Teachers irked with contract proposal

Members of the Associated Calexico Teachers union stand outside the Calexico Unified School District meeting on Aug. 22 in protest of the district’s new proposed salary increase. As of Wednesday, ACT and the district have yet to set a date on when they’ll meet to negotiate. COURTESY PHOTO

CALEXICO — Educators here said they are feeling offended and insulted after reviewing Calexico Unified School District’s proposed salary increase.

The district is proposing a 7 percent salary increase; however, the increase comes with a reduction in a teacher’s health care coverage.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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