Members of UFEA and UFSPA met with the Board and Administration in an Interest-Based Bargaining setting on October 20 and October 27. Over the course of the 10 hours of meetings, the group discussed the issues related to insurance benefits for members and the additional contribution being made by the Board to the insurance fund per the collective bargaining agreements.
After the 10 hours of meetings a settlement was reached. The benefit enhancements are set to be effective December 1. A docuement cocmparing the benefit plans and reflecting the changes in benefits, is available for review. The Board of Education is set to approve the recommendation at their November 12 meeting.
As usual, any plan changes you elect will begin January 1, 2009.