Brevard Public Schools Makes Progress in Teachers Union Contract Talks
By Space Coast Daily // November 8, 2021
next contract talks are scheduled for November 15
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard Public Schools (BPS) held another round of contract negotiations with Brevard Federation of Teachers (BFT) union.
During the session, BPS offered teachers a one-time $1,500 payment for their performance and dedication to our students.
The BPS compensation package being offered currently includes:
◾$1,500 one-time payment to teachers
◾$3.79m recurring payment to the health insurance trust fund to avoid healthcare premium increases
◾$6.2m one-time infusion payment to the health insurance trust fund to avoid healthcare premium increases
◾$1,000 supplement to teachers at schools with nine-hour days
◾Hourly rate of pay for Saturday training
◾$71,000 to maintain one salary schedule for teachers
In total, the compensation offered today by BPS comes out to $18.87m.
While no agreement has been reached, BPS is hopeful to have a deal completed soon.
The next contract talks are scheduled for November 15th.