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Contract: Muskegon Central Dispatch 911 Telecommunications

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: November 17, 2021


  • New two and a half-year agreement expires Dec. 31, 2023.
  • Wages:
    6% effective June 9, 2021.
    2.25% effective Jan. 1, 2022.
    2.25% effective Jan. 1, 2023.
    *Employees received $1,000 signing bonus upon ratification.
  • Fringe Benefits: Sick Leave bank capped at 480 hours. Sick leave is paid out at 50% if leaving employment. Once 480-hour cap is reached, Employees are paid the overage once per year according to the following scale:
    • 0-15 years of service = 50% of total sick hours over 480.
    • 15-25 years = 75% of total sick hours over 480.
    • 25 or more years = 100% of total sick hours over 480.
    Longevity Pay increases at each step to a total of $1,500 annually for 25 or more years of service. One day of Bereavement added for all categories of relatives. Martin Luther King Jr., Presidents Day and Veterans Day added to paid Holidays.
    Vacation Accumulation Scale changed as follows:
    • Reduced from 10 to 8 years of service = 12 hours Vacation per month.
    • Reduced from 15 to 13 years = 14 hours Vacation per month.
    • Added 20 or more years = 16 hours Vacation per month.
  • Manning & Safety: Employees allowed 11.5 hours off between shifts.
  • Health Care: Short-term and Long-term Disability coverage were added to the contract at no cost to Employees.
  • Retirement: Unused Sick Leave at retirement is paid out 100%.
  • Bargaining Team: Daniel Roesler and Ashley Chesebro aided by GELC Labor Representative David Thomas.

 

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