SCPS COLLECTIVE BARGAINING TENTATIVE AGREEMENT REACHED WITH BUS DRIVERS' ASSOCIATION

Joint Statement between the School Board of Seminole County and the Seminole County School Bus Drivers Association, Inc.

Serita D. Beamon, Superintendent and Chardo Richardson,

Seminole UniServ Executive Director and Chonta Henderson, President SCSBDA

In the spirit of cooperation, the School Board of Seminole County and the Seminole County School Bus Drivers Association are pleased to announce that the parties have tentatively agreed to contract language and compensation.

  • All current bus drivers and bus monitors will receive an increase of $2.00 an hour to their hourly rate of pay retroactive to July 1, 2021 (which equates to a percentage raise increase ranging from 7.87% to 18.54%).
  • Effective July 1, 2021, the new starting salary for bus drivers will be $16.53 per hour.
  • Effective July 1, 2021, the new starting salary for bus monitors will be $12.79 per hour.
  • All current bus drivers and bus monitors will receive a one-time supplement based on the following years of experience:

Years of Experience

Supplement

0-4

$300.00

5-9

$500.00

10-14

$700.00

15-19

$1,000.00

20-24

$1,500.00

25-29

$2,000.00

30+

$2,500.00

The School Board and Seminole County School Bus Drivers Association, Inc. extend their appreciation to those who made contributions to a positive and productive bargaining process and look forward to the continuing partnership as we build upon the excellence of Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS).

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