SIGNED AND SEALED #1

Name: Beverly Hills PSO
Duration: 5 Years, July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2021

Wage increases:

  • 1st Year – 2017 -2%
  • 2nd Year – 2018 – 2%
  • 3rd Year – 2019 – 2%
  • 4th Year – 2020 – 2.5%
  • 5th Year – 2021 – 2.5%

Other important economic issues:

  • Employees in defined contribution will have contributed increase from 10% to 12%

Bargaining team consisted of Jeff Moore, President; Larry Allen, Vice President; Tyler Eng, Secretary/Treasurer; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kenneth Grabowski.

Signed and Sealed #2

Name: City of Plymouth POA
Duration: 3 Years, July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020

Wage increases:

  •  1st Year – 2%
  • 2nd Year – 2%
  • 3rd Year – 2%

Other important economic issues:

  • Increase match up to 6.2% base wage for retirement contribution
  • HSA for all new hires
  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) $800 annually
  • Supplement Bank capped at 70%
  • Retirement spouse benefits to go solely to employee’s spouse at the time of retirement
  • Language inserted that guarantees retirement benefits are vested and unalterable and are benefits for life

Bargaining team consisted of Mark Farhat, Josh Carroll, Anthony Angelosanto, and Matt Stoops; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Funke.

Signed and Sealed #3

Name: Farmington Hills COAM
Duration: July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022

Wage increases:

  • 1st Year – 2%
  • 2nd Year – 2%
  • 3rd Year – 2%
  • 4th Year – Re-opener
  • 5th Year – Re-opener

Other important economic issues:

  • Signing Bonus: full retro
  • Non-patrol members covered under CBA to receive three days comp time for preparations to duty
  • Incorporate pension language into CBA
  • New Command Officers – Pension shall be 2.8% for FAC 25 years; 1% for each year of service thereafter, not to exceed 80%
  • Retirement Health Saving (RHS) – The city will contribute $225 each month of credited service; employees shall contribute 1.5% of employee annual salary
  • Sick time payout (Tier One and Tier Two) 60% upon full retirement

Bargaining team consisted of Doug Muller, Jim Knittel, Shelly Turner, Bonnie Unruh, and Scott Cronin; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Funke.

Signed and Sealed #4

Name: East Lansing POA
Duration: 2 Years, July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019

Wage increases:

  • 1st Year – 1.5%
  • 2nd Year – 1% minimum with re-opener in 2018

Bargaining team consisted of Jeff Spitz, President and was assisted by POAM Business Agent Kenneth Grabowski.

Signed and Sealed #5

Name: Newaygo County DSA
Duration: 2 Years, January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020

Wage increases:

  • 1st Year – 2%
  • 2nd Year – 2%

Other important economic issues:

  • FTO Bouns = $1 per hour

Bargaining team consisted of Justin Visser who was assisted by POAM Business Agent James DeVries.

Signed and Sealed #6

Name: Muskegon Heights Command
Duration: 2 Years, January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020

Wage increases:

  • 2% each year with a wage re-opener in 2020 with a 2% minimum

Other important economic issues:

  • Employer dental contribution increased from $60 to $100 per month
  • Educational Bonus as follows: Associates – $250; Bachelors – $500; Masters – $1,500
  • $10,000 life insurance policy at retirement
  • Medical opt-out increased from $1,600 to $2,000 for single; $2,000 to $3,000 for 2 person; $3,000 to $4,000 for family
  • New hires contribution to DC Plan will be matched between 6% and 8% by employer

Bargaining team consisted of Scott Sinclair who was assisted by POAM Business Agent James DeVries.

Signed and Sealed #7

Name: Van Buren Dispatch
Duration: 3 Years, January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019

Other important economic issues:

  • Shift differential $125 quarterly for the night shift
  • Opt-out for insurance increases from $150 a month to $150 per pay period
  • Wages 2% each year of the CBA
  • Reimbursement of up to $35 per month towards a gym workout facility, if employee participates 4 times a month
  • Bereavement added stepparents to immediate family

Negotiated settlement; went to mediation with Fred Vicino.

Signed and Sealed #8

Name: Calhoun County Consolidated Dispatchers
Duration: 3 Years

Wage increases:

  • 1st Year – 1.5%
  • 2nd & 3rd Years – Wage and health care re-openers

Other important economic issues:

  • Bereavement Leave: Increase for immediate family, adding a domestic partner
  • CTO Pay: Increase from $1.50 to $1.75 per hour
  • Payment in lieu of health care: Increase from $100 to $200

Bargaining committee consisted of local officers: Kurnin Pace, Larissa Griffith, Leah Edgell, and Erica Nageldinger; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Tim Lewis.

