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File #: 22-121    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/18/2022 Departments: HUMAN RESOURCES
On agenda: 2/22/2022 Final action: 2/22/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing approval of the Tentative Agreement establishing the terms and conditions of a successor agreement to the Memorandum of Understanding with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) for the term of October 3, 2021 through October 5, 2024.
Attachments: 1. 20220222_r_MOU with AFSCME.pdf, 2. 20220222_att_Analysis of MOU for AFSCME.pdf, 3. 20220222_att_Study of Proposed Retiree Health Benefits for AFSCME.pdf, 4. 20220222_a_Tentative Agreement AFSCME MOU 2021-2024 v4.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors

From: Rocio Kiryczun, Human Resources Director
Michelle Kuka, Deputy Director, Human Resources

Subject: Successor agreement to the Memorandum of Understanding with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)


RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing approval of the Tentative Agreement establishing the terms and conditions of a successor agreement to the Memorandum of Understanding with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) for the term of October 3, 2021 through October 5, 2024.

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BACKGROUND:
The current MOU expired on October 2, 2021, and the County concluded negotiations with AFSCME on January 18, 2022. The membership has ratified the County's offer. The County and AFSCME have met and conferred in good faith and agreed to the terms as described in the Tentative Agreement.

DISCUSSION:
This agreement covers all of the staff in classifications represented by AFSCME. The following is a high-level summary of the major changes, but is not a substitute for the attached agreement and the detailed terms contained therein.

Term
October 3, 2021 through October 5, 2024, three years.

Salary Adjustment
Classifications in this bargaining unit will receive Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) increases as follows: 3% effective February 20, 2022, 3% effective October 2, 2022 and 4% effective October 1, 2023.

Lump-Sum Payment
Employees in an active paid status in positions covered by this MOU will receive a one-time lump sum payment of $2,000 following Board of Supervisor approval.

Retiree Health changes
The new agreement makes significant changes to retiree health benefits.

1) Retiree Health Benefits will be based on hire date and years of service at time of retirement

a. Employees hired before the transition date with less than fifteen years of service at the time of...

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