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File #: 2017-0522   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/21/2017 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 7/27/2017 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. EXECUTE a successor collective bargaining agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union (Teamsters), effective July 1, 2017; B. EXECUTE a successor collective bargaining agreement with the American Federation of state, County and Municipal Employees Union (AFSCME), effective July 1, 2017; C. EXECUTE a successor collective bargaining agreement with the Transportation Communications Union (TCU), effective July 1, 2017; D. EXECUTE a successor collective bargaining agreement with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1277, effective July 1, 2017, subject to Union ratification; E. EXECUTE a successor collective bargaining agreement with the Sheet, Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union (SMART), effective July 1, 2017, subject to Union ratification; F. ESTABLISH the merit pool increase for non-contract employees at 3.5% for FY18; and G. AMEND the FY18 budget in the amount of $36,435,476 for the implementation of the...
Indexes: Agreements, Amalgamated Transit Union, American Federation Of State County And Municipal Employees, Budget, Bus Maintenance Projects, Contracts, International Brotherhood Of Teamsters, Labor, Labor agreements, Labor unions, Maintenance, Non-contract, Safety, Security, Transportation Communications Union, Work rules, Workplaces
Meeting_Body
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
JULY 27, 2017

Subject
SUBJECT: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS
Action
ACTION: AUTHORIZE THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TO EXECUTE SUCCESSOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS AND AMEND THE FY18 BUDGET

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. EXECUTE a successor collective bargaining agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union (Teamsters), effective July 1, 2017;

B. EXECUTE a successor collective bargaining agreement with the American Federation of state, County and Municipal Employees Union (AFSCME), effective July 1, 2017;

C. EXECUTE a successor collective bargaining agreement with the Transportation Communications Union (TCU), effective July 1, 2017;

D. EXECUTE a successor collective bargaining agreement with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1277, effective July 1, 2017, subject to Union ratification;

E. EXECUTE a successor collective bargaining agreement with the Sheet, Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union (SMART), effective July 1, 2017, subject to Union ratification;

F. ESTABLISH the merit pool increase for non-contract employees at 3.5% for FY18; and

G. AMEND the FY18 budget in the amount of $36,435,476 for the implementation of the wage and benefit changes for the approval of the final collective bargaining agreements and $7,391,598 for the increase in the merit pool for non-contract employees.

Issue
ISSUE

As of June 29, 2017 Metro reached tentative agreements with all five Labor Unions, ATU, AFSCME, SMART, TEAMSTERS, and TCU on successor labor agreements for a term of five years, effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022. The five labor unions represent our bus and rail operators, maintenance workers, clerks, bus and rail transportation and maintenance supervisors, customer service agents, custodians, and security officers.

The Teamsters membership ratified their tentative agreement on July 6, 2017. AFSCME members ratified their tenta...

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