CSEA Contract OK'd

The Board of Education has voted unanimously to approve a contract agreement with the California School Employees Association. The agreement provides a 4 percent salary increase retroactive to July 1, 2005 and a 6 percent increase effective July 1, 2006. The agreement with CSEA also provides incentives tied to career longevity. Retroactive checks for the pay increases and any longevity increment increases were issued September 1.