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School Districts Pre-empting Changes in Labor Law (UPDATED 5/23/11)

Comments | By MacIver Institute | Posted April 8, 2011 10:09 AM

School Districts

Altoona

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/7/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Almond-Bancroft

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2009-2011

Date of Approval: 3/1/11

Salary Increases: 2.61% first year, 2.38% second year

Health Insurance Contribution: 3% first year, 6% second year

Pension Contribution: None

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Baraboo

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/24/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: n/a

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Barron

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2009-2011

Date of Approval: 3/14/11

Salary Increases: 0% first year, 2% second year

Health Insurance Contribution: Undefined first year, 5% increase second year

Pension Contribution: None

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract:

Beloit

Contract Approved?: No

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: n/a

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $12m

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Bonduel

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/28/11

Salary Increases: 0% (steps, lane changes remain intact)

Health Insurance Contribution: 12%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: $400,000

Brodhead

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/11/11

Salary Increases: Dependent on Consumer Price Index

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $935,000

Projected Savings from New Contract: $500,000

Chippewa Falls

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/26/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $2.8-$4m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $2.25m-$2.75m

Durand

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 2/24/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: “hundreds of thousands of dollars.”

Eau Claire

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/13/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $8m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $3.5m

Edgerton

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/15/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $1.3m

Projected Savings from New Contract: Over $500,000

Ellsworth

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/14/11

Salary Increases: n/a

Health Insurance Contribution: n/a

Pension Contribution: n/a

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Evansville

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 2/24/11

Salary Increases: Approximately 1% (Dependent on Consumer Price Index)

Health Insurance Contribution: 5%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Fond du Lac

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2009-2011

Date of Approval: 2/23/11

Salary Increases: 2% in first year, 1% in second year

Health Insurance Contribution:

Pension Contribution:

Projected Shortfall:

Projected Savings from New Contract:

Green Bay

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/8/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $20m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $15m

Green Lake

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/28/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 10%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: $250k-$350k

Holmen

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/4/11

Salary Increases: Less than 1%

Health Insurance Contribution: 20%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $2.6m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $1.8m

La Crosse

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/4/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $4.9m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $3.7m

Madison

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/12/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 5%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: $15.5m first year, $18.6m second year.

Menonomee Falls

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 5/23/11

Salary Increases: n/a

Health Insurance Contribution: 8-12%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $5.1m

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Merrill

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/14/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $2m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $1.3m

Nekoosa

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/11/11

Salary Increases: .23%

Health Insurance Contribution: n/a

Pension Contribution: n/a

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Onalaska

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/4/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 20%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $1.5m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $500,000

Oshkosh

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/23/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $4m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $4m

Plymouth

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/15/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $1.99m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $1.1m

Prairie Farm

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2009-2011

Date of Approval: 2/11

Salary Increases: n/a (“slight increases”)

Health Insurance Contribution: n/a

Pension Contribution: n/a

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Racine

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/9/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: Increased via switch to high deductible health plan, along with additional contributions for some staff dental plans.

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $25m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $18m

Pulaski

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/23/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Sauk Prairie

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/11/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 25%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $1.45m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $900,000

Sheboygan

Contract Approved?: No

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: n/a

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: n/a

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $9.8m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $3.8m

Slinger

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/15/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: $1.35m

Sturgeon Bay

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/25/11

Salary Increases: 0% (Steps remain, allowing for increases of approximately 1.6%)

Health Insurance Contribution: n/a

Pension Contribution: n/a

Projected Shortfall: $586K first year, $1.172m total.

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Superior

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/1/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $2.5m

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Tomah

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/11/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $3m

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Tomorrow River

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 4/2/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $1.2m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $400,000

Tri-County

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2009-2011

Date of Approval: 3/3/11

Salary Increases: 1.5% first year, 2% second year

Health Insurance Contribution: n/a

Pension Contribution: n/a

Projected Shortfall: $935,000

Projected Savings from New Contract: $500,000

Two Rivers

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2009-2011

Date of Approval: 3/23/11

Salary Increases: 50% of CPI first year (no more than 1%), full CPI second year (no more than 2%)

Health Insurance Contribution: 16%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: $1.5m

Viroqua

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/25/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Waukesha

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2009-2011

Date of Approval: 3/1/11

Salary Increases: 0% first year, 1% second year

Health Insurance Contribution: None.

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $4m

Projected Savings from New Contract: $1.1m

Note: Contract included a lengthening of the salary step progression, forcing teachers to accumulate more years of service before climbing up the salary ladder – from 7 years to completion to 18.

Waupun

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/24/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: n/a

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: $1.4m

Wausau

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/15/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 15%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $1.6-2m

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

West Salem

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/10/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $900,000

Projected Savings from New Contract: $825,000

Wisconsin Rapids (no teachers involved)

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2013

Date of Approval: 3/25/11

Salary Increases: 0%

Health Insurance Contribution: 15%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Wisconsin Dells

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2014

Date of Approval: 3/29/11

Salary Increases: n/a

Health Insurance Contribution: 12.6%

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $1.5m

Projected Savings from New Contract: at least $900,000


Single Schools


Walworth Elementary

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2009-2011

Date of Approval: 2/23/11

Salary Increases: 1.62%

Health Insurance Contribution: n/a

Pension Contribution: n/a

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Big Foot HS

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2009-2011

Date of Approval: 2/23/11

Salary Increases: 1.62%

Health Insurance Contribution: n/a

Pension Contribution: n/a

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a

Madison Area Technical College

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2014

Date of Approval: 3/23/11

Salary Increases: Tied to CPI

Health Insurance Contribution: Increased (contribution depends on upcoming cuts)

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: $10.3m

Projected Savings from New Contract: Pending

Western Technical College

Contract Approved?: Yes

Contract Duration: 2011-2012

Date of Approval: 3/1/11

Salary Increases: 1.64%

Health Insurance Contribution: Double the previous contribution (figure pending)

Pension Contribution: 50% (5.8% of total salary)

Projected Shortfall: n/a

Projected Savings from New Contract: n/a