On October 2, the Jeffco Public Schools Board voted unanimously in favor of a compensation agreement with the Jefferson County Education Association. The terms of the agreement were… Denver Public Schools Employee Associations Denver Public Schools has agreements with 10 workers` associations. Below is information on all groups of DPS employees in alphabetical order. Offers are included: the remuneration agreement gives educators a salary of 3%, which they receive in two tranches of 1.5%. The money for payments comes from the single money in the district reserves. In addition to compensation, this year`s agreement included the development of a health benefits bank, which can provide additional support to educators in times of health crisis, language changes related to maladministration, class size and teacher allocation, summer student pay rates, performance coverage and student discipline. It also allows the movement of wages for those who are allowed on the basis of education. In a press release, interim candidate Kristopher Schuh said the district was pleased to have reached an agreement with the JCEA after lengthy negotiating meetings. In the union`s last collective bargaining with the district on August 5, the two sides did not reach a final agreement, but made a final offer to the other party, which they were to consider in preparation for the next round of negotiations. Prior to the Board of Directors vote, JCEA voted in favour of ratifying the agreement. Brooke Williams, president of the JCEA, said that while the agreement had made some concrete improvements, including through language changes, Jeffco`s educators had made significant sacrifices again this year. Represent building maintenance, floor maintenance, warehouses and if you are a printed subscriber but don`t have an online account yet, click here to create one.
Given the financial consequences of COVID-19 – whose district CFO said this may not be felt this year due to state aid, but that he could probably leave the district with cuts of more than $40 million for 2021-222 – the county found that it was unable to grant teachers the increase in allowances that were discussed the previous year. Before state funding was taken to schools because of coronavirus, the Board of Education had a preliminary discussion about a possible $17 million, about, toward teacher compensation this year.