Dade Teachers To Vote On Contract Proposal Monday

Originally posted on CBS Miami:

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Teachers across Miami-Dade could soon see a little more in their paychecks.

On Monday they will vote on a three-year contract.

If approved they would receive about $30 million in raises in the first year, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald. Nearly 75 percent of the money will go to about 8,500 of the county’s most experienced, highest paid teachers who would see increases between $1,250 to nearly $11,000.

The county’s lowest paid teachers and new teachers would see their salaries increased to $40,000. The rest would see increases of about $300 a year.

On average, the raises would amount to about a three percent increase.

The district’s chief of staff, Daniel Tosado, told teachers in an email on Friday they wouldn’t move to a higher bracket for health care contributions based on any salary increase in the tentative contract, according to the paper. That…

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