Labor Relations

  • Welcome to Human Resources’ Labor Relations page, your dedicated source for staying abreast of the latest developments in labor negotiations affecting SUSD. In our commitment to transparency and communication, we've created this platform to keep staff informed and engaged. Human Resources understands the invaluable contributions our employees provide to SUSD and the pivotal role that fair and effective negotiations play in shaping the education landscape. 

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    Ongoing negotiation UPDATES:

    Date

    Union

    Update

    Documents

    3/26/24

    STA

    STA and the District met on 03/26/2024 to continue negotiations. Please see the document linked for a summary of negotiations this year.

    The next negotiation meeting is scheduled for April 9, 2024. 

    STA Summary of Negotiations and Cost of Increases

    3/25/24

    CSEA 821

    CSEA 821 and the District met on 03/25/2024 for contract negotiations for 2023-2024 reopeners. 

    CSEA 821 did not pass proposals but discussed what was to be expected which includes: 

    • Article 8: Pay and Allowances

    • Article 10: Fringe Benefits

    • Article 12: Hours and Overtime

    • Article 13: Transfers and Promotions

    • Article 15: Leaves

    • Article 19: Working Conditions  

    The next negotiation meeting date is scheduled for April 17 and April 29 

    CSEA 821 Reopener Initial Proposal

    3/14/24

    SPPA

    SPPA and the District met on 03/14/2024 to continue contract negotiations for 2022-23.

    SPPA provided a counter to Article 17: Wages. No agreement was reached at this time.

    SPPA provided a counter to Article 16: Health and Welfare Benefits. SPPA and the district agreed on most substantive issues. The district will provide a counter with minor changes by the next session.

    The next negotiation dates have been scheduled for April 4 and April 18, 2024 

    N/A

    3/12/24

    STA

    STA and the District met on 3/12/24.

    The District passed counter proposals to the following items: Article 15 (Teacher Safety); Article 22 (Substitute Teachers), Mid Range Association Leave; Retention Bonus/Incentive for Substitutes & Summer Learning Academy (SLA).

    STA passed the following proposals: Article 11 (Community Schools) & Article 18 (Wages).

    Both parties have tentatively agreed on the following items: Article 15 (Teacher Safety), the Substitute Retention Bonus MOU, and the Mid Range Association Leave MOU.

    The next negotiation date is scheduled for March 26, 2024.



    N/A

    3/7/24

    NUHW

    Parties met on 3/7 to resume negotiations. District passed counter proposals regarding Evaluations and Grievance procedures. 

    NUHW passed counter proposals regarding Union Rights and Transfers. 

    The next negotiation dates are scheduled for April 18, May 9, and May 23.



    N/A

    3/6/24

    CSEA 318

    CSEA 318 and the District met on 3/6/24 to negotiate the CalPers Healthcare Mitigation proposal. 

    No agreement was reached and the CalPers Healthcare Mitigation proposal negotiations were brought to a close.

    The next negotiation date is scheduled for April 3, 2024.



     

    3/4/24

    SPPA

    SPPA and the District met on 3/4/24 to resume 2022-23 negotiations. The District passed counter proposals to Article 16, Health and Welfare Benefits & Article 17, Wages.  No agreement was reached.

    Both parties are scheduled to resume negotiations on March 14, 2024.



    N/A

    3/1/24

    CSEA 821

    CSEA 821 and the District met on 3/1/24 to negotiate the CalPers Healthcare Mitigation proposal. 

    No agreement was reached and the CalPers Healthcare Mitigation proposal negotiations were brought to a close.

    Reopener negotiations session is scheduled for March 25, 2024.



    District’s Proposal

     

    District’s proposal Explained



    2/29/24

    SPOA

    SUSD POA and the District met on 2/29/24 to negotiate articles. 

    The District passed a counter proposal regarding Hours and Overtime. 

    The Union passed proposals regarding Uniform Allowance, Pay and Allowances, Bilingual Pay, Longevity, Holiday Pay, Working Out of Class, and Field Training Officer Stipend.

    The next negotiation session is scheduled for April 2, 2024.



     

    2/7/24

    STA

    STA and the District met on 2/27 to negotiate articles.

    The District passed a counter proposal regarding Teaching Hours.

    The union passed new proposals regarding Teacher Safety, Substitute Teacher and Mid-Range Association Leave. 

    The union also passed counter proposals regarding Substitute Teachers Retention Bonus MOU and Teaching in Expanded Learning (Summer School).

    Next negotiation session is scheduled for March 12, 2024.

     

     

    2/7/24

    NUHW

     

    NUHW and the District met to continue negotiations. The district passed counter proposals regarding Disciplinary Action, Union Rights, and Transfers. 

    NUHW passed a counterproposal on District Rights and proposed articles on Evaluation, Grievance Procedure, and Safety. 

    Both parties are scheduled to meet again on March 7th.

     

    N/A

    2/7/24

    CSEA 885

    CSEA 885 and the District met to negotiate the District’s Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation proposal. No agreement was reached and negotiations have been scheduled for March 6th. See link for District’s proposal. 

    District’s Proposal

    2/6/24

    STA

    STA and the district continued to meet to negotiate articles. The district passed a new proposal regarding Summer School and a proposal for a retention bonus/incentive for certificated substitute teachers. 

    District provided a counter proposal on Article 17: Transfer and Assignment.

    Both parties are scheduled to meet on March 12th. In the meantime, an ad-hoc committee meeting will be taking place in preparation for that date.

    N/A

    2/5/24

    CSEA 821

    CSEA 821 and the District met to negotiate the district’s Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation proposal. No agreement was reached at this time. See the link for the District’s proposal. Both parties agree to meet on 3/1/24.

    District’s Proposal

    2/2/24

    CSEA 318

    CSEA 318 and the District met to negotiate the district’s Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation proposal. No agreement was reached at this time. See the link for the District’s proposal. Both parties agree to meet on 3/1/24

    District’s Proposal

    2/2/24

    CSEA 885

    CSEA 885 and the District met to negotiate the district’s Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation proposal. No agreement was reached at this time. Both parties agreed to meet on February 7th. See the link for the District’s proposal.

    District’s Proposal

    2/1/24

    SPPA

    SPPA and the District met to negotiate the District’s Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation proposal. Both parties came to a Tentative Agreement. Both parties are scheduled to meet for contract negotiations on 3/4/24. See the link provided.

    Tentative Agreement

    1/30/24

    SPOA

    SPOA and the District met to negotiate the District’s Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation proposal. No agreement was reached at this time. Both parties are scheduled to resume negotiations on 1/31/24. The District’s proposal is attached.

    District’s Proposal

    1/29/24

    CSEA 821

    CSEA 821 and the District met to negotiate the district’s Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation proposal. No agreement was reached at this time. Both parties are scheduled to resume negotiations 2/5/24 . The District’s proposal is attached.

    District’s Proposal

    1/25/24

    NUHW

    NUHW and the District met to negotiate the District’s Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation proposal and reached a Tentative Agreement!

    NUHW passed counter proposals regarding Disciplinary Action and Management Rights. Both parties next negotiation session is scheduled for February 7, 2024

    Tentative Agreement

    1/12/24

    SUSU

    SUSU and the District met to negotiate the district’s Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation proposal. Both parties came to a Tentative Agreement. See the document linked.

    Tentative Agreement

    1/11/24

    SPPA

    SPPA and the district met to continue negotiations regarding the Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation proposal, which includes a one-time 4% bonus for 2022-23, and a $5,000 one-time retention bonus for 2023-24. The next negotiation session is scheduled for February 1st.

    District’s Counter

    1/10/24

    USA

    USA and the district have reached a Tentative Agreement for 2022-23 successor negotiations. See the document linked.

    Tentative Agreement

    1/9/24

    STA

    STA and the district continue to meet to negotiate various articles. On Tuesday, we met and discussed the following articles:

    Article 14: Association Rights

    Some items discussed were the monthly union orientation for new hires, personnel file confidentiality, and formal complaints against teachers.

    Article 6: Teaching Hours

    Some items discussed were student Passing Time, Resource Days, and Secondary prep

    Both parties are scheduled to meet again on January 23, 2024, to continue negotiations on these articles and others.

    N/A

    12/22/23

    SPPA

    The district sent over a Draft Tentative Agreement to SPPA for the Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation, which includes a $5,000 retention bonus, an off-salary schedule 4% bonus and an increase in the district’s medical contribution. See the agreement link.

    Draft Tentative Agreement

    12/22/23

    SUSU

    The district sent over a Draft Tentative Agreement to SUSU for the Healthcare Cost Impact Mitigation, which includes a $5,000 bonus and an increase in the district’s medical contribution. See agreement link.

    Draft Tentative Agreement

    12/22/23

    STA 

    The district met with STA and submitted a comprehensive counter proposal regarding the impacts of the CalPERS increases. After negotiating the details, we have come to an agreement on the substantive issues.

    Draft of Tentative Agreement

    12/10/23

    CSEA 318

    The SUSD Board of Education ratified the Tentative Agreement with CSEA 318. 

    Tentative Agreement

    12/10/23

    SUSU

    The SUSD Board of Education ratified the Tentative Agreement with SUSU. 

    Tentative Agreement

    12/8/23

    All Unions

    The district sent a proposal to all unions regarding the impacts of the CalPERS rate increases. 

    This proposal is intended to notify the unions that the district intends to absorb the cost of the 10.95% CalPERS rate increases to take effect on December 29, 2023.

    District Proposal

    12/1/23

    All Unions

    The district met with all union leadership to go over the impact of the CalPERS increases and to inform them that the district intended to negotiate the impact of the increases.

    Presentation