Bargaining Meeting 4/16/2014
First Day Proposals
Articles on the table from L88
L88 requests a monthly report accounting for on-call hours worked.
L88 requests a monthly list of new retirees
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.
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
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
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)
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)