Southeast Community College Board Approves Faculty Contract

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A three-year faculty compensation agreement has been approved by the Southeast Community College Board. Faculty will receive an overall 3.36% increase in compensation, the first year of the agreement. That includes salary, health coverage and retirement.

That brings average salary and benefits at SCC to $64,334. The board voted 8-0, with one abstention, to approve the agreement, at a meeting on the Lincoln Campus, Tuesday. Board member Steve Ottman, who will retire from the faculty this summer, abstained.

SCC has used a mutual gains bargaining process since 1982, and Ottman feels the process works better than pitting each side against one another.

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