Olympia Collective Bargaining Agreement (April 2015)

IMPROVEMENTS to CONTRACT LANGUAGE

SECTION XI – Categories of Employees

Conversion from Part-time to Full-time Employee

All part-time Employees who have worked for an average of the regular full-time work week for that classification for any consecutive ninety (90) days shall become full-time Employees.

 

SECTION XIII – Seniority

  • Census Adjustments

The Employer may reduce an employee’s hours of work on a shift-by-shift and day-by-day basis if the Employer deems it necessary to reduce hours for declining census or resident case mix.  A clear process based on Seniority will be implemented.

  • Employment Security-Protected Status-Effective July 1, 2015, all regular full-time Employees who have completed 12 years of employment in a bargaining unit position shall not have his/her work day or work week reduced.

SECTION XIX – Leave of Absence: Recertification Leave – Subject to all of the foregoing terms and conditions, a recertification leave of up to thirty (30) calendar days may be granted to an employee who is required by the State of California to obtain and maintain a certification to perform his or her job with the Employer and who has been unable to renew his or her certification before it expired

 

NEW ARTICLES & SIDE-LETTER

Sub-Contracting: Any bargaining unit work that is subcontracted to a Management company will hire current employees, and will be covered by the contract and maintain their seniority, pay rate, shift and PTO.

HSG Side-letter: This recognized the housekeeping & laundry HSG employees. If in the future, is they are no longer subcontracted out, they will recognize & hire all employees and maintain their seniority, pay rate, shift and PTO.

 

ECONOMIC IMPROVEMENTS

 

  • SECTION XIX – Leave of Absence: Add the following

An Employee, who has completed their probationary period, shall be paid at his/her regular pay for three (3) working days’ absence within a calendar year, in the event of the death of the following family members:

  • Parent
  • Spouse
  • Child (Biological or adopted)

Such three (3) days must be taken consecutively within a reasonable time of the day of death or day of the funeral and may not be split or postponed.

 

(NEW) Education and Training Trust Fund:

The Employer and Union shall work together to support education and training programs for eligible bargaining unit(s) of the Employer covered by this Agreement through the SEIU United Long Term Care Workers Education and Training Trust Fund (SUETTF), a jointly administered employee benefit plan established pursuant to Section 302 of the Labor Management Relations Act.

 

 

WAGE INCREASES

 

 

YEARS OF SERVICE EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2015 EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2016 EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2017
0 – 5 .20 .20 .20
6 – 10 .25 .25 .25
11 – 20 .27 .27 .27
21+ .30 .30 .30

 

  • .10 cents will be added to the Minimum Rates every year of the contract

 

PLEASE CALL YOUR UNION ORGANIZER ERICKA OCHOA IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS

213-479-6683

 

3 YEAR Contract expiring in June 2017

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR UNION REPRESENTATIVE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS

ERICKA OCHOA 213-479-6683

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