Signed & Sealed #1

Name: Police Officers Association of Dearborn
Duration: 3 Years, July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2020

Wage increases:

  • 1st year – 3% increase, wage re-opener for 2nd and 3rd year

Other important economic issues:

  • Pension Modification: Max cap increase to 78%
  • MERS Employees’ Contribution: Increase by 1% to 6%. Employees hired after 2017, employee contribution will be 7.5%
  • Multiplier: Change from 2.5% to 2.8% for all employees
  • Institute directed traffic enforcement, a 12-month trial period, guaranteed overtime detail for bargaining unit members
  • Shift Premium: Increase from $.40 to $.70 per hour
  • Holiday Provision: One additional holiday
  • Healthcare: Re-opener 2019

Bargaining Committee consisted of Al Brzys, President; Bill Anhut, Vice President; Matthew Greb, Secretary; and Cyle Gizicki, Treasurer; Chad MacDonald, Steward; assisted by POAM Business Agent Kenneth Grabowski.

Signed & Sealed #2

Name: Livonia Police Officers Association
Duration: 3 Years, effective 12/1/2017 through 11/30/2020

Wage increases:

  • 1st year – 2% wage increase
  • 2nd year – 3% wage increase
  • 3rd year – 2% wage increase

Other important economic issues:

  • Second Tier Employees Vacation Schedule: Adjusted for more additional time in the beginning of their service
  • Uniform Cleaning and Maintenance Allowance: Increase to $600 annually
  • Optical Coverage: Increase to $300 every two years
  • Employees in Defined Contribution will have the City’s contribution rate increase from 11% to 12%. Employees in the Defined Benefit will have their COLA adjusted upwards $25 per month
  • The City will be allowed to hire part-time dispatchers
  • Current dispatchers’ educational allowance for tuition and book costs will be increased from $100 to $1,000 per contract year
  • Dispatcher MED premium incentive increased from $950 to $1,100
  • Employees’ merit compensation increased by $500
  • Retiree language added protecting future retirees from any impairment; the benefit is a lifetime benefit

Bargaining Committee consisted of Scott Morgan, President; Mike Arakelian, Vice President; Daniel McCulley, Treasurer; Brandon Grysko, Secretary; assisted by POAM Business Agent Kenneth Grabowski.

Signed and Sealed #3

Name: Washtenaw County Deputy Sheriff’s Association

Other important economic issues:

Special Letter of Understanding: As a result of recent court decisions and legislative action to change negotiated retiree benefits for past and future retirees, the parties agreed to expressly acknowledge that it is the intent of the parties that retiree and health retirement issues are a vested benefit that are unalterable and will prohibit any change or reduction in benefits.

Bargaining Committee consisted of Robert Stanton, President; Gary Lowe, Vice President, Law Enforcement; Daniel McQueer, Vice President, Corrections; Howard Shaffer, Secretary; Robert Losey, Treasurer; assisted by POAM Business Agent Kenneth Grabowski.

Signed and Sealed #4

Name: Albion Command Officers Association
Duration: 3 Years, 1/1/2018 through 12/31/2020

Wage increases:

  • 2% each year

Other important economic issues:

  • Increase tuition reimbursement to 75% City pay up to $1,250 each semester, two semesters per year. Staff and Command School counts against reimbursement because paid for by employer. In exchange, delete one-time $300 payment for college degree.
  • Increase comp time accumulation to 168 hours from 84. Half to be used at employee’s discretion in combination with vacation time/half used at discretion of the Chief (no OT cost to employer).
  • Employee can move excess accrued time to a Gap Bank up to 480 hours, to be used as short term disability up to start of long term disability. Payout for all accrued comp time (during year).
  • Detective/Sergeant to receive one (1) hour overtime for call-in. Received nothing before.
  • Change Vacation, Sick Time accrual to paid time off (PTO). PTO can when used as vacation be used with comp time. Grandfather existing employees with LOA.
  • Sick Time incentive removed from contract.

