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File #: 20-0862    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/24/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/14/2020 Final action: 7/14/2020
Title: Human Resources Department recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign the negotiated Letter of Agreement to the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of El Dorado and El Dorado County Employees’ Association, Local No. 1, American Federal of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 57, representing the General, Professional, and Supervisory bargaining units. FUNDING: Various.
Attachments: 1. A - Letter of Agreement 7-14-2020, 2. B - Blue Route 7-14-2020, 3. Executed Letter of Agreement
Related files: 19-0874, 19-0813, 17-1358, 18-1877, 21-0738
Title
Human Resources Department recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign the negotiated Letter of Agreement to the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of El Dorado and El Dorado County Employees’ Association, Local No. 1, American Federal of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 57, representing the General, Professional, and Supervisory bargaining units.

FUNDING: Various.
Body
DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The term of the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the County of El Dorado (County) and El Dorado County Employees’ Association, Local No. 1, American Federal of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 57 (Union) representing employees in the General (GE), Professional (PL), and Supervisory (SU) bargaining units (Units), ended on June 30, 2020.

Pursuant to the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act (Government Code sections 3500 et seq.), representatives of the Union and the County have met and conferred in good faith regarding wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment of employees in the represented Units for a successor MOU since February 4, 2020; however, in consideration of the COVID-19 emergency, the County and Union have agreed to briefly pause negotiations for a successor MOU, and have instead reached agreement to amend the current MOU for a new term of July 1, 2017 through and including September 11, 2020.

The Letter of Agreement (LOA), which shall supersede all previous agreements and any policies, practices, or ordinance provisions with which it may be in conflict, shall become of full force and effect upon approval and adoption by the Board of Supervisors.

ALTERNATIVES
The Board could reject this LOA and direct the County to resume negotiations for a successor MOU.

PRIOR BOARD ACTION
The LOA amends the MOU adopted by the Board of Supervisors on December 19, 2017, Resolution 196-2017, Legistar item 17-1358. The MOU was earlier amended December 4, 2018, Resolution 245-2018, Legist...

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