VCUSD’s and employees share of health benefits. It’s important to keep in mind two things. First, VCUSD employees, both certificated & classified, have not received any pay raises since 2008. …

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Nov 24

Bargaining Update: Impact of Prop 30

The VEA Bargaining Team met with the District’s Bargaining Team on Thursday, November 15th  to discuss the passage of Prop 30. Based on the contingency language in the agreement ratified last year, it appears that we are getting some days restored. We are unable to more specific at this time as the District still needs …

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May 12

VEA Bargaining Update

Furlough/ Pay Cut Days We will take ONE furlough/ pay cut day during the 2011-2012 school year. It will be Friday, May 18, 2012 We are prepared to take FIVE furlough/ pay cut days during the 2012-2013 school year, but all of them may not be needed. The first two, which look LIKELY, will be November 1st and 2nd, 2012, right before Election …

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Mar 06

Bargaining Update

On Thursday, March 1st, the VEA Bargaining Team met with the district. At that meeting, the district reviewed the additional cuts by the state. Unfortunately the additional cuts trigger 1 furlough day. It will be Friday, May 18th. Here is what happened. January 2012 The state cut $13 per student in the Base Revenue Limit …

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Feb 16

Early Notification Retirement Incentive

Tomorrow, VCUSD is holding a special board meeting in regards to a early notification retirement incentive. VEA members who intend on retiring need to notify the District between February 18th through February 24th in order to receive a one-time payment of $1000. Additionally, in the VEA/VCUSD contract under 6.9.3.3, the limitation on benefits to age …

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