Bargaining team consisted of Local Officers Jason Kern and Mike Kolassa, assisted by POAM Business Agent Harry Valentine.

Signed and Sealed #5

Name: Oak Park Public Safety Officers Association
Duration: July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2020

Wage increases:

  • 1st year – 3% wage increase and $1,000 signing bonus
  • 2nd year – 2% wage increase
  • 3rd year – 1.5% wage increase

Other important economic issues:

  • Pension Contribution: Increase by employee to the pension of 1% beginning the first year of the contract, an additional 1% the second year of the contract, bringing the maximum contribution of an employee to 9.5%. All future employees will remain in the Defined Benefit pension program.
  • Evidence Technicians were granted an additional eight (8) hours of comp time.
  • Personal Leave Days were increased by 24 hours.

Bargaining Committee consisted of Eric Zarfl, President; Mike Hodakoski, Vice President; David Cardinali, Treasurer; John Stanson, Secretary; assisted by POAM Business Agent Kenneth Grabowski.

Signed and Sealed #6

Name: Tuscola County Deputies
Duration: 2 years

Wage increases:

  • 2% increase to all steps 1/1/2018
  • 2% increase to all steps 1/1/2019

Other important economic issues:

  • $500 signing bonus 1/1/2018
  • Field Training Pay: All FTO’s will be credited with 20 hours of compensatory time for each 160 hours assigned with a trainee (was 10 hours)
  • Healthcare: No changes to benefits and no premium sharing by employees.  All premiums paid by Employer.

POAM Business Agent Jim Tignanelli was assisted by Ryan Herford, Steve Roland, and Ryan Robinson.

Signed and Sealed #7

Name: Gladwin County Deputies
Wages only re-opener

Effective 1/1/2018: 

  • Previous “Start” step eliminated (resulting in a 3.5% increase to “start”) and all members moved up one step (resulting in step increases of 3.5%-5% for all members)
  • New 10 year step 2% above 5-year step
  • All steps increased by 1% on 1/1/2018
  • All steps increased by 1% on 7/1/2018

POAM Business Agent Jim Tignanelli was assisted in bargaining by local President, Greg Guild.

Signed and Sealed #8

Name: Pt. Huron POA
Duration: 4 years, through June 30, 2021

Wage increases:

  • 2017: $1000 lump plus Steps to top wage reduced from 5 years to 3 years
  • 7/2018:  2.5%
  • 7/2019:  2.5%
  • 7/2020:  2%

Other important economic issues:

  • Pension: Bridging of defined benefit pension to reduce 2.5% multiplier to 2% multiplier effective July 1, 2018. Employee’s contribution reduced from 10% to 7% on 7/2018 and 6% on 7/2019. Hybrid plan (post 7/2014 hires) to have employer’s contribution DC portion of pension increased from 1% to 3%.
  • Healthcare: Employer pays premiums to PA152 hard cap. In network deductible increased from 500/1000 to 750/1500. Office visits increased from $25 to $30. Chiropractic increased from $10 to $20. Prescription rider increased from 10/30/45 to 10/40/80.

POAM Business Agent Jim Tignanelli was assisted by James Gilbert, Jeremy Young, Dan Woodruff, Chad Smith and Dave Conely.

Signed and Sealed #9

Name: Lake Orion Village POA
Duration: 7/01/2017 to 06/30/2020

Wage increases:

Full-Time Officers:

  • 2017 – 2.0%
  • 2018 – 2.5%
  • 2019 – 3.0%

Part-Time/Code Enforcement Officers:

  • 2017 – 1.5%
  • 2018 – 1.5%
  • 2019 – 1.5%

Clerks:

  • 2017 – 2.0%
  • 2018 – 2.0%
  • 2019 – 2.0%

Other important economic issues:

  • Maintain BCBS PPO plan with employee contribution of $25 Single/$50 Two Person/$75 Family, No Contribution for HMO option, New HRA $1500 Single/$3000 Family.
  • Life Insurance increased to $50,000 for Full Time and $25,000 for Part Time.
  • Optical Insurance increased to cover Lenses every 12 months.
  • Sgt. position created with a 3-year step to 10% over patrol.
  • 36 hrs of Leave time for Union Training for Union Steward.

