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Tentative Agreement

On Dec. 3, 2019, South Washington County Schools and the United Teachers of South Washington County (UTSWC) reached a tentative two-year agreement. The highlights of that agreement are below.

On Dec. 19, 2019 members of UTSWC voted not to approve the tentative agreement that would settle the 2019-21 teachers contract. Union leadership previously agreed to a tentative agreement that would have provided flexible work days for teachers, significant increases to health care contributions and salary increases in March and July.

Tentative Agreement Between District 833 and the United Teachers of South Washington County (UTSWC) for 2019-2021

Salary Schedule:

  • Steps and lanes (started July 1, 2019)
  • 1.7 percent salary increase beginning March 1, 2020
  • 2.4 percent salary increase beginning July 1, 2020
  • Adult Basic Education: Increase of $1/hr beginning July 1, 2020
  • Extracurricular (Schedule C) rate: 
    • Increase from $133 to $138 per point in 2019-2020 
    • Increase from $138 to $140 per point in 2020-2021

Health Insurance:

  • Jan. 1, 2020: District increase: 7.8 percent single; 3 percent family
  • Jan. 1: 2021: District increase: 2 percent single: 2 percent family
  • No change to VEBA contributions