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Labor Relations

Labor Relations Update

Labor Relations Update

This page is designed to provide our staff and community with information, resources and progress reports relevant to the current contract negotiations that are taking place between the Del Mar Union School District (DMUSD) and the Del Mar California Teachers Association (DMCTA). Please check back often for updates as this process moves forward.

DMCTA-DMUSD Contract 2019-22

 
 
Collective Bargaining 101  - This article describes what collective bargaining is and how it works.
 
2021/22 Updates

2021/22 Updates

UPDATES: 

Negotiations Session #1    12/14/21
Negotiations Session #2     2/4/2022
Negotiations Session #3     2/17/2022
Negotiations Session #4     3/1/2022
Negotiations Session #5     4/14/2022
Negotiations Session #6     4/28/2022
Negotiations Session #7  
Negotiations Session #8  
 
2020/21 Updates

2020/21 Updates

UPDATES: 

Negotiations Session #1: 3/2/2021
Negotations Session # 2 : 4/12/21
Agreement:  4% off-schedule, retroactive to July 1, 2020
2018/19 Updates

2018/19 Updates

UPDATES: 

Negotiations Session #1: 12/11/2018
Negotiations Session #2: 1/18/2019
Negotiations Session #3: 2/26/2019
Negotiations Session #4: 5/28/2019
Negotiations Session #5: 6/3/2019 Tentative Agreement Reached
 
With regard to salary/benefits:
  • 4% increase (retroactive to July 2018) on schedule (will be paid as a lump sum on certificated employees August paychecks)
  • 2% increase on schedule for 2019-20 school year
    • This two-year deal, came with the condition that negotiations will be closed until September 2020 (closed for the 2019-20 school year)
  • 1% salary increase for Range 5, Starting at Step 14, effective 7/1/2019
  • Increase the extra duty pay from $35 to $40, effective 7/1/2019
  • Eliminate “per diem” rates of pay for extra duty and replace with $65 per hour for instructional or specialized service pay (will assist in budgeting for programs like ESY). This will save the District money, since we currently pay per diem for these programs.
  • In order to assist in the District’s difficulty in recruiting SLPs, initial salary placement for SLPs will start at Step 10
  • $5,000 annual stipend to School Psychologists, in exchange for 5 extra days per year.  This would be optional for existing School Psychologists.
  • Increase the benefit cap by $500, effective 7/1/2019
2017/18 Updates

2017/18 Updates

UPDATES:  

Negotiations Session #1 2/6/2018
Negotiations Session #2 3/8/2018
Negotiations Session #3 4/26/2018
Negotiations Session #4 5/31/2018
Negotiations Session #5 10/18/2018 Tentative Agreement Reached
Agreement Ratified by Union 11/13/2018 Approved 100%
Agreement Board Approved  11/14/2018
 
Tentative Agreement reached October 18, 2018 (regarding salary)
The Del Mar Union School District (“DMUSD”) and Del Mar California Teachers Association (“DMCTA”) met in and collectively bargained through the Interest Based Bargaining process and have mutually agreed to the following salary changes:  
  • Increase of the schedule by 1.5% effective July 1, 2017. 
  • Increase of the schedule by 1.25% effective July 1, 2018.
  • An off-schedule 1% payment for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Improvement of the Regular Certificated Salary Schedule by increasing the schedule by:
    • $400 per year, for Range 5, Steps 16, 20, and 24 effective July 1, 2018.
    • $800 per year, for Range 5, Steps 17, 21, and 25 effective July 1, 2018.
    • $1,200 per year, for Range 5, Steps 18, 22, and 26 effective July 1, 2018.
    • $1,000 per year, for Range 5, Step 28+ effective July 1, 2018.
 
2016/17 Updates

2016/17 Updates

UPDATES:  

Negotiations Session #1   January 10, 2017
Negotiations Session #2   March 2, 2017
Negotiations Session #3   March 21, 2017
Negotiations Session #4   April 18, 2017
Negotiations Session #5   May 2, 2017
Negotiations Session #6   May 9, 2017

Representatives of the Del Mar California Teachers Association (DMCTA) and the Del Mar Union School District (DMUSD) reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement during Interest-Based Bargaining (IBB) on May 9, 2017.  97% of DMCTA membership approved to ratify the agreement on May 23, 2017.  
 
With regard to salary/benefits:
  • 1% on schedule salary increase, retroactive to July 1, 2016
  • 1.5% on schedule salary increase, effective July 1, 2017
  • Increase benefit cap $500 (increase to $10,000 annually)
2015/16 Updates

2015/16 Updates

UPDATES:  

 
Negotiations Session #1
October 29, 2015    
Negotiations Session #2 January 21, 2016  
Negotiations Session #3 February 25, 2016  
Negotiations Session #4 March 29, 2016  
Negotiations Session #5 April 19, 2016  
Negotiations Session #6 May 17, 2016  
Negotiations Session #7 June 20, 2016 Tentative Agreement Reached
Agreement Ratified by Union September 9, 2016 Approved 99.4%
Agreement Board Approved  September 28, 2016
 
Tentative Agreement reached March 29, 2016 (regarding salary)
The Del Mar Union School District (“DMUSD”) and Del Mar California Teachers Association (“DMCTA”) met in and collectively bargained through the Interest Based Bargaining process and have mutually agreed to salary changes.  
 
Key Changes:
- Increase on schedule of 3.0%, effective July 1, 2015.
- Increase on schedule of 2.0%, effective July 1, 2016.
- One-time bonus (based on FTE), effective June 2016:
       - Hired prior to December 31, 2015: $500.00.
          - Hired after December 31, 2015: $250.00.