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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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PVPUSD Compensation Proposals

  2016-17 2017-18 Status
Proposal #1 1.5% on schedule 1% on schedule Not accepted.
Proposal #2 2.5% on schedule
(effective 1/1/2017)
- Not accepted.
Proposal #3 -
3% on schedule
Not accepted.
Proposal #4 3% off schedule 1.5% on schedule
Not accepted.
Proposal #5 2.25% on schedule - Not accepted.
Proposal #6 3% off schedule
2% on schedule and
.5% off schedule
Not accepted.
Final Offer -
3.1% on schedule
Not accepted.
On schedule: increases to the salary schedule for all members in perpetuity.
Off schedule: one-time payments made to employees based on a percentage of their salaries.
 

 

District-Paid Compensation Increases Since 2014-15

  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Negotiated salary increase 4.25% 4.75% 0%* 3.10%*
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% 2.70% 5.50%
Ongoing cumulative increase since 2014-15 6.25% 13.60% 16.30% 21.80%
* 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