Wednesday, December 31, 2008

261 Committee Members moving 2009 Bids (SFRPD & SFDPW) to become final!

Brothers & Sisters:
Bid Committees in each Department are working toward finalizing the Shift Bids for 2009. These are very important negotiations that take place pursuant to the appendix of our MOU that benefit the membership a great deal. Our Thanks go out to Joan Vellutini, Adrian Rojo, Hugh McDermott, Bob Nastor, Terry McDevitt of RPD and Edison Fincher, Theresa Foglio, Nikki Mixon, Robert Stafford, and Dan Feerick of DPW. We will be working towards expanding the practice in other Departments. Please try to attend monthly meetings to keep up to date on our collective progress.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

FEEL THE POWER! 261 in Action!!!

Here is news of our members of the Local Union in extra efforts for better wages, hours, and working conditions for all members and working people!!!

Adrian and Joe crash headquarters of rat-bastard contractor SelectBuild with their International Union brothers and sisters!

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Chair and Chiefs rollout 2009/2010 PEC plan!

At the Annual Meeting for the Public Employee City Committee, The membership chose Larry Montoya (SFPORT,) Jose De La Mora (SFIA,) Manuel Bustos (SFPUC,) and Alejandro Alvarez (MTA,) to work with the Chair, Chief Stewards and Oscar De La Torre, Vince Courtney, and David De La Torre on 2009/2010 Contract negotiations by collecting all non-economic proposals for consideration at the Law/Leg sub-committee (Chair McDEvitt) for recommendations to the full body. Field, Foglio, & McDevitt to be Co-Chairs of the new Negotiations Committee. The current MOU expires on June 30, 2009!

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Letter from CCSF ERD Director Martin Gran

Brothers and Sisters:
On November 19, 2008, pursuant to SF City Charter Section A 8.409-4, the City named Jennifer Johnston to the Arbitration panel. The Union responded naming Oscar De La Torre to the panel.