Signed and Sealed #9

Name: Cass County Animal Control Officers Association
Duration: 3 Year

Wage increases:

  • 1st Year – 2.25%
  • 2nd Year – 2.25%
  • 3rd Year – 2%

Other important economic issues:

  • Employee Increase to Pension Cost: 2% 2nd year, additional 2% 3rd year

Bargaining committee consisted of local officer Dustin Bates; who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Tim Lewis.

Signed and Sealed #10

Name: Cassopolis Village Police Officers Association
Duration: 2 Years

Wage increases:

  • Total Wage Increase – 5.5%

Other important economic issues:

  • Longevity Pay: Up to $750 per year
  • Limited number of part-time employees

Bargaining committee consisted of local officers: Don Obermesik and Darr Phillips; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Tim Lewis.

Signed and Sealed #11

Name: Newaygo County Command Officers Association (Road Supervisors)
Duration: 3 Years

Wage increases:

  • 2% increase each year

Other important economic issues:

  • Comp Time: Increase to 60 hours
  • Shift Bids: By seniority
  • Detective Premium: 4%
  • HSA Health Care Contribution: Increase to $2,000 per year

Bargaining committee consisted of local officers: Jeff Lentz and Adam Mercer; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Tim Lewis.

Signed and Sealed #12

Name: Covert Township Police Officers Association
Duration: 3 Years

Wage increases:

  • 2% each year

Other important economic issues:

  • Plainclothes Officers Clothing Allowance: Increase to $250 annually
  • FTO Pay: One (1) day comp time per month
  • Detective Premium: $1.50 per hour

Bargaining committee consisted of local officers: Alan Marler, Tony Massura, and Felix Torres; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Tim Lewis.

Signed and Sealed #13

Name: Cass County Lieutenants and Captains Association
Duration: 3 Years

Wage increases:

  • 1st Year – 2.25%
  • 2nd Year – 2%
  • 3rd Year – 2.25%

Bargaining committee consisted of local officer Tom Jacobs; who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Tim Lewis.

Signed and Sealed #14

Name: Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Officers Association
Duration: 3 Years

Wage increases:

  • 2016 – 2%
  • 2017 – 2%
  • 2018 – 2% with a $500 signing bonus for each year

Other important economic issues:

  • New Benefit: $1,000 incentive pay to PSO’s assigned to Detective Bureau
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield SB200 HSA: City contribution of $1,700 to the HSA for single, $2,000 for family
  • Clothing Allowance: Increase from $700 to $900 annually
  • Retiree Heath Care: BCBSN PPO4, retiree contribution $250 annually

Bargaining committee consisted of local officers: Tony Chalut, Scott Nota, Joe Provost, and Jeff Martel; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Jim McMahon.

Signed and Sealed #15

Name: Marysville Police Officers Association
Duration: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019

Wage increases:

  • 2% for each year

Bargaining committee consisted of local officers: Ed Gerrow and Timothy Phipps; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Scherer.

Signed and Sealed #16

Name: Dryden Township Police Officers Association
Duration: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019

Wage increases:

  • 2% increase each year

Other important economic issues:

  • First contract negotiated, previously a non-union group. All previous benefits were codified. Just cause for discipline was added, along with standard union rights and arbitration language.

Bargaining committee consisted of local officers: Mike Scigel and Jason Jenkind; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Scherer.

Signed and Sealed #17

Name: Memphis Police Officers Association
Duration: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018

Wage increases:

  • $.50 per hour wage increase effective July 1, 2017; wage re-opener for January 2018

Bargaining committee consisted of local officer Terry Blount; who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Scherer.

Signed and Sealed #18

Name: Saline Command Officers Association
Duration: 3 Years, November 10, 2016 to June 30, 2019

Wage increases:

  • 2016 – 13% wage differential maintain
  • 2017 – Differential increase to 14%
  • 2018 – Differential increase to 15%

Other important economic issues:

  • Subcontracting Language: Removed
  • Use of Comp Time Language: Improved
  • Longevity: Freezes removed
  • Employee Contribution to Pension: Increases to 5%

Bargaining committee consisted of local officers: Jay Basso and Andy Hartwig; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Harry Valentine.

