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Mountain View Whisman School District

Agenda Item for Board Meeting of 5/2/2019

Agenda Category:  REVIEW AND ACTION

Agenda Item Title:  Reopeners for Negotiations between the Mountain View Whisman School District and the Mountain View Educators Association (MVEA) for the 2019-2020 School Year and Public Hearing (10 minutes)

Estimated Time: 

Person Responsible:  Carmen Ghysels, Chief Human Relations Officer


In accordance with Board Policy No. 4143.1, Public Notice - Personnel Negotiations and Government Code 3547, all initial contract proposals of the Board and an employee organization that relate to matters within the scope of representation shall be presented at a public meeting and shall thereafter be public records.  Staff will present the District's 2019-2020 Initial Proposal for Reopening of the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Mountain View Educators Association (MVEA).  MVEA will also present its initial proposal for reopeners for the 23019-2020 school year.  Their initial proposal is attached.


Meeting and negotiating between district and employee organization representatives shall not take place on the initial proposals until a reasonable time has elapsed after the submission of these proposals at a public meeting.


The Board will hold a public hearing regarding the District's initial proposal and MVEA's initial proposal for reopening their collective bargaining agreement.


District administration will begin negotiation with MVEA for the 2019-2020 school year.  The current collective bargaining agreement expires June 30, 2019 and the District seeks to reach a successor three-year collective bargaining agreement for July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022.  The District's proposals to reopen the Collective Bargaining Agreement in the following areas:


Article 1. Preamble

Article 2. Recognition

Article 3. Hours

Article 4. Assignments, Reassignments, Transfers and Filling of Vacancies

Article 5. Compensation and Benefits

Article 7. Class Size

Article 8. Professional Growth & Development

Article 10. Evaluation

Article 11. Retirement Options

Article 12. Leaves

Article 13. Job-Sharing

Article 23. Term and Reopening of Negotiations.

Fiscal Implication:

Recommended Action: 
That the Board approve the Articles for reopening negotiations for the 2019-2020 school year between the Mountain View Whisman School District and the Mountain View Educators Association, as presented.

DescriptionTypeUpload Date
Mountain View Educators Association Initial ProposalBackup Material4/24/2019
District MVEA Sunshine 2019-20Backup Material4/25/2019