Signed and Sealed #27

Local Association Name: Lapeer County Dispatchers Association
Duration: January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2020

Wage Increases

  • 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2019: +2%
  • 01/01/2020 – 12/31/2020: +2%

Other Important Issues

  • 12-hour shift language added.
  • Increase CTO training pay from $0.75/hour to $1/hour for time spent training.
  • Jumpstart extension for 2019 PEHC Savings Program.
  • Language updates to agency shop and authorization for dues/fees deduction, discharge and discipline, and grievance procedure.

Bargaining team consisted of President Susan Miracle and Vice President Kristen Memann who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Tom Scherer.

Signed and Sealed #26

Local Association Name: Grosse Pointe Woods DPW
Duration: July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2022

Wage Increases

  • 07/01/2019 – 06/30/2020: +2.5%
  • 07/01/2020 – 06/30/2021: +2.5%
  • 07/01/2021 – 06/30/2022: +2.5%
  • Signing Bonus: $300 for full-time employees and $150 for part-time employees

Other Important Issues

  • In addition to wage scale increases of 2.5% per year, employees will receive Tier 2 wage scale:
    • 2019-2020: +2%
    • 2020-2021: +1%
    • 2021-2022: +1%
  • Working in higher classification receives a minimum of 4 hours at a higher rate of pay.
  • Cell phone reimbursement of $300.
  • Increase damage loss of personal property of $150 to $250.
  • Committee formed to review hours, uniforms, and job descriptions.
  • Language changes to representation, grievance procedure, etc.
  • Maintain (5) unpaid furlough days for a term of CBA.

Bargaining team consisted of President Ed Hall, Vice President Ryan Adamski, Committee Members Matthew Cook and Darlene Jepson who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Tom Scherer.

Signed and Sealed #25

Local Association Name: 54-B District Court Employees Association
Duration: June 25, 2019, through June 30, 2022

Wage Increases

  • 06/25/2019 – 06/30/2020: +3%
  • 06/25/2020 – 06/30/2021: +3%
  • 06/25/2021 – 06/30/2022: +2% (with me too if any other union receives a raise over 2% during the life of the agreement.)

Other Important Issues

  • Increase group life insurance from $35,000 to $50,000.
  • Employer to pay $1,000 per eligible employee per year to employees post-employment health care account.
  • Modify Dues Deduction language to reflect recent court rulings on RTW.
  • Sick Leave will not cover other legal dependents such as grandchildren.
  • Clarify contract Language for funeral leave.
  • Modify Discipline and Discharge Language to address progressive steps of discipline.
  • Where mutually agreeable to the parties accelerated arbitration process may be used to resolve grievances.
  • Mediation is added as a mutually agreeable step to grievance resolution with nothing recorded said or written in the process being used at arbitration should mediation fail.

Bargaining team consisted of Dan Edington, Sandi Rabideau, and Cindy Barrett who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Harry Valentine.

Signed and Sealed #24

Local Association Name: Marysville Public Employees
Duration: July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2022

Wage Increases

  • 07/01/2019 – 06/30/2020: +2.5%
  • 07/01/2020 – 06/30/2021: +2.5%
  • 07/01/2021 – 06/30/2022: +2.5%

Other Important Issues

  • Clothing increased by $50.
  • Personal time increased by one (1) day.
  • Contract language clean up: Grievance Procedure, Dues, Call-in, Transfers, Representation.
  • Hired after 07/01/2019: Pension multiplier is 1.5%, 10-year vesting, 40 hours of overtime cap for F.A.C.
  • Probation period increased to 180 days.

Bargaining team consisted of President George Frantz and Vice President Jeff Gurley who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Tom Scherer.

Signed and Sealed #23

Local Association Name: Rochester COA
Duration: July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2023

Wage Increases

  • 07/01/2019 – 06/30/2020: +3%
  • 07/01/2020 – 06/30/2021: +3%
  • 07/01/2021 – 06/30/2022: +3%
  • 07/01/2022 – 06/30/2023: +3%

Other Important Issues

  • Add dependent coverage to retiree healthcare.
  • Add optical and dental coverage to duty disability.
  • Increase personal leave from 40 hours to 60 hours.
  • Holiday pay increase by adjusted language.
  • The employee pays 5% of the healthcare premium.

Bargaining team consisted of Mike Mancini and Keith Harper who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Michael Gerald.

