Levesque writes that it would have been nice to see a meeting between the union and superintendent in hopes of communicating the issues and working towards a solution.
The district’s union points to issues of building safety, communication and morale as reasons for disapproval.
One-year deal will be revised following compensation study.
Terms included a 3% cost of living increase and $1,000 cash bonus.
Employees say it’s time for the county to increase wages.
Union members marched outside county building protesting a lack of agreement regarding wage negotiations while supervisors pass resolution in opposition to same union's supported legislation.
After a number of years without raises, county employees come to the Board of Supervisors to ask them to sit down and negotiate
In a county where a two-bedroom apartment costs $2,000 a month, county workers cannot afford to work here anymore
After eight-day walkout, union gets the $1-per-hour raise it sought, plus increases over the next two years
Nearly 500 San Benito Foods workers protest for higher wages and benefits for seasonal employees at the Hollister cannery
Nurses' union, which had held a one-day strike, agrees to four-year contract that includes a 9 percent raise over the life of the deal
Candidates running for a board position were asked questions after school on Wednesday
HSD teachers earning the 2014 median salary ($81,200) or more can afford a median priced home in the Hollister area - that's good pay for a poor district
Lunchtime march designed to draw attention to ongoing contract negotiations with the city