On June 1, 2017, our LACOE Bargaining Team reached a Tentative Agreement with the Office for our 2016-2017 reopener negotiations. Read a summary of the tentative agreement below or Click here for the full text .
Members must vote on this agreement. Ballots will be mailed the week of June 5 and are due on June 21. In-person voting will be conducted on June 22 at various times and locations listed below.
Summary of Tentative Agreement of June 1, 2017
Los Angeles County Office of Education and SEIU Local 99
This is a summary of the negotiated changes to our collective bargaining agreement for the 2016-2017 reopeners. The only sections of our contract that were modified in these limited reopener negotiations were: Article IX – COMPENSATION; Article X – TRANSFER PROCEDURE; Article XI – SAFETY; and, Appendix J – ROSE AGREEMENT ON ARTICLE VIII. This Tentative Agreement (TA), is subject to ratification by the union membership. Sections of the full contract not listed below will remain as is.
ARTICLE IX – COMPENSATION: Salary increase = +.75% off-schedule, one-time payment for 2016-2017; “me-too” in case another unit gets an on-schedule salary increase or larger off-schedule bonus for 2016-2017; increase 15+ year longevity stipend from $1,000 to $1,200.
ARTICLE X – TRANSFER PROCEDURES: New language requires that all members with transfer requests will be considered for voluntary transfers to vacancies prior to considering eligibility lists; seniority will now have equal priority with other factors when considering voluntary transfer requests; unit members will be eligible to exchange work locations.
ARTICLE XI – SAFETY: Adds express prohibition of abusive conduct in the workplace (“bullying”), including definition of bullying and procedures for handling bullying complaints.
APPENDIX J – ROSE AGREEMENT: Updates process to modify performance evaluation process and related forms, including authorization for a pilot in 2017-2018.
The full text of the Tentative Agreement is available here.
Ballots will be mailed the week of June 5 and are due on June 21. Your ballot must be RECEIVED by 5pm on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Ballots received by mail after that date will not be counted.
If you do not return your ballot in time or do not receive a ballot, in-person voting will be conducted on June 22 at the times and locations listed below:
Palmdale Job Club
8:30a – 9:00a
1050 E. Palmdale Blvd., Suite 207B
Palmdale, CA 93550
9:30a – 10:30a
5300 West Avenue I
Lancaster, CA 93536
(Must have LACOE badge and low heel shoes to enter facility)
Education Center West
Location: ECW 610
Noon – 4:00p
12830 Columbia Way
Downey, CA 90242
South West ISP
8:00a – 9:00a
9330 8TH Avenue
Inglewood, CA 90305
11:00a – 1:00p
9300 Imperial Hwy
Downey, CA 90242
NEW LOCATIONS ADDED:
HEAD START, 10100 Pioneer Blvd., Santa Fe Springs, June 22, 9am-10am
ECW 160, June 21, 5pm and June 22, 5:30am