Updated October 3, 2023 - 7:19 pm
The Clark County School District said Monday it has offered a first-year 9 percent salary increase as part of ongoing negotiations with the teachers union.
Last month the district declared an impasse in negotiations, which have been underway since March, with the Clark County Education Association.
The district said in its statement that the latest offer was made to the union on Friday. Along with the first-year increase, it included a 3.3 percent increase in the second year.
“If the estimated SB 231 funds are applied, the second-year increase would be 8.4 percent, bringing the total CCSD offer to a 17.4 percent salary increase over the biennium,” the district wrote.
The union’s most recent ask was for a 11.875 percent first-year salary increase and an 8 percent increase in the second year.
In a Tuesday statement, the union said: “CCEA’s focus is on the pending arbitration proceedings, not irrelevant press releases. The proceedings have been set in motion, and we are confident that an arbitrator will render the appropriate decision on a new contract for educators.”
Protests against the district have taken place at school board meetings and outside district offices in recent weeks. Soon after the impasse was declared, a district judge granted a preliminary injunction against the union to end rolling sickouts.
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