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The Governmental Employees Labor Council (GELC) dedicates itself to the betterment of public employees through representation of its’ members in collective bargaining and other labor relations matters. To this end, this organization will:

  • Assist in and promote the formation of collective bargaining units for public employee personnel.
  • Act as a collective bargaining agent for members and members’ units.
  • Engage in collective bargaining, mediation and arbitration, if necessary for the purpose of improving wages, hours and conditions of work and advancing the rights and promoting the security of members.
  • Provide expert research analysis for negotiations, fact finding and arbitration.
  • Maintain full-time professional Staff Representatives not part-time employees.
  • Arrange Legal Counsel for all hearings.
  • Offer the very best to members.

Contract: Gladwin County Corrections Command Officers

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: July 17, 2020


New two-year agreement expires Dec. 31, 2021. Wages: $1.68 per hour increase effective Jan. 1, 2020 for Jail Administrators. $1.96 per hour increase effective Jan. 1, 2020 for Sergeants. $1.86 per hour increase effective Jan. 1, 2020 for Corporals. $.51 per hour increase effective Jan. 1, 2021 for Jail Administrators. $.47 per hour increase effective […]

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Contract: Arenac County 911 Dispatchers

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: July 17, 2020


New three-year agreement expires Dec. 31, 2022. Wages: $.60 cents per hour increase effective Jan. 1, 2020. $.60 cents per hour increase effective Jan. 1, 2021. $1 per hour increase effective Jan. 1, 2022. *New Employees begin at starting pay level. Fringe Benefits: Trainer pay eliminated. Easter Sunday added as a Holiday. PTO Payout is […]

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Wayland Employees gain raises, benefits with GELC

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 11, 2019


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Retired GELC Labor Rep. Will Keizer will be remembered by Wayland Supervisory and Non-Supervisory Employees for helping them not only preserve but gain additional benefits by joining the Union just before he retired. Keizer was the POLC Labor Rep. for Wayland Police, a group represented by the Union since […]

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Contract: City of Wayland Supervisory

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 11, 2019


• New 2-1/2-year agreement expires June 30, 2021. • Wages: 3.5% effective Jan. 1, 2019. 1.25% effective July 1, 2019. 1.25% effective July 1, 2020. • Fringe Benefits: Employees receive $500 per year equipment allowance. Previously, allowance was $300 and was for personal protection items only. Tuition reimbursement increased from $1,500 annually to $4,000 per […]

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Contract: City of Wayland Non-Supervisory

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: April 11, 2019


• New 2-1/2-year agreement expires June 30, 2021. • Wages: 3.5% effective Jan. 1, 2019. 1.25% effective July 1, 2019. 1.25% effective July 1, 2020. • Fringe Benefits: Employees receive $500 per year equipment allowance. Previously, allowance was $300 and was for personal protection items only. Tuition reimbursement increased from $1,500 annually to $4,000 per […]

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