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Impasse: Tense negotiations continue between SRVUSD management, teachers union

Original post made on Mar 4, 2020

Labor negotiations continue between SRVUSD administrators and SRVEA union representatives, and while they two sides have reached a consensus on some issues, many more remain unresolved.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, March 1, 2020, 1:40 PM

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Posted by Sarah
a resident of San Ramon
on Mar 4, 2020 at 8:08 am

This is a start, opening the negotiations to the taxpayers would be next.

Unions should be exited out of public sector jobs. It is a direct conflict of interest to the taxpayer that contracts of these sorts have been negotiated and behind closed doors. And in bad faith. Who would not vote themselves raises, better benefits and a ridiculous pension and make the taxpayer pay?

This includes fireman, policeman, teachers and all other government workers.

California, and many other states, and the federal government are literally being crushed by the outrageous and ridiculously high pension, pay and benefit obligations all of you have placed on the taxpayer.

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Posted by JustTheFacts
a resident of Danville
on Mar 4, 2020 at 1:05 pm

There is misinformation out there. Teachers pay into their own pension and cannot collect Social Security, even if they worked at another job prior to becoming a teacher. In other words, they cannot collect money they themselves paid. The pension is no more than they would have earned from Social Security. It’s no jackpot. There is no paid health insurance after retirement, and benefits end. Look it up.

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Posted by Father
a resident of Danville
on Mar 5, 2020 at 2:52 am

Sarah your comments really show a lack of understanding.
First it appears you are very uninformed. Second I challenge you to walk in the shoes of a teacher, fireman and policeman. Based on your lack of compassion I don’t think you’d last a day.
But the good news is the people you want to hold down are filled with compassion to educate and save lives and property on a daily basis.

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Posted by Jerry
a resident of Alamo
on Mar 10, 2020 at 2:21 pm

I disagree... Have you seen those pension benefits for PD and FD? Many are in the hundred of thousand per year (ever heard of pension spiking?)! In my opinion they all should move to a 401k type of system just like everyone else. We will be at a point when the debt will be too much for our community and we as a community are already feeling it...

Good artical to read from PPIC: Web Link

From the artical:
The largest funds at CalPERS and CalSTRS have reported gaps of more than $138.9 billion and $107.3 billion, respectively, between their estimated obligations to retirees and the current value of their assets.

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Posted by Sarah
a resident of San Ramon
on Mar 10, 2020 at 4:37 pm

Thanks, Jerry. Good web link. Your probably aware of the website below, but if not check it out:

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