*Across the board increase for Middle Mgmt. Assoc. is effective September 29,
1999; for Minnesota Law Enforcement, it is effective August 18, 1999.
(1) Includes all funds, including
higher education agencies. Includes salaries, steps, FICA, insurance and
(2) Percent of new money needed over
(3) Groups within plan follow lead of
comparable bargaining units.
(4) This percentage reflects the
annualized cost of the increases granted during the biennium. This figure
depicts all of the costs of the contract, including "tails."
Note: The calculations for all contracts and plans include turnover savings. However, there is a debate between MnSCU and exclusive representatives about the costing of this particular variable. If turnover were not included, the costs of faculty contracts compared to AFSCME would be: