Dallas ISD proposes to raise the district’s minimum wage

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Dallas ISD is proposing to raise the minimum district hourly wage from $12.12 to $13.50 per hour.

Employees in the impacted positions would receive an average increase of 10%, with some employees receiving slightly less or more depending on individual specifics. The increase would impact about 7,300 employees, primarily in the Maintenance and Operations, Student Transportation, Food and Child Nutrition Services, Paraprofessional, Office Support and Police and Security pay structures.

The district will continue to evaluate potential further increases to the Dallas ISD minimum wage in the future.

If approved as part of the proposed 2021–2022 budget, impacted employees would see the increase reflected starting in their September 2021 paycheck effective their 2021-2022 calendar start date.

The minimum wage increase is also included in the proposed District Improvement Plan that trustees discussed during the June 10 briefing.

 

Camp Wisdom UMC Juneteenth Tennis Exhibition
On June 19, Camp Wisdom United Methodist Church will host a Juneteenth Tennis Exhibition fundraising event. The family event will be a match between two young Carter High School championship girls and two older gentlemen. It is set to begin at 7 a.m. at Kiest Tennis Courts, 2324 W. Kiest Blvd. There is a small ticket fee to attend. Children 5 and under can enter free.

The goal is to raise $3,000 to meet the ministry goals of the church’s youth ministry efforts to serve the youth of the Oak Cliff community. Donations are accepted. For tickets or donations, contact the church administrative assistant Pat Wilson at info@cwumcdallas.org or 817-680-6203 or Ms. Beasley at minnie.faye@sbcglobal.net or 214-205-9991.

 

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