Bargaining Committee consisted Officer Todd Stanfield, President; who was assisted by POAM Business Agent John Graver. 

Signed and Sealed #10

Name: West Bloomfield COAM
Duration: January 1, 2018, through December 21, 2021

Wage increases:

  • 1st Year – 2.5%
  • 2nd Year – 2.25%
  • 3rd Year – 2.25%
  • 4th Year – 3.00%

Other important economic issues:

  • The stability of 4-year contract
  • Settled long-standing non-monetary issues
  • Improved retirement healthcare language
  • Improved retirement healthcare for Tier 2 employees

Bargaining Committee consisted of Sgt. Darin Page, President; assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Funke.

Signed and Sealed #11

Name: West Bloomfield POA
Duration: January 1, 2018, through December 21, 2021

Wage increases:

  • 2018 – 2.5%
  • 2019 – 2.25%
  • 2020 – 2.25%
  • 2021 – 3.0%

Other important economic issues:

  • Adjust grievance procedure
  • Increase Evidence Tech pay, Two (2) hours of comp per week
  • FTO pay two (2) hours of comp per day
  • Add K-9 compensation
  • Locked in healthcare PPO 3 for duration of contract
  • Reduced retirement for their Tier 2 employees 53 age 25 years of service
  • Increase retirement healthcare for their Tier 2 employees 3% matching

Bargaining Committee consisted of Chad Kerr, President; Randy Johnson, Vice President; Brian Tash, Secretary; Dave Croskey, Treasurer; David McNealy, Sgt. of Arm; and Fred Kesto, Tier 2 Rep. 

Signed and Sealed #12

Name: Dearborn COAM, Command Officers Association
Duration: July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2021

Wage increases:

  • 3%, wage re-opener

Other important economic issues:

  • 84 Hour work schedule for patrol
  • $1.00 shift different for midnights
  • Supervisor bonus for all Sergeants and Lieutenants 
  • $1,000 bonus per year for SWAT, EOD, and DIVE Team Members
  • Annual sick time buyback can be deposited into 457 plan
  • Add 2 holidays total 13
  • Clothing allowance $850
  • Gun allowance $350
  • MERS Multiplier increase to 2.8 from 2.5

Bargaining Committee consisted of Sgt. Mike Ball, President; Lt. Jack Lengyel, and Lt. Richard Conrad; assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Funke.

Signed and Sealed #13

Name: Dearborn Dispatchers
Duration: July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2021

Wage increases:

  • 1st Year – 1%
  • 2nd Year – 2%
  • 3rd Year – 2.25%
  • 4th Year – 2.25%

Other important economic issues:

  • Increased training pay from 45 minutes to 90 minutes pay for training
  • Increased comp bank from 60 hours to 80 hours
  • Tuition increase from $750 a year to $3,000 a year
  • Deferred healthcare pay co-pay increase until 2019
  • Healthcare co-pay increase from $15/$25/$50 to $15/$50/$80

Bargaining Committee consisted of Mark Eddy, President, and Lyf Johnson, Vice President; assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Funke.

Signed and Sealed #14

Name: Milan Command Officers Association
Duration: July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2022

Wage increases:

  • 2018-2019 – 6%
  • 2019-2020 – 5%
  • 2020-2021 – 5%
  • 2021-2022 – 3%
  • 1/1/22 to 6/30/22 3% (split 6)

Other important economic issues:

  • Increase Sick Leave Accrual from 6.6 hours per month to 8 hours per month
  • Increase accumulation of unused sick time to 184 hours. Banks currently over 184 hours will have sick banks frozen until used to agreed levels, or be paid out according to the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Short-term disability insurance after 30 days for a period of 6 months
  • Changes in medical insurance carriers will require 60-day notice from the employer
  • Combine the uniform allowance ($550.00) and cleaning allowance ($350.00) to a combined total of $1,000.00.
  • Preserved longevity

Bargaining Committee consisted of Local President Lt. Jeremy Neiman & Sgt Eric Mclaughlin who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Harry Valentine.

