Initial Proposals Exchanged

Posted by MSD Negotiations Team on 5/2/2023

May 2, 2023


Summary of Meeting

At the May 2 negotiations session, the Medford School District (MSD) and Medford Education Association (MEA) presented their initial proposals which are linked below. Our next meeting will be on May 15, 2023. We appreciate all of the employees who were in attendance and participated in the process.


About MSD’s Initial Financial Proposal
In addition to suggested changes in other articles, the school district’s financial proposal raises teacher pay and works to keep insurance costs down for all participants in MSD insurance plans. 


Economic Highlights from District Proposal

Salary & Retirement Benefits

Year 1: Two percent increase in the salary schedule. 

Year 2: Two percent increase in the salary schedule

Year 3: Two percent increase in the salary schedule

Schedule indices (steps) remain at 3.5%

District match to 403(b) remains at up to $1,200


Maintains the 85% District contribution and 15% Employee contribution to all plans with the exception of the HSA plan, which proposes 95% District contribution and 5% Employee contribution to the plan. 


View the MSD’s Initial Proposal 

View the MEA’s Initial Proposal


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