Union Proposes Items 1-5, City Submits Second Set of Contract Proposals.
Today, the City and Union representatives met again to bargain a new contract. In attendance for the Union were: Theresa Foglio, David De La Torre, Nikki Mixon, Anthony Travis, Dave Gibbs, Adrian Rojo, Joan Vellutini, Dan Feerick, Norflis McCullough, and Alex Alvarez.Below, is a list of Union Proposals and action taken during the session, if any. Also, find the Union's second request for information (related to proposals from the City submitted on February 22, 2012.) Click here for a copy of the City's second set of contract proposals.
UNION PROPOSAL #1. (March 2, 2012) - Tabled per Union APPENDIX A (CAMP MATHER) omit "There shall be sign-up sheets to Work at Camp Mather" replace with "Opportunities to work at Camp Mather will be based on Merit, Chief Shop Stewards will jointly administer sign ups with management for all bargaining unit members" - UNION PROPOSAL #2. (March 2, 2012) - Rejected by City 3/2 II.L REORGANIZATION Union proposes to insert between paragraphs 133 & 134 the following: "For employees displaced or negatively impacted as a result of a managed less than intended purpose (Candlestick Park,) or resulting from land transfers, leases, or legislated changes of use (Sharp's Park,) those employees shall be given opportunity to "Bid in" based on seniority during the administration of a supplemental bid, in order to accommodate such events. In the event an employee finds a mutual trade by class, it shall be granted until the next bid. - UNION PROPOSAL #3. (March 2, 2012) - Rejected by City 3/2 II.O. GUIDELINES FOR SUPERVISOR WORKLOADS Union proposes to insert at the end of paragraph 138 the following: In no event will supervisory employees covered by this agreement be required to perform functions of a higher class in another bargaining unit without being provided the assignment in writing. Upon Union request, each Department agrees to meet to confer over proposed assignment if not voluntarily accepted. - UNION PROPOSAL #4. (March 2, 2012) - Tabled by City 3/2 III.C.1 WORK SCHEDULES 1. REGULAR WORK SCHEDULES e (7) EXCEPTION omit "Any such agreement shall be submitted to the Mayor's Budget Office for its approval or rejection." - UNION PROPOSAL #5. (March 2, 2012) - Rejected by City 3/2 III.H TIME OFF FOR VOTING Add: "For employees who opt. to use meal period to vote in labor organization matters, travel time shall be granted, with prior notice dispatched to each Department Head or designee notifying of the type of election (SFERS, SFHSS, UNIT,) and the location.
UNION'S SECOND INFORMATION REQUEST: - Union can neither except, reject, nor can it comfortably counter unless and until the following information is made available for the bargaining committee:
CITY PROPOSAL #5 (February 22, 2012) III.C WORK SCHEDULES - Union can neither except, reject, nor can it comfortably counter unless and until the following information is made available for the bargaining committee: In order to engage the City in its own proposal #5, Union hereby requests current work schedules at the following City Departments for the following classifications: SFRPD: All work schedules broken down by assigned Supervisor/Area (for example) 0922 (all schedules and special agreements) 3422 (all subordinate Park Section Supervisors & Special Agreements) 3417 (all bid schedules and special agreements) 3410/7501/9916/alt SFPUC: All work schedules broken down by assigned Supervisor/Area (CDD, Sunol, HH, Milbrae) (for example) UA Bargaining Unit members in all classes (all schedules and special agreements) LiUNA! Bargaining Unit members in all classes (all bid schedules and special agreements) SFDPW: All work schedules broken down by assigned Supervisor/Area For every employee in every classification that reports to the Cesar Chavez location. - CITY PROPOSAL #6 (February 22, 2012) II.D. TRAVEL PAY - Union can neither except, reject, nor can it comfortably counter unless and until the following information is made available for the bargaining committee. In order to engage the City in its own proposal #6, Union hereby requests current work schedules at the following City Departments for the following classifications: CITY-WIDE: Union hereby requests all TRAVEL PAY provisions of each and every employment agreement with the City, and the total amount paid out in the last three fiscal year resulting from the application of each (by bargaining unit.) - CITY PROPOSAL #7 (February 22, 2012) I.A RECOGNITION - Union can neither except, reject, nor can it comfortably counter unless and until the following information is made available for the bargaining committee: In order to engage the City in its own proposal #7, Union hereby requests Job Descriptions and a listing of employees in each Department in the below classifications, as well as any vacant budgeted positions. 3432 Asst. Director Arboretum 3435 Urban Forestry Inspector 7458 Switch Repair 7540 Track Maintenance
The LiUNA! Local 261 Public Employee City Committee:
Tom Harrison RPD (ret.) Alejandro Alvarez MTA
Pete Andrews RPD Walter Ang DPW Jon Beazor DPW Patti Birmingham, SFUSD Nadine Boyd PUC Manuel Bustos PUC Dennis Callahan MTA Christopher Campbell RPD James Cededon MTA Joseph Chmielewski RPD Alexander Chong PORT George Dugan PUC William Eagleton RPD Steven Elder RPD Anthony Garcia SFIA David Gibbs PORT Byron Gill RPD Sean Healy DPW
Sam Hernandez DPW Brian Hill PUC Kevin Jackson RPD Katherine Donelly RPD Ed Kitchen, PUC Deborra Knotts RPD Fred Larsen PUC Daniel Larson MTA Franklin Lee MTA
Tony Lucero PUC Douglas Martino RPD Wendy Mc Arthur DPW Norflis Mc Collough DPW Hugh Mc Dermott RPD Shannon Miller RPD Larry Montoya PORT Teresa O’Brien RPD Kevin Patterson PORT John Raulli RPD
John Reilly DPW Bruce Ricci RPD Adrian Rojo RPD George Scherer, C.C.S.F.
Terry Seefeld RPD Robert Stafford DPW Diane Schaumleffel RPD Aida Teklu RPD Robert Watkins RPD David Weidner SFIA Nigel Woods MTA
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