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District Requests SCTA Commence Negotiations and Implement Health Savings

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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.

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

Since November 2018, the District has been requesting SCTA keaders 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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017

At the December 7, 2017 Board of Education meeting, the district approved the 2016-19 tentative agreement with the Sacramento City Teachers Association. Click here to view the final agreement.  

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017

The district and Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA) have reached a tentative agreement on a 3-year contract. More details of this agreement will be released in the coming weeks. 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017

Both the district and Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA) have received the neutral third-party independent fact-finding report. The fact-finding report and recommended terms of settlement issued by the neutral fact finder on November 2, 2017 is hereby released to the public in accordance with Government Code section 3548.3(a). Click here to view the fact-finding report.

Both parties are meeting today to discuss the findings and attempt to reach an agreement. There is a $67 million difference between the district’s offer and SCTA’s offer. The district’s offer is costed out at $25 million. The SCTA’s offer is costed out at $93 million. The information on this page provides details on the district’s latest offer (September 15) and how it compares to other districts, as well as a history of the negotiations sessions over the past year.

Click here to download this infographic in pdf.

Click here to view details of the district’s contract offer.

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