Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 20, 1974, Page 9

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette March 20, 1974

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The cociety's hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.College District Board Rejects Pay, Benefit Plan By Kevin Kane    majority on the representative thought was necessary to “get The College Community board cabine;: Probed keeping the! more in line salary-wise. of education Tuesday njght:same longevity and educational We have bern using out in ,,oi .    j    %    ci 7c    steps    as in    the present salary: increases since 1971-72. In those unanimously    rejected    a    $1-76    F    three years teachers have been million 1974-75 salary and web st^e;ule; ...    ..    learners    nucbeen fare package nronoid bv the I That schedule generally taking the brunt of ‘hold-the-fare package proposed DV mc    teachers in the “middle line’measures.” £ ngfrr?4T y    ibrackets’’ by giving them    *    *    * J    .    higher step increases than ei- The CCEA proposal also in- The proposal,    which passed ^er beginning    or long-term fac-    eluded the following welfare the district s    representative upy members.    benefits, many of which Wil- cabinet last Thursday, will now *    j    iiams said were “non-cost” be sent into negotiations be-    ^our discussion    items: tween    representatives    of    the    The    board, after hearing a    sick leave days could be used board    and    members    of    the    presentation    of the proposal by    by a teacher to apply to ab- CCEA’s negotiating committee. CCEA Negotiator John Williams, sences due to illness in his im-A n y compromise proposal discussed various aspects of the mediate family, worked out by the negotiations package for more than an hour    Pr5fcssiona|'    staff niPn,Krrs group will .hen be sent back to before finally rejecting it.    J“nquestionedTse of the CCEA for approval and re- Board members didnt raise    d    ^    absences    t.ur submission to the    school board, many specific    objections to the    rentjv „ranted for problems or 9.3% Pay    Boost    r    0 J 0 s a * ’    ®^hough several    business which could not be th • a    tho    menifeIu clueJt*oned. thJ. we1^' normally handled outside of the The primary provision of the ,„g of the schedule in the mid-    ,    workweek. CCEA proposal was a 9.3 per die brackets.    1T    .    . cent increase from $7,410 to One member said he would    nu    courtesy    days could $8,100 in the base teacher’s sala- like to see a share of the step accumulated. Ty.    increases go for “competence.    T*10 annual    calendar    would That increase would hike the not just for staying in the school delude 180 days for students total salary schedule by about system.”    and 190 days for teachers, with IO percent and, with the addi- '    lint    !eight the extra days for in‘ tion of welfare benefit in-    Losing inn    service use and two for paid creases, would raise the entire) Williams, a high school holidays (all ten extra days are package 11.4 percent from a science teacher, told The Ga-currently in-service days). 1973-74 total of $1.59 million. zette after the special Tuesday Some form of early dismissal, The CCEA. which represents meeting that the CCEA consid- perhaps an hour once or twice a about IOO of 137 College Commu-jered the proposal “very realist- month, would be instituted to nity faculty members and has a ic” and what the organization allow teachers extra time to --      —    complete clerical work. Hie board would pay single contracts with Blue Cross and I Blue Shield in full, and one-half the difference    between    single and family contracts. Volunteers are still being, James Wood, social security    *nSara,nre    t0'era8e sought to help wind up the Sup^ district manager, said the "ould ■» Prov!dad for PrescrlP; p I e rn e n t a I Security Income number of referrals from the j J0" ruKS an 1,1 ^Pou>t an Alert (SSI Alert) program.    SSI Alert program picked up    c[!ea enl.?f . The project is scheduled    to    considerably last week.    ,x ra ie insurance,    • ng conclude March 31, the end of The referrals received in the a vanla8e cl g^0UP! ra es’ VJ0^: its 90-dav funding, Dwight An- last couple weeks have been be sponsored by ie oard but derson, pVoject director, report- better, he added, as volunteer* Pa,d by ***** faculty ed.    have become more experienced    mem rs‘ A large backlog of names of at determining eligibility.    ~ persons believed to be potential The social .security office staff BclCflfT.Sn Fourth SSI applicants must still be con    members have been working tacted.    Saturdays to process new refer- Volunteers are needed    to    rats, canvass the list by phone, Ander-    Federal Takeover son said.    0_T    .    , .    , As of last Friday, 530 people    The    SS*    program is a federal had been contacted by 183 SSI takeover of assistance programs Alert volunteers.    J0 ^°s® °.v®r blind or disa bled, administered by the social 140 Applications Made    security administration. Of those, 140 SSI applications    The    SSI    Alert program, fund- have been made and another 46    ed by    the    Council on Aging, is Volunteers Are Sought For SSI Alert Effort Lenten Speaker are pending. conducted locally by the Red Cross in conjunction with the Area Agency for the Aging. The coal is to locate the 8.000 , to 10.000 people believed eligible for SSI payments in the six- Ozark Prop-Jets Being Replaced On C. R. Flights county area served by local so cial security officials. A schedule change and re-1    -—- placement of prop jets with dc- Chrysler Prices ll jets on Cedar Rapids to St. ii;. J pprren+ Louis and Minneapolis-St. Paul liiKCU ./ flights starting April I have DETROIT (AP) —    Chrysler    John    Bachman,    who    studied been announced by Ozark Air Corp. has announced    a retail    for    the ministry before deciding i innc    coo    to enter journalism, will speak Lines.    price increase averaging Szh on    J „    ,    .    .,    '    *    , .    Eridflv    nnnn    at thp fourth I canton Early morning service to the its 1974 model cars. Twin Cities will be provided, The increase, effective Mon-with a DC-9 leaving    Cedarjday, is the first since price con- Rapids at 8:32 a m. The    service trois were lifted last December.:7*1^    Perris currently provided    with    an    it is the second    increase    by    1 FH-227B prop-jet.    Chrysler since it    introduced    its The flight also provides ser- 1974 cars last fall, vice from St. Louis, departing)    The increase    averages    0.7 at 7:05 a.m. It will make one percent per unit and ranges stop in the Quad Cities and ar- J from $15 for the Dodge Dart rive here at 8:20 a.m. It will ar--and Plymouth Valiant to $67 rive in the Twin Cities at 9:45 for the Plymouth Fury, Dodge a.m.    •    I    Monaco, Chrysler and Imper- A prop-jet flight from the jai, Chrysler said. Twin ( Hies, departing    there    at    In the announcement lues- ployed as a television reporter 10:45 a m., will also be replaced day, Chrysler said the price in- for a Minneapolis station while with a DC-9 April I.    crease is necessary to offset attending the seminary. Ile lat- It will make one stop    at Ro-1 “rapidly increasing costs of; cr    worked part time    of    BBC in chester and arrive here at 11:57 both labor and materials.” England while    taking    graduate a.m. The flight continues to St.--iwork at Oxford university. Louis, departing Cedar Rapids 30 YEARS AGO — American Churches United, Catholic Lay-at 12:10 p.m. and arriving at soldiers swept the Japanese out men and the Metropolitan YMCA 1:25 p.m. after a stop in the of Lorengau, the enemy’s Admi- are co-sponsors of the Lenten Quad Cities.    ralty islands headquarters. luncheon series. JOHN BACHMAN Friday noon at the fourth lenten luncheon in the Embassy club. The weekly programs are open to both men and women of all faiths. No a< vation is required. The Sweet Adelines women’s barbershop singing group will; provide the music for Friday’s program. Bachman, WMT-TV newsman, is a 1970 graduate of St. Olaf college and attended graduate school at Luther Theological Seminary. He also was em- 10A The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Wed., Mar. 20, 1974 ;

  • James Wood
  • John Williams
  • Kevin Kane
  • Paul Liikcu

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: March 20, 1974

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