South Washington County School Board reaches contract agreements with two staff unionsThe District 833 School Board approved two employee bargaining unit contracts.
By: Judy Spooner, South Washington County Bulletin
The District 833 School Board approved two employee bargaining unit contracts at its Aug. 9 meeting.
A two-year contract for the 22-member District Office Support Staff was approved effective July 1 of this year and ending July 22, 2014. It calls for raises of 1.3 percent in the first year and 1.4 percent in the second year with no health insurance increases and $300 a year to base salaries for employees after two years of employment and $100 a year up to a maximum of $2,000 at 20 years.
The agreement has a $250 increase to $2,500 in year one for the district match in retirement and $250 increase in the second year to $2,750.
The board also approved a two-year contract with six bus mechanics that calls for a 1.6 percent raise in the first year and two percent the second year with no changes in health insurance.