Signed and Sealed #22

Local Association Name: Dryden Township Police Officers Association
Duration: July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2022

Wage Increases

  • 07/01/2019 – 06/30/2020: +3%
  • 07/01/2020 – 06/30/2021: +3%
  • 07/01/2021 – 06/30/2022: +3%

Other Important Issues

  • Pension: employer contribution to 401(a) plan increased from 12% to 13%.
  • Language updated for union dues sections.
  • Part-time called in to replace full-time shift with less than 24-hour notice paid at (1-1/2).

Bargaining team consisted of President Andrew R. Wilburn who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Tom Scherer.

Signed and Sealed #21

Local Association Name: Almont POA
Duration: July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2022

Wage Increases

  • 07/01/2019 – 06/30/2020: +3%
  • 07/01/2020 – 06/30/2021: +3%
  • 07/01/2021 – 06/30/2022: +2.5%

Other Important Issues

  • Increase in vacation days for officers hired after 2013.
  • Shift premium increased to $.80 for midnights and $.35 for afternoon shifts.
  • Sick leave accrual of 12 hours per month.

Bargaining team consisted of David Repshas and Steve Best who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kevin Loftis.

Signed and Sealed #20

Local Association Name: CAPAC Police Officers Association
Duration: July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2022

Wage Increases

  • 07/01/2019 – 06/30/2020: +2%
  • 07/01/2020 – 06/30/2021: +2%
  • 07/01/2021 – 06/30/2022: +2%
  • Part-time: 07/01/2018 – 06/30/2019 Wages Adjusted: Start (+$1.00), 12 months (+$1.00), 5 years (+$.50), and after adjustments (+2%). For 07/01/2019 – 06/30/2020 (+2%); for 07/01/2020 – 06/30/2021 (+2%).

Other Important Issues

  • Life insurance increased from $15,000 to $25,000.
  • Language updates to dues and insurance sections.
  • Pension change from DB Plan (1.50%, 60, V-10, FACS) to 457 Program (Employer contributions of 8% from 07/01/2019 – 06/30/2020; 9% from 07/01/2020 – 06/30/2021; 10% from 07/1/2021 – 06/30/2022).

Bargaining team consisted of Local President Scott Sabada who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Tom Scherer.

Signed and Sealed #19

Local Association Name: SERESA (South East Regional Emergency Services Authority)
Duration: July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2022

Wage Increases

  • 2019: +2%
  • 2020: +2%
  • 2021: +2%

Other Important Issues

  • Top wages step lowered from 8 years to 6 years.
  • New sick time payout policy established.
  • Clarify practice allowing for the use of accrued time off per shift.

Bargaining team consisted of Melanie Pasco, Sherry Frederick, Scott DeLisle, and Allison Mowbray who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kevin Loftis.

Signed and Sealed #18

Local Association Name: New Baltimore POA
Duration: August 1, 2018, to July 31, 2021

Wage Increases

  • 2018: Wage Adjustment to $61,600
  • 2019: +2%
  • 2020: +2%

Other Important Issues

  • Top wages received after four years.
  • Two additional vacation days after 15 years.
  • $200 increase in both uniform and cleaning allowance.

Bargaining team consisted of Ken Stevens and Mike Schuster who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kevin Loftis.

Signed and Sealed #17

Local Association Name: Plymouth Township COA
Duration: January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2023

Wage Increases

  • 2019: +2%
  • 2020: +2.5%
  • 2021: +2.5%
  • 2022: +3%
  • 2023: +3%

Other Important Issues

  • Maintain a 16% wage differential of top patrol wages.
  • Any sergeants promoted after 1/1/2017 will receive patrol longevity amounts.

Bargaining team consisted of Todd Seipenko and Bill Fetner who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kevin Loftis.

Signed and Sealed #16

Local Association Name: Rochester POA
Duration: April 1, 2019, to June 30, 2023

Wage Increases

  • 2019: +3%
  • 2020: +3%
  • 2021: +3%
  • 2022: +3%

Other Important Issues

  • Employees will pay 5% of health insurance premiums with a maximum employee cap of $1,600.

Bargaining team consisted of Amy Drehmer, Paul Kahrs, and Matthew Gorman who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kevin Loftis.

Signed and Sealed #15

Local Association Name: Belleville Police Officers Association
Duration: January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2021

Wage Increases

  • 01/01/19: +2.5%
  • 01/01/20: +2.5%
  • 01/01/21: +2.5%
  • One-time signing bonus of $100

Other Important Issues

  • Retro pay.
  • Increase in clothing allowance to $450.

