Contract negotiations continued this week on March 31st and April 1st. The Governor’s negotiating team presented 12 articles:
Article 7– Compensation
Article 8– Travel
Article 12 – Attendance and Leave
Article 13 – Workers Compensation
Article 17 – Out of Title Work
Article 19 – Parking
Article 24 – L/M Committee Process
Article 30 – Verification of Doctor Statement
Article 32 – Work day/Work week
Article 33 – Discipline
Article 41 – Payroll
Newly proposed code of conduct for all state employees
The state has now presented all of its proposals. PEF Contract Chair, Region 11 Coordinator Jemma Marie-Hanson said, ” It was no surprise to the team that the Governor’s team would present very concessionary language. Despite that fact, we are committed to getting the negotiations completed and we will strongly negotiate and bargain at the table for the contract PEF members deserve”.
The next bargaining dates have been scheduled for April 13th, 19th and 20th. Your contract team needs your support NOW! See your local leaders to get your PEF Contract Stickers. Show your support for the PEF team by wearing your stickers, especially on bargaining days.
UNITED WE BARGAIN, DIVIDED WE BEG