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File #: 18-1877    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/29/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Title: Human Resources Department recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 245-2018 approving the negotiated Letter of Agreement (LOA) to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the County of El Dorado and the El Dorado County Employees’ Association, Local 1, representing employees in the General (GE), Professional (PL) and Supervisory (SU) Bargaining Units; 2) Authorize the Chair to sign said LOA, noting the LOA will be effective the first full pay period following Union ratification and Board of Supervisors adoption of the LOA; and 3) Direct the Human Resources Department and the Auditor-Controller's Office to administer and implement the LOA provisions. FUNDING: General Fund and other funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Letter of Agreement, 2. B - Final Resolution Reopener LOA 12-4-18, 3. C - Approved Blue Route 12-4-18, 4. Executed Resolution 245-2018
Related files: 17-1358, 18-1861, 19-0813, 19-0874, 19-1029
Title
Human Resources Department recommending the Board:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 245-2018 approving the negotiated Letter of Agreement (LOA) to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the County of El Dorado and the El Dorado County Employees’ Association, Local 1, representing employees in the General (GE), Professional (PL) and Supervisory (SU) Bargaining Units;
2) Authorize the Chair to sign said LOA, noting the LOA will be effective the first full pay period following Union ratification and Board of Supervisors adoption of the LOA; and
3) Direct the Human Resources Department and the Auditor-Controller's Office to administer and implement the LOA provisions.

FUNDING: General Fund and other funds.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The County of El Dorado (County) and El Dorado County Employees’ Association, Local 1 (Local 1), representing employees in the GE, PL, and SU Bargaining Units, have an executed MOU for the period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020. The MOU provides for Local 1 and County to reopen negotiations on the implementation of the County’s Wage and Compensation Study and/or reopen on wages effective July 1 of 2018 and 2019, and to negotiate longevity pay within year two (2) and/or year three (3) of the MOU term.

In accordance with the MOU, and pursuant to the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act (Government Code sections 3500 et seq.), representatives of the County and Local 1 have met and conferred in good faith. County and Local 1 jointly prepared a LOA reflecting agreed revisions to certain terms and conditions. Subject to the provisions in the LOA, those revised terms and conditions with a County cost impact are summarized below, along with the estimated annual cost.

1. Effective the first full pay period following Board of Supervisors adoption of this LOA, base wages for benchmark job classifications and classifications tied to those benchmarks increased as necessary to bring to approximately 10.0% (+/- 1%) behind the...

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