April 30th your bargaining team met with JCSS management’s team for the second time to negotiate our new contract. Many articles were opened by management. Both sides have until the 4th bargaining session to open new items.
|#2- definitions||#9-Sick Leave|
|#11-Insurance||#5- Union Security|
|#14 Wages||New- Student loan forgiveness|
|Addendum D- Drug & Alcohol|
|#22- Shift & work assignment|
Next schedules sessions are as follows: 5/11 at JCSS starting at 1pm, 5/28 at JCSS starting at 1pm, 6/8 at JCSS 1pm and every other Monday thereafter until we are done. Please remember that these sessions are open for every member to attend as an observer. This is your contract so please feel free to participate, just know that attendance needs to be on your time like before/after work, day off or on break. Special thanks to those who have already sat in on the initial sessions.
In these sessions new issues have come up that your bargaining team needs to know how you feel about them. Please take this survey by 5/15/15 so we can represent your opinion at our next bargaining session.
Go here for the Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2-JCSS
Jaimie Sorenson, AFSCME Staff