Signed and Sealed #19

Name: Eastern Michigan University Command Officers Association
Duration: 4 Years, Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2021

Wage increases:

  • 1st Year – 2%
  • 2nd Year – 2%
  • 3rd Year – 2%
  • 4th Year – Wage re-opener

Other important economic issues:

  • Shift Premium: Increased by $.10
  • Restoration of sick time payoffs
  • Sick time incentive increases to 12 hours from 8 hours
  • Workers Compensation supplement increases
  • Special unit compensation added $200 annually

Bargaining team consisted of local officers: David Shefferly and Shana Thompson; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Harry Valentine.

Signed and Sealed #20

Name: Chelsea Police Officers Association
Duration: 3 Years, 2017 to 2020

Wage increases:

  • 2% increase for 4 years, 2017, 2018; contract re-opener during third year of the contract, 2019

Other important economic issues:

  • Signing bonus of $500

Bargaining committee consisted of local officers: Dan Whitesall and Dori Blackford; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Harry Valentine.

Signed and Sealed #21

Name: East Detroit POA
Duration: July 1, 2017 through June 2020

Other important economic issues:

  • Increase Employer’s contribution to Def Cont on hybrid pension from 5% to 7%
  • Increase Employer’s contribution to HCSP from 2% to 5%
  • Add Cleaning and Clothing Allowance ($1250) to base wage
  • Add longevity ($1,500-$2,750) to base wage
  • Add 2% annually to base wage for all steps and classifications
  • Up to 3 unused personal days roll into vacation bank

Bargaining committee consisted of Steve Sellers, John Arthurs, Joe Madonia and Jim Zwickers; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent James Tignanelli.

Signed and Sealed #22

Name: Eastpointe Command Officers
Duration: July 1, 2017 through June 2020

Other important economic issues:

  • Employer contribution to HCSP increased from 2% to 5%
  • Opt out of health care increased from $2,400 to $4,800 annually
  • Roll Cleaning and Clothing Allowance into base wage ($1,250)
  • Roll longevity ($2,075-$2,500) into base wage
  • 2% increase in base each year for all steps and classifications

Bargaining committee consisted of Tom Ostrowski, Dave Ernatt, Neil Childs, and Robert Koenigsmann; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent James Tignanelli.

Signed and Sealed #23

Name: Clinton Twp POA
Duration: April 1, 2016 through March 2021

Wage increases:

  • 1.5% wage retroactive to April 1, 2016
  • 2% each of the next 4 years

Other important economic issues:

  • Tuition reimbursement increased from $2k to $4k
  • Roll longevity ($1,040) into base wage after 4 years
  • Post 4/2011 hires have defined benefit multiplier increase from 2% to 2.8% with their contribution increased from 4% to 10.12%
  • Window period to purchase up to 2 years of military or police service time at member’s cost

Bargaining committee consisted of Brandon Blake, Dave Wheeler, Tom Holloway, Jim Hertel, and Dan Quinn. Assisted by POAM Business Agent James Tignanelli.

Signed and Sealed #24

Name: Macomb County Command
Duration: January 1, 2017 through December 2019

Other important economic issues:

  • Ability to accrue up to 104 hours of compensatory time
  • Vacation accruals increased at every step
  • $420 hazard pay for corrections sergeants
  • $875 hazard pay for road sergeants
  • Increase differential between deputy and Sergeant 1 from 14% to 16.54%

Bargaining committee consisted of Tim McFadden, Matthew Murphy, Phil Abdoo, Larry Duda, and Jeff Gornicki.

Signed and Sealed #25

Name: Midland Police Officers
Duration: July 1, 2017 through July 2019

Wage increases:

  • 2% annual increases each year (retroactive)

Other important economic issues:

  • Post 2011 hires multiplier increased from 2.25% to 2.5% (future service)
  • Pre 2011 hires multiplier decreased from 2.7% to 2.5% (future service)

Bargaining committee consisted of Jon Dubois, Scott Coyle, and Jeremy Davis; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent James Tignanelli.

Signed and Sealed #26

Name: Dearborn Heights Command Officers Association
Duration: 5 Years, July 1, 2016 through June 20, 2021

Wage increases:

  • Increase in differential

Other important economic issues:

  • Signing Bonus: $2,000 July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2021
  • Insurance: Cap of 7% paid for P.A. 152
  • Healthcare: Benefit levels shall remain the same at time of retirement for retirees

Bargaining committee consisted of local officers: Patrick Mueller and Ken Serwatowski; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Gary Pushee.