Signed and Sealed #15

Local Association Name: Center Line POA and COA
Duration: July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2022

Wage increases:

  • 3% 7/1/18
  • 2.75% 7/1/19
  • 2.75% 7/1/20
  • 2.5% 7/1/21
  • Dispatchers receive a $2.00 per hour wage adjustment 7/1/18 in lieu of 3% raise.

Other important issues:

  • All current members receive the same sick time benefit provisions with an additional 24 hours.
  • City shall immediately contribute 3% to all members in the HCSP with a 5-year vesting schedule.
  • Education and Training reimbursement increase from $1,500 to $3,000 to include Master’s Degree courses.

Bargaining team consisted of Michael Gerald, Local President, for the POA; Bill Dempsey, Local President and Tom Costello, Vice President, for the COA.

Signed and Sealed #16

Local Association Name: Argentine Township POA
Duration: March 30, 2018, through December 31, 2021

Wage increases:

  • 3% 3/30/18
  • 3% 1/1/19
  • 3% 1/1/20
  • 3% 1/1/21

Other important issues:

  • Part-time officers will receive a $.50 wage increase for working more than 125 hours and $1.00 per hour for working more than 250 hours.

Bargaining team consisted of Tony Matthews and Paul Honkanen who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Michael Gerald. 

Signed and Sealed #17

Local Association Name: Imlay City Public Employees Association
Duration: July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2022

Wage increases:

  • 2018-2019 – 3.2%
  • 2019-2020 – 2.5%
  • 2020-2021 – 2.5%
  • 2021-2022 – 2.5%

Other important issues:

  • PTO 7-year STFP reduced 5-year STFP
  • Orthodontia plan up to $1,000, 50% now
  • $50 Boot allowances, from $200 to $250
  • $40,000 life insurance, from $10,000 to $50,000
  • Phone loss or damage, up to $250 and monthly reimbursement $50 added now
  • Payroll deduction for Aflac added; Light Duty added now
  • Employees hired before 9/1/2014: Employee Pension increases from 3% to 3.5% in 2018, and from 3.5% to 4% in 2020.

Bargaining team consisted of President Mark Hoeksema who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Tom Scherer. 

Signed and Sealed #18

Local Association Name: Memphis Police Officers Association (P229)
Duration: July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2021

Wage increases:

  • 7/1/2018 – $.25 per hour
  • 7/1/2019 – $.50 per hour
  • 7/1/2020 – $.50 per hour

Other important issues:

  • Part-time probation reduced from 880 hours to one (1) calendar year from date of hire.

Bargaining team consisted of Outgoing President Terry Blount and Incoming President Stefan Karpuk who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Tom Scherer. 

Signed and Sealed #19

Local Association Name: Port Huron Clerical (5050)
Duration: 3 years; July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2021

Wage increases:

  • 7/1/2018 – +2.5%
  • 7/1/2019 – +2.5%
  • 7/1/2020 – +2.0%

Other important issues:

  • Employees scheduled to work New Year’s Day, Christmas Day, and Thanksgiving Day will be paid double time (2x) for all hours worked.
  • Bridge DB pension from 2.5% to 2.0% on 7/1/18.
  • Employee O.T. capped at 100 hours on 1/1/19.
  • Employee contribution reduced from 8% to 6% on 7/1/18 and reduced to 5% on 7/1/19.
  • Hybrid plan employer contribution increased from 1% to 3% on 7/1/18 and O.T. capped at 100 hours on 1/1/19.
  • Healthcare PA152: In-network deductibles increased from 500/1000 to 750/1500. Office visits increased from $25 to $30. Chiropractic increased from $10 to $20. Rx increased from 10/30/45 to 10/40/80.
  • Break periods can no longer be combined with lunch period.

Bargaining team consisted of President Jenny Leach who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Tom Scherer. 

