IBEW 1245 members at the City of Oakland have approved a tentative agreement on a three-year successor MOU with a 92% yes vote.
General wage increases of 5% in the first year are effective July 2022. Year two general wage increases will be 5%, and year three general wage increases will be 4%. The agreement also includes five additional one-time paid vacation days; an increase in the safety shoe reimbursement to $200; an increase in the maximum annual dental coverage to $2,000; and the addition of the Juneteenth holiday as an additional paid holiday.
Negotiating for the union were Michael Patterson and myself.
–Charley Souders, IBEW 1245 Business Rep