Multnomah County Pharmacists Unit – AFSCME Local 88-4 Has Reached a Tentative Agreement!

Multnomah County Health Department Pharmacists Unit – AFSCME Local 88-4 successfully completed their 1st contract. Thanks to the amazing bargaining team: Marion Clark, Rachel Uhlig, Sarah Block, Percy Winters, Jr. , Jordan Muehe and Eben Pullman

Tentative Agreement Summary

  • 11.32% wage increase (5% COLA + 6.32% market increase) retroactive to July 1, 2022
  • 3% Step increase retroactive to July 1, 2022 for those not at the top of the range including step placement credit for residencies.
  • $2,500 Bonus for those employed on July 1, 2022 and $2,000 Bonus for those still employed on July 1, 2023.
  • 5% COLA on July 1, 2023 + 3% Step Increase for those pharmacists not at the top of the range,
  • Bilingual Pay premium of 2%
  • Same Day Reassignment Premium of $3.75 per hour for each day you receive a same day reassignment
  • Essential employee premium of 20% for employees that work on site during a County-wide closure or curtailment
  • State licenses and board certifications reimbursed
  • $500 biennially for Continuing Education
  • Improvements in the Vacations Scheduling Process
  • 1 additional sick leave day per year
  • 1 additional saved holiday per year
  • Protections from unjust discipline and dismissal
  • Seniority based layoff and recall procedure
  • Contract language to protect our safety and health

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