Negotiations Updates

Negotiations Updates

Overview

Welcome to our negotiations updates page. We strive to update this page often with the latest news and information related to contract negotiations with our labor partners. Click here to sign up to receive the latest updates related to labor negotiations. 

October 3, 2019

The District sent SCTA leaders this letter once again requesting that SCTA leaders commence contract negotiations as the collective bargaining agreement between the two parties expired on June 30, 2019. 

September 26, 2019

The District sent SCTA leaders this letter in response to staffing concerns raised by SCTA. 

September 23, 2019

The District sent SCTA leaders this letter in response to reports that SCTA leaders are directing employees not to administer the District-wide assessments for the 2019-20 school year. .

September 12, 2019

The District sent SCTA leaders this letter regarding the implementation of district-wide assessments to ensure all students are provided with educational programs that meet their individual needs.

September 3, 2019

The District sent SCTA leaders this letter notifying them about the implementation of district-wide assessments. 

August 23, 2019

The District sent SCTA leaders this letter once again inviting SCTA leaders to begin contract negotiations. 

August 16, 2019

The District sent SCTA leaders this letter stating that the District does not believe any of the prior issues articulated by SCTA leaders are actually unresolved or impediments to beginning negotiations. 

August 2, 2019

The District submitted its initial proposal to SCTA leaders and requested round the clock negotiations to resolve its labor dispute with SCTA and reduce the budget deficit. Click here to read the cover letter to SCTA leaders

June 20, 2019

The District sent this correspondence to SCTA leaders once again requesting a date to meet to commence successor contract negotiations. Since November 9, 2018 the District has sent 9 letters offering 34 dates to commence negotiations. SCTA leaders have not accepted any of the District’s offered dates and have refused to commence successor contract negotiations for the 2019-20 school year. Click here to see all 9 previous letters the District has sent to SCTA leaders.

June 13, 2019

The District sent this correspondence to SCTA leadership urging them once again to commence contract negotiations and offering more dates to meet. 

June 3, 2019

The District sent this correspondence to SCTA leadership indicating that voluntary rate decreases by HealthNet due to market forces do not equate to savings that can be used to create new certificated positions per the SCTA-SCUSD collective bargaining agreement section 13.1.1. The District’s letter was in response to this email and this messenger sent out by SCTA to its members, stating the opposite.

May 28, 2019

The District sent this correspondence to SCTA leadership in response to SCTA leadership declining the District’s offer to add health plan options that could help the District save money on health insurance without changing the structure of benefits. 

May 23, 2019

The District sent this correspondence to SCTA leadership stating that the District has paid $266,500 to the non-profit CECHCR, for the purpose of implementing the promised health savings per the 2016-19 SCTA-SCUSD collective bargaining agreement. The District reiterated its request that SCTA leaders follow through on the actions SCTA is required to take in order to implement the health cost savings that the District is paying CECHCR to implement.

May 21, 2019

Since November 2018, the District has been requesting SCTA leaders commence successor contract negotiations. Below are links to correspondence with various District requests related to negotiations and contract disputes.

May 21st letter Requesting to Commence Negotiations

May 21st letter Requesting to Meet With CECHCR on Health Savings