Signed and Sealed #27

Name: Grosse Ile Township Police Officers Association
Duration: 6 Years, July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2022

Wage increases:

  • 2016 – 0%
  • 2017 – 0%
  • 2018 – 0%
  • 2019 – 2%
  • 2020 – 2%
  • 2021 – 2%

Other important economic issues:

  • $200 increase in uniform cleaning
  • 5% wage increase for FTO duty
  • Duty injury/death from 50% to 80%

Bargaining committee consisted of local officers: Mark Relich, Ken Pelland, and Kevin Counts; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Gary Pushee.

Signed & Sealed #28

Name: Lake County
Duration: All the units (five, Deputy, Deputy Command, corrections, corrections command and dispatch) are three year contracts.

WAGES FOR DEPUTY COMMAND:

  • 5% 7% 5%

Deputy

  • 3% 4.75% 4.75%

Dispatch

  • 3% 4.25% 4.25%

Corrections officers

  • 3% 4.25% 4.25%

Corrections Command

  • 3% 4.0% 4.0%

PENSION CONTRIBUTION

  • Deputy, Deputy Command Corrections and Corrections Command will contribute in the second year 2% to the DB plan.
  • In the third year they will contribute 4%.
  • Dispatchers will contribute 1.75% in the second year and 3.5% in the third year.
  • All unit new hires will have DC pension plan with a minimum 4% maximum 7% with the employer matching the contributions. 4 year vesting.
  • For Dispatch, Corrections and Corrections command, eliminate retire health from aged 55-65 and replace with a MERS RHCSP, with the employer contributing $25 per pay period to the plan.
  • Current employees shall receive $500 per month towards retiree health care pre 65 and $125 per month medicare supplement coverage.
  • Deputy and Deputy Command retains retire health upon retirement, but pay any increases to the premium while retired.
  • Deputies will receive double time for holidays not scheduled.
  • Dispatcher will have holiday hours counted towards overtime calculation.
  • Both corrections and corrections command increase footwear allowance by $50 each year.
  • Dispatchers will receive $1.00 as a ‘trainer’ for new hires.

Signed & Sealed #29

Name: Redford Township POA
Duration: 4 Years, 4/1/2016 to 3/31/2020

Wage increases:

  • Wages for 2nd tier employees were adjusted upwards with elimination of two-tiered wage scale.
  • No change in medical insurance.

Bargaining team consisted of Scott Byrnes, President; Dan Bailey, Vice President; Nick Dudek, Secretary; Lisa Cyrnes, Treasurer; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kenneth Grabowski.

Signed & Sealed 312 Award

Arbitrator: William Long
Name: Isabella County DSA & COA

  • Contract calls for wage re-opener in 2017.
  • Union asked for 2% and county offered 0%.
  • Arbitrator ruled that the county has the ability to pay and ruled in favor of the union.

These were separate 312 presentations prepared by POAM Research Analyst Kevin Loftis who was assisted by POAM Business Agents James DeVries and Dan Kuhn. 

Signed & Sealed Act 312 Award

Name: Ann Arbor Police Association
Duration: 01/01/2017 to 12/31/2019

  • Arbitrator ruled in favor of the Union on all issues.
  • Wages increased 2.5% in each year of the contract.
  • POAM successfully prevailed on maintaining the status quo on the defined benefit pension.
  • The City proposed a hybrid plan for new hires.

Bargaining team consisted of Eric Ronewicz, Ron Ross, Andy Janette, Brett Hansen, and Sean Stewart. 312 case presented by POAM Business Analysts Kevin Loftis and John Barr; who were assisted by POAM Business Agent James Tignanelli. 

SIGNED & SEALED

Name: Dearborn Heights Police Officers Association
Duration: 07/01/17 – 06/30/2023

  • Wages increases: 1st year 2%, 2nd year 1%, 3rd year 1%, 4th year 1%, 5th year 1%, 6th year 0%
  • Maintain minimum patrol standards
  • Increase pay for FTO’s and Evidence Tech
  • Establish stipend for HSA for new employee retirement
  • Preserved all pension benefits
  • Opt out stipend will carry forward into employees retirement

Bargaining team consisted of Jeff Colon (President), Chriss Suggs (Vice President), Matt Core (Treasurer). Assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Funke.

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