Bargaining Update 4-16-14

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Bargaining Meeting 4/16/2014

First Day Proposals

Articles on the table from L88  

Article 5

L88 requests a monthly report accounting for on-call hours worked.

L88 requests a monthly list of new retirees


Article 10

Bereavement Leave to be allowed for death or aunts/uncles and nieces/nephews.

Bereavement Leave  – additional leave of two paid days (for a total of five days) upon the death of a spouse, domestic partner, or their children.

Essential Employees will be paid 3% premium for all hours worked when county is declared closed.


Article 15

Special Pay Adjustment –To correct pay inequities within a work group.

Temporary Working out of class –Temp vacancy (6 months or less) current employees shall be offered a work out of class opportunity before the county can hire a temp to fill the position


Article 22

Hiring -When a  vacancy opens everyone on the transfer list will be notified by the county.

The county will conduct an internal recruitment before conducting an external recruitment.

Training programs for current employees may be established for specialty or difficult to fill positions to develop promotional opportunities.


Addendum G — Department of Community Justice

Recognizance Unit — to make the calculation of “days of rest” consistent with  the current Sheriff’s Office practice.


Addendum J — School Based Employees

10 month employees shall not lose classification seniority due to two month annual layoff.


Articles on the table from Management


Article 2

If an newly hired employee is absent from work for 3 or more months of their 12 month probation, the probation can be extended by the length of their absence. (Current language states probation can only be extended if absence is 6 months or more)


Article 21

The county proposes forming a workgroup to bring better clarity to seniority language in several areas of the contract.

Management proposes that if a member on a recall list does not respond to a recall letter or email within 7 days, they will be removed from the recall list.  (Current language allows 14 days to respond, email notice is not in contract)