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File #: 20-0113    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/15/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/11/2020 Final action: 2/11/2020
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board, acting as the Governing Body of the El Dorado County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority, approve and authorize the Chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) UDWA/IHSS-2020 between the El Dorado County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and United Domestic Workers of America, AFSCME, Local 3930, AFL-CIO for the term of June 30, 2017 through December 31, 2024. FUNDING: State Funding and General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - El Dorado 2017-2024 MOU Signed - 20-0113 - 020420, 2. Executed Memorandum of Understanding EDCIHSS-UDWA
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board, acting as the Governing Body of the El Dorado County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority, approve and authorize the Chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) UDWA/IHSS-2020 between the El Dorado County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and United Domestic Workers of America, AFSCME, Local 3930, AFL-CIO for the term of June 30, 2017 through December 31, 2024.

FUNDING: State Funding and General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The County contracted with Industrial Employers & Distributors Association (IEDA) to represent the County in negotiations with United Domestirc Workers of America. Following previous negotiation models, on November 8, 2019, United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA) and representatives from the Health and Human Services Agency acting as representatives of the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority, tentatively agreed to a new Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with a retroactive term extending from June 31, 2017 through December 31, 2024, including a wage that includes the higher of state or federal minimum wage plus an additional $.50 per hour in year one of the four-year agreement, with no other increases. The UDWA members voted to ratify the tentative agreement on December 19, 2019, and the MOU was processed for signatures.
In preparation for this item, the County submitted the proposed rate increase to the State for approval on January 31, 2020. Subsequent to approval by the Board, the rate will become effective April 1, 2020. The rate change would be applied to payments beginning April 1, 2020.
History:
Each County in California is required to operate an In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program to provide personal care and domestic services to aged, blind, or disabled individuals in their own homes. The IHSS program allows individuals who are recipients of these services to live safely in their homes rather than in costly and less des...

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