SKSB board approves teacher contracts

By HERB SWETT Of the Keizertimes A collective bargaining agreement with the Salem-Keizer Education Association was approved by the School Board at a special meeting Tuesday. The board also approved a memorandum of understanding modifying language in the current agreement with the Association of Salem-Keizer Education Professionals and held a work session on a 2017-18 budget supplement. The agreement with the SKEA involves: • Increases in employer-paid portions of the monthly insurance premiums in the amounts of $25 for 2017-18 and 2018-19 and $40 for 2019-20 and 2020-21. • Salary schedule increases of 2 percent for 2017-18 and 2018-19,...

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