Teachers in Michigan’s second-largest school district are taking big cuts in their new contract.
The two-year contract approved this week includes wage and benefit concessions from Utica teachers of more than $9 million.
The agreement includes:
· Five furlough days
· Benefit change to high deductible health insurance
· Dental insurance carrier change
· Step freeze for the first year of the agreement (2017-2018)
· Half-step freeze for the second year of the agreement (2018-2019)