UPDATE: The members at the City of Roseville overwhelmingly approved the new agreement on December 29, 2015. The final vote count was 114-5. The City Council met on Jan. 6, 2016 and unanimously approved the MOU.
After four months of bargaining, IBEW 1245 and the City of Roseville reached a tentative agreement on December 17, 2015. The three-year agreement (January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2018) includes General Salary Increases of 2% in January of 2016, 2.6% (35 hour PLT exchange) in January of 2017 and 2% in January 2018. The January 2016 general wage increase thirty three classifications will receive Labor Market Adjustment (LMA) salary increases giving these 33 classifications an 11% increase average LMA.
For new employees hired January 1, 2016 and thereafter, there will be new salary step schedule with approximately 2.5% wage progressions. Nine classifications will have an approximate 10% reduction in the top salary step based on the LMA. All classifications will receive general wage increases, including all step progressions, each year of the MOU.
The TA also includes annual Cafeteria Plan increases. On Dec. 1, 2016, the Cafeteria Plan maximum will increase to $1,296 (+$24); on Dec. 1, 2017 Cafeteria Plan maximum will go up to $1,321 (+$25); and on Dec. 1, 2018 the Cafeteria Plan maximum will increase to $1347 (+$26).
Other highlights of the tentative agreement include:
- Enhanced Standby Pay
- Increased Class A certifications for Water Distribution & Wastewater (6 to 8)
- Increased meal allowance (from$16 to $20)
- Salary alignment to previously Y – rated classifications
- Enhanced vacation use for probationary employees
The IBEW 1245 bargaining committee overwhelmingly recommended a “Yes” vote for ratification by the membership.
Serving on the IBEW 1245 Bargaining Committee are members Mike Barton, Jeff Beaubier, Jimmy Bell, Brian Boyd and Gary Kidder, IBEW 1245 Assistant Business Manager Ray Thomas and Business Representative Jennifer Gray.
If you have any questions regarding the Agreement, please contact Business Representative Jennifer Gray at 707-410-7799 or email@example.com.