Bargaining team consisted of President Kristin Faull and Vice President Todd Schrengost who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas K. Funke.

Signed and Sealed #14

Local Association Name: Northfield Township Command Officers Association (COAM)
Duration: July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2022

Wage Increases

  • 2018: +6%
  • 2019: +5%
  • 2020: +5%
  • 2021: +4%
  • Sergeants: $80, 971 and Lieutenants: $89,069 at end of contract
  • One-time signing bonus of $1,000

Other Important Issues

  • Retro pay from July 2018 through ratification in March 2019.
  • TWP now covers the 14-day window prior to Workers’ Comp kicking in after the 14th day of an officer being out due to injury or illness from on the job reason. Prior to, officers had to use personal time for the 14-day window then get reimbursed by Workers Comp, if they were off past the 14 days.

Bargaining team consisted of President Jason Roberts and Vice President David Powell who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas K. Funke.

Signed and Sealed #13

Local Association Name: Northfield Township Police Officers Association (POA)
Duration: July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2022

Wage Increases

  • 2018: +6%
  • 2019: +5%
  • 2020: +5%
  • 2021: +4%
  • Four (4) year officer: 71.656 at end of the contract,
  • One-time signing bonus of $1,000.

Bargaining team consisted of President Mark Jensen and Negotiator Richard Paquette who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas K. Funke.

Signed and Sealed #12

Local Association Name: Franklin POA
Duration: January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2021

Wage Increases

  • 01/01/19: +2%
  • 01/01/20: +3%
  • 01/01/21: +3%

Other Important Issues

  • Chief wanted EW shifts, set to remain on 12-hour shift.
  • Status quo remainder of the contract.

Bargaining team consisted of OFC Justin Wells who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Steve Sellers.

Signed and Sealed #11

Local Association Name: Clinton Village Police Association
Duration: December 1, 2018, to November 30, 2020

Wage Increases

  • Police sergeant: 3% (2018) and 2% (2019)
  • Police officer: 3% (2018) and 2% (2019)

Other Important Issues

  • Sec. 15.5 PTO benefits – amend “benefits upon death” to pay 100% of PTO bank (from 50%).
  • Funeral leave now includes spouses grandparents’ funeral.
  • Sec. 16 funeral leave – now 3 days funeral leave for an eligible funeral and allow 1 day if a pallbearer for a diseased current employee.
  • Sec. 17 jury duty leave – Village will pay the difference in jury duty of one day (EWS).

Bargaining team consisted of Union Steward Sgt. Terry Keith who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Steve Sellers.

Signed and Sealed #10

Local Association Name: Clinton Village Public Employees Association
Duration: December 1, 2018, to November 30, 2020

Wage Increases

  • Electrical lineman: 5% (2018) and 3% (2019)
  • Electrical apprentice: 2% (2018) and 2% (2019)
  • Electrical mechanic: 3.5% (2018) and 2% (2019)
  • DPW operator: 2% each year
  • WWTP operator: 3% (2018) and 2% (2019)

Other Important Issues

  • Sec. 15.5 PTO benefits – amend “benefits upon death” to pay100% of PTO bank (from 50%).
  • Sec. 19 retirement – increases BH MERS contribution to 8%.
  • Sec. 16 funeral leaves – now include spouses grandparents’ funerals.

Bargaining team consisted of DPW Head Steward Gary Allen who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Steve Sellers.

Signed and Sealed #9

Local Association Name: Westland POA
Duration: Wage Re-opener – July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019

Wage Increases

  • 07/01/18: +1%

Other Important Issues

  • 2nd tier increased clothing allowance to $500.
  • Weapons allowance increased to $500.
  • All employees will receive three additional holidays.

Bargaining team consisted of President Neal Egan, Vice President Chad Bristol, Treasurer Michael Little, Secretary Jeff Kropodra, and Trustee Matthew Allen who were assisted by POAM Business  Agent Kenneth E. Grabowski

Signed and Sealed #8

Local Association Name: Oak Park Public Safety Officer Association
Duration: July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020

Wage Increases

  • 07/01/17: +3%
  • 07/01/18: +2%
  • 07/01/19: +1.5%
  • $1,000 Signing Bonus

Other Important Issues

  • Evidence tech includes 8 hours of comp time annually.
  • Personal leave days increase by 24 hours.

Bargaining team consisted of President Eric Zarfl, Vice President Mike Hodkoski, Treasurer Dave Cardinalli, and Secretary John Stanson who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kenneth E. Grabowski.

Signed and Sealed #7

Local Association Name: Canton Township POA
Duration: January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2022

Wage Increases

  • 2019: +2.5%
  • 2020: +2.5%
  • 2021: +2%
  • 2022: +2%

Other Important Issues

  • Employees in D.C., pensions will have a 457 (B) plan. Employers will contribute 2% base, in addition to the D.C. plan.
  • Employees in retirement health care savings plan will have contributions increased to 2% of base wage.

Bargaining team consisted of President Joseph Kelmiq, Vice President Jim Marinelli, Secretary Andy Cathudsy, Treasurer Jason Singleton, and Staff Sergeant Alex McNulty who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kenneth E. Grabowski.

Signed and Sealed #6

Local Association Name: Police Officers Association of Dearborn
Duration: July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2021 (2-year wage reopener)

Wage Increases

  • 07/01/2019: +1.5%
  • 07/01/2020: +2%

Other Important Issues

  • Two additional holidays.

Bargaining team consisted of President Alan Brzys, Vice President Al Gregorek, Secretary Bernie Gibson, Treasurer Kyle Gizicki, and Trustee Bill Anhut who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Kenneth E. Grabowksi. 

Signed and Sealed #5

Local Association Name: Northville Township Police Officers Association
Duration: Five (5) year agreement: 2019 – 2023

Wage Increases

  • 2019: +3%
  • 2020: +3%
  • 2021: +3%
  • 2022: +3%
  • 2023: +3%

Other Important Issues

  • Ten (10) year moratorium.
  • Increase multiplier to 2.55%.
  • The employer, Northville Township contributed to the unfunded liability (seven million dollars).

Bargaining team consisted of Dispatcher Steve Przybyla, President P.O. Carrie Czelada, Vice President and Dispatcher Sue DeGiorgio who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas K. Funke

Signed and Sealed #4

Local Association Name: Northville Township COAM
Duration: Five (5) year agreement: 2019 – 2023

Wage Increases

  • 2019: +3%
  • 2020: +3%
  • 2021: +3%
  • 2022: +3%
  • 2023: +3%

Other Important Issues

  • Pensions bridged B-4, freeze COLA as of 12/31/18.
  • Increased multiple to 2.55%.
  • Pensions funded 100% with a lump-sum payment.
  • A 10-year moratorium on negotiated changes – locked in 3% member contribution.
  • Step up pay for work performed at a higher rank.

Bargaining team consisted of President Lt. Mike Burrough and Vice President Lt. Paul Tennies who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas K. Funke

Signed and Sealed #3

Local Association Name: Wyandotte Dispatchers
Duration: Three (3) years: 2019 – 2021

Wage Increases

  • 2019: +2.5%
  • 2020: +2.5%
  • 2021: +2.5%

Other Important Issues

  • Lead dispatcher increase of an additional $1.00.
  • Shift differential of $.70/hour for 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
  • Travel time to attend training.
  • Full-time dispatchers will get twelve (12) hours for their birthday. Part-time dispatchers will get paid 1.5 times if scheduled to work on their birthday.

Bargaining team consisted of Lead Dispatcher Bethann Rinna who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas K. Funke

Signed and Sealed #2

Local Association Name: Calhoun Co Sheriff Command Officers Association (COAM)
Duration: Three (3) years: January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2021

Wage Increases

  • 01/01/19: +5%
  • 01/01/20: +5%
  • 01/01/21: +5%

Other Important Issues

  • Clothing and equipment allowances are $800 annually.
  • 8% of the employer’s contribution is capped for each employee’s gross wage (MERS).

Bargaining team consisted of President Lt. David Tendziegloski, Sgt. Matt Miller and Sgt. Chris Bacik from the Negotiation Team who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas K. Funke.

Signed and Sealed #1

Local Association Name: Madison Heights Municipal Employees
Duration: July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2020

Wage Increases

  • 07/01/18: +2.25%
  • 07/01/19: +2.25%
  • 07/01/20: +2.25%
  • $500 Signing Bonus

Other Important Issues

  • Employees who retire on or after 03/01/19 mirror active employees’ health care plan.
  • Medicare-eligible retired members receive $300 stipend per month, per employee, and per spouse to purchase Medicare supplemental insurance.
  • Retiