Palo Alto Unified School District and Palo Alto Educators Association Reach Tentative Agreement
The Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) and the Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA) reached a tentative agreement for compensation and benefits for 2021 and 2022. The tentative agreement requires ratification votes by PAEA membership and the PAUSD Board of Education.
The bargaining teams participated in multiple negotiating sessions throughout March and April prior to reaching a tentative agreement at 8:20 pm on April 29th.
For 2020-21, PAEA members will receive a 3% increase to the salary schedule effective July 1, 2020, a one-time, off the schedule payment equal to 2%, and an increased employer contribution to the cost of Health and Welfare benefits equivalent to an additional .26% salary increase.
For 2021-22, PAEA members will receive a 3% increase to the salary schedule effective July 1, 2021 and a one-time, off the schedule payment equal to 2%. In addition, for the 2022 calendar year (January 1 – December 31), the District shall contribute towards health and welfare benefits an additional amount that provides unit members with the same dependent contributions as the 2021 calendar year.