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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.
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 year. Employer provides full coffee service for Employees. Two additional paid Holidays, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a floating holiday determined by City Manager with Employee input. Employees who work 12 or more hours in a shift receive a $12 meal allowance and those who work 18 or more hours receive two $12 meal allowances. Employees receive $50 monthly cell phone allowance if they don’t have a City supplied cell phone. Employees can bank up to 320 hours of Sick Time that can be used toward FAC for their pension when they separate from Employer. Vacation Time begins accruing from first day of work. Formerly Employees had to work 6 months before accruing any Vacation Time.
Employee Handbook: Union contract supersedes the 2007 City Employee Handbook for Discipline, Comp Time and other items addressed in contract.
Health Care: Employees pay 2.5% toward healthcare premium in 2019 and up to a maximum of 5% toward premium in 2020. The Employer will contribute up to $400 per year in matching funds into an HSA, dollar for dollar, based on Employee contributions.
Retirement: Current Employees maintained their 2.5% multiplier in MERS B4 Defined Benefit with Employees being vested after 6 years of employment and their FAC based on the best 3 consecutive years of employment. New hires, after Oct. 1, 2018, have a 2% multiplier for MERS Defined Benefit and are vested after 10 years of service with FAC based on the best 3 consecutive years of employment.
Bargaining Team: Local Union President Jason Huggett and Vice President David Paul aided by GELC Labor Reps. Will Keizer and David Thomas.

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