ULTCW Members in Ventura County Vote YES on Contract to raise wages!

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Ventura Adopts Agreement! #ConsumersRights #CaregiversRights #IncreaseWagesThrough2016

Ventura County members voted 407 to 8 in favor of adopting the tentative agreement with the Public Authority.

The contract will be presented to the Board for ratification on June 3, 2014.

Summary of Ventura County IHSS Contract Gains

Wages  & Benefits 

Wages:

  • Effective July 1st 2014, the hourly wage of all represented IHSS Providers covered by this Agreement shall be increased by $1.60 from $9.50 to $11.10 per hour.

 

  • Effective July 1st 2015, the hourly wage of all represented IHSS Providers covered by this Agreement shall be increased by $1.00 from $11.10 to $12.10 per hour.

 

  • Effective July 1st 2016, the hourly wage of all represented IHSS Providers covered by this Agreement shall be increased by $.40 from $12.10 to $12.50 per hour.

 

Benefits:

  • Health Care Coverage through the Affordable Care Act

 

Worker Voice

  • Mutual Respect language inclusive of all departments and administrators of the Public Authority, IHSS Program and the County.  This is to address Social Worker treatment to IHSS providers.
  • Union Rights- Union representation at Employee Orientations for 30 minutes.
  • Labor Management Committee language expanding the topics of discussion to training and transportation.