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October 27, 2020 School Board Meeting
Title
Approval of the Brevard Federation of Teachers 2020-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement with Brevard Public Schools
Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 10/27/2020
Consent Type
Without Information
Discussion

Over the course of six sessions, Brevard Public Schools and the Brevard Federation of Teachers negotiated and came to terms on a new contract for 2020-21.  The tentative agreement was ratified by teachers through an electronic voting process, approved by the Public Employees Relation Commission (PERC), held October 12-16, 2021.  Agreement was reached on the newly passed state salary requirement -Teacher Salary Increase Allocation, as well as items including Parental Leave, JROTC process language, adding a second health insurance plan and changes to the supplement schedule.  In addition, two Memoranda of Agreement were signed regarding issues surrounding COVID-19.  These dealt with comp time accrual and usage and PD on early release Fridays.

Recommendation

The School Board approve the Agreement between the School Board of Brevard County, FL (District) and the Brevard Federation of Teachers, Local 2098 (BFT) - 2020-2021.

Authority for Action
F.S. 447.039 and F.S. 447.403
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No
Source of Funding
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
                 
Legal Counsel Review
No
Contact
Beth Thedy, Ed.D., Deputy Superintendent/Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resources Services, Ext. 11200 and Karyle Green, Ed.D., Director, Professional Standards and Labor Relations, Ext. 11265.
Attachments
BPS_BFT TA 20-21.pdf
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