Presentation on theme: "Negotiating in 2014 vs. Negotiating in 2011 In 2014 it is STILL a FIGHT to keep what you have NYS In 2014 there is: GAP Elimination: Take back of school."— Presentation transcript:
Negotiating in 2014 vs. Negotiating in 2011 In 2014 it is STILL a FIGHT to keep what you have NYS In 2014 there is: GAP Elimination: Take back of school aid from Component Districts State Aid formula that negatively impacts rural districts hardest: Majority of the Component Districts State Tax Cap: Enacted since 2011- Severely Impacts Component Districts State Aid Cap: Enacted since 2011 – Impacts both BOCES and Component Districts. Limits amount of State Aide to NYS School Districts at the personal income growth amount in NYS Continued Negative public opinion regarding public employees NYS PROPERTY TAX FREEZE – NEW this year- fear further negative impact on Component District
Regional Teacher Settlements Since May 2012 Majority of Salary increases range from 1.75% to 2.9% each year of new contract Health insurance contribution changes include: No change in contribution rate but change in Base Plan (e.g. From Select to Value) which is tied to increase in salary No change in Base Plan but increase in contribution rate (e.g. increase by 3% - 5%) and tends to be tied to increase in salary No change in Base Plan or contribution rate. This tends to be due to: a very low salary increase, and/or everyone already contributing in the range of 15%- 20% Introduction of more Health Insurance Plan choices or less expensive plans
BOCES2 2014-2015 Tentative Contract Proposal Board is comprised of representative from each of the 9 component districts Ratification occurs from the vote from the constituents and the Board Non ratification means that we continue to operate under the terms and conditions of the current contract. Your vote is important!
Health Insurance BluePoint2 Extended – no longer available for enrollment ** YOU MUST CHOOSE ANOTHER PLAN ** Base Plan – BluePoint2 Value Buy up to BluePoint2 Select (option) Effective Date – October 1, 2014
Health Insurance - Districts Component School DistrictsBase Plan BrockportValue Churchville-ChiliValue Gates-ChiliValue Greece *Select HiltonValue Holley **Non-RASHP Kendall **Non-RASHP SpencerportValue Wheatland-ChiliValue Majority of Monroe County East side schools have moved to Value as the base
Total premium cost INSURANCE PLANExtended PlanSelect PlanValue Plan Family$19,624$16,962$15,389 Single with dependents $18,650$16,118$14,623 Two person$17,029$14,722$13,357 Single$7,406$6,400$5,806
Buy up Formula Total cost of the Select Plan For pre 1/09 staff members: – Subtract BOCES contribution (90%) of Value plan. For post 1/09 staff members: – Subtract BOCES contribution (80%) of Value plan. This equals your total annual cost for buying up
Buy up Formula 90/10 (Pre 1/09) from Value Plan to Select Plan Insurance Plan10% member contribution cost of value plan Additional cost to buy up to select plan Total Cost to member for select plan Family$1,539$1,573$3,112 Single with dependents $1,462$1,495$2,957 Two person$1,336$1,414$2,750 Single$581$594$1,175 * Plan numbers are based upon current premium cost for 2013-2014 * Rates may change January 2015
Buy up Formula 80/20 (Post 1/09) from Value Plan to Select Plan Insurance Plan20% member contribution cost of value plan Additional cost to buy up to select plan Total Cost to member for select plan Family$3,078$1,537$4,651 Single with dependents $2,924$1,496$4,420 Two person$2,672$1,364$4,036 Single$1,162$593$1,755 * Plan numbers are based upon current premium cost for 2013-2014 * Rates may change January 2015
Current BluePoint2 Extended Buy-Ups Insurance PlanEnrolleesCurrent Employee Cost for Extended Plan Projected Employee Cost of Select Plan Difference for Employee (Savings for Select Plan) Projected Employee Cost of Value Plan Difference for Employee (Savings for Value Plan) Family27$4,358$3,112$1,246$1,538$2,820 Single with dependents 3$4,143$2,957$1,186$1,462$2,681 2 person6$3,734$2,750$984$1,335$2,399 Single7$1,646$1,175$471$580$1,066
Current BluePoint2 Select (Pre-1/1/09) Insurance PlanEnrolleesCurrent Cost Annual Current Cost of Value Plan Difference (Savings) Family62$1,696$1,539$157 Single with dependents 13$1,611$1,462$149 2 person25$1,472$1,335$137 Single14$640$580$60
Current BluePoint2 Select (Post-1/1/09) PlanEnrolleesCurrent Cost Annual Current Cost of Value Plan Difference (Savings) Family15$3,392$3,078$314 Single with dependents 1$3,223$2,924$299 2 person7$2,944$2,671$273 Single8$1,280$1,161$119
Health Insurance Contributions: Nurses will increase 4% from 6% to 10% over life of contract: year 1 to 8%, year 2 to 9% and year 3 to 10% 2 Members grandfather into Classic Blue Plan will increase 2.5% from 15% to 17.5% year 1 Pre 1/2009 members: NO change stay at 10% Post 1/2009 members: NO change stay at 20%
Health Insurance Next Steps AUGUST 2014: – Receive notification from BOCES detailing insurance options – If you have EXTENDED you MUST choose another option – If you VALUE there will be NO change – if you keep SELECT you must be aware this will become a buy up option after the enrollment date – Month of September 2014 members MUST change open enrollment if in Extended. – Month of September 2014 members who want to change from Select to Value will need to change enrollment.
Other Areas Negotiated Leadership Stipends Now: Department Chairs shall receive $150 per unit member with a maximum compensation of $1500 and a minimum compensation of $1000. Was: $136 per unit member with maximum compensation of $1363 and a minimum compensation of $818
Other Areas Negotiated BOCES Required Industry Certification New language added to read as follows: The BOCES will reimburse CTE Teachers for the cost of BOCES required CTE Industry Certification fees.
B2TA Negotiating Committee Regina Boyer Mary Etta Chorbajian Cassandra DiPasquale Rob Donohew Jeanine Gallina Leigh Nenni Roxanne Redmond David Shalke Robert VanWinkle Mackenzie Marr Jamie Guilian-NYSUT Labor Specialist
Tentative Contract Proposal Question and Answers?