Signed and Sealed #20

Local Association Name: Milan Command Officers Association
Duration: July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2022

Wage increases:

  • 2018-19 – 6%
  • 2019-20 – 5%
  • 2020-21 – 5%
  • 2021-22 – 3%
  • 1/1/22 to 6/30/22 – 3% (split 6)

Other important issues:

  • Increase Sick Leave Accrual from 6.6 hours per month to 8 hours per month.
  • Increase accumulation of unused sick time to 184 hours. Banks currently over 184 hours will have sick banks frozen until used to agreed levels, or be paid out according to the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Short-term disability insurance after 30 days for a period of 6 months.
  • Changes in medical insurance carriers will require a 60-day notice from the employer.
  • Combine the uniform allowance ($550.00) and cleaning allowance ($350.00) to a combined total of $1,000.00.
  • Preserved longevity.

Bargaining team consisted of Local President Lt. Jeremy Neiman and Sgt. Eric McLaughlin who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Harry Valentine. 

Signed and Sealed #21

Local Association Name: City of Monroe Public Safety Command Officers
Duration: June 2018 through June 30, 2020; two years – 2018 and 2019

Wage increases:

  • 2018: 2%
  • 2019: 2%

Other important issues:

  • Reallocated pension fund
  • Reduce unfunded liability

Bargaining team consisted of Tyler Dickerson, President who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Funke.

Signed and Sealed #22

Local Association Name: City of Monroe Police/Public Safety Officers
Duration: June 4, 2018, through June 30, 2020; two years – 2018 and 2019

Wage increases:

  • 2018 – 2%
  • 2019 – 2%

Other important issues:

  • Reallocated pension fund
  • Reduce unfunded liability

Bargaining team consisted of Donald Brady, President; Adam Zimmerman, Vice President;  Jason Flora, Secretary; and Brian Winstasen, Negotiator who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Funke. 

Signed and Sealed #23

Local Association Name: TPOAM and Milan Public Employees Association
Duration: July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2021

Wage increases:

The following wage increases are to all positions.

  • 2018 – 4%
  • 2019 – 4%
  • 2020 – 3%

Other important issues:

  • July 4th and Christmas Eve added to the list of paid holidays (if working, double time pay).
  • Increase employee accrued comp time banks from 80 hours to 100 hours.
  • Increase call in time from 2 hours to 4 hours.
  • Contract with uniform service for employee uniforms.
  • Increase boot allowance from $100 to $200 a year.
  • Call in pay of $.50 per hour for being on call will be added into first year’s wage increase.

Bargaining team consisted of John Fitch, Sue Humphrey, and Harry Valentine who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Harry Valentine.  

Signed and Sealed #24

Local Association Name: Blackman Township PSOA
Duration: April 1, 2018, to March 31, 2022

Wage increases:

  • 2018 – 3.5%
  • 2019 – 3%
  • 2020 – 3%
  • 2021 – 3%

Other important issues:

  • Scheduled Kelly Days can be moved.
  • Unused Personal Leave Days can be converted to vacation the following year.
  • FTO’s will receive an extra $1 per hour for every hour spent training.
  • Change in the number of sick days which may be used to cash out the sick bank.
  • Employer pension contribution remains capped.

Bargaining team consisted of President Chris Jacobson and Trustees Patrick Boulter, Martin Jordon, and James Prus who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kevin Loftis.  

Signed and Sealed #25

Local Association Name: Grosse Pointe Shores PSOA
Duration: July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2021

Wage increases:

  • 2018 – 2.5% and a $500 signing bonus
  • 2019 – 2.5%
  • 2020 – 2.5%

Other important issues:

  • Defined Contribution Pension – Increase contributions by 1/2% for both the employer and the employee.
  • Paid Sick Leave – Increase payout at termination from 50% to 75%.
  • Uniform allowance – Increase to $500.
  • Tuition Reimbursement – Increase from $400 to $600 per year.

Bargaining team consisted of Jason Rengert, John Jebrael, Tony Spina, and Jason Cook who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kevin Loftis.  

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