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File #: 21-054    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/18/2020 Departments: HUMAN RESOURCES
On agenda: 1/12/2021 Final action: 1/12/2021
Title: Acting as the Governing Board of the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority, adopt a resolution adopting the Memorandum of Understanding with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2015 for In-Home Supportive Services, for the provision of salaries and benefits of Independent Providers for the term of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023.
Attachments: 1. 20210112_r_MOU with SEIU IHSSPA.pdf, 2. 20210112_att_MOU with SEIU IHSSPA.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors, acting as the Governing Board of the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority

From: Rocio Kiryczun, Human Resources Department Director
Louise F. Rogers, Chief, Health System

Subject: Resolution adopting the In-Home Support Services Public Authority's Memorandum of Understanding with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2015 - In-Home Supportive Services

RECOMMENDATION:
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Acting as the Governing Board of the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority, adopt a resolution adopting the Memorandum of Understanding with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2015 for In-Home Supportive Services, for the provision of salaries and benefits of Independent Providers for the term of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023.

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BACKGROUND:
The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) represents the Independent Providers of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) in negotiations regarding issues such as wages; health, dental and vision benefits; and job development funding. The current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) expired on December 31, 2020.

In 2017, SB-90 eliminated the then-existing County IHSS Maintenance of Effort (MOE) and provided a new state and county cost-sharing ratio for the IHSS program. SB-90 stated that in counties such as San Mateo, where combined wages and individual health benefits exceed $12.10 per hour, the state would participate in a wage and benefit increase not to exceed 10% of the then-current combined total of wages and benefits. If certain criteria were met, the state would participate in a second three-year 10% increase, provided it began by December 1, 2021. Increases negotiated within these parameters will result in an adjustment to the county's IHSS MOE requirement. This second 10% combined wage and benefit increase falls within the allowable IHSS Public Authority rate.

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