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Dear PVPUSD Community,
 
To help address questions regarding the negotiations and impasse process, please view the most recent updates on the Frequently Asked Questions page.
 
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Tentative Agreement September 27, 2017

 The tentative agreement includes the following for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years:

 

2016-17

1.0%    Salary Increase Retroactive to January 1, 2017

 

2017-18

2.75% Additional Salary Increase Beginning February 1, 2018

 

District-Paid Compensation Increases Since 2014-15

  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Negotiated salary increase 4.25% 4.75% 1.0%* 2.75%*
Built-in ongoing salary increases 1.00% 1.00% 1.00% 1.00%
Pension cost increases 1.00% 1.60% 1.70% 1.40%
Total for the year 6.25% 7.35% 3.70% 5.15%
Ongoing cumulative increase since 2014-15 6.25% 13.60% 17.30% 22.45%
* District negotiation proposal.  All other increases are in place.
 

 

Budget Considerations at a Glance

Average annual cost increases regardless of settlement:  2.7%
- Annual guaranteed Step and Column increases
- Retirement benefits (STRS and PERS)
 
Fiscal Impact
Annual cost per every 1% ongoing salary increase for all employee groups:
- $898,000 (beginning July 1, 2016)

- $930,000 (beginning July 1, 2017)

Impact of PVFA's salary proposal on available reserves (in millions):

  2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Reserves $8.4 $3.4 ($1.3) ($6.0)
 

 

PVPUSD and PVFA Negotiations Process

  • Opening date of negotiations process:  February 22, 2017
  • Number of negotiations meetings:  5
  • PVPUSD offers to date: 7
  • Declaration of ImpasseAugust 31, 2017
  • Tentative Agreement: September 27, 2017