DEA presents initial proposal to Decorah District
Thursday, March 06, 2014 9:43 AM
The Decorah Education Association (DEA) and Decorah School District have started contract negotiations for the 2014-2015 school year.
At a special meeting Monday, the DEA submitted its initial offer to the District, which includes maintaining a single, $1,000 deductible insurance plan as in previous years, and an total package increase of $5.49 percent.
The proposal would amount to an increase of $501,430, increasing the cost from approximately $9.13 million to $9.63 million.
In addition, the DEA is proposing some slight language changes to the continuation portion of the health insurance portion of the contract.
The District is expected to present its initial counteroffer at a special meeting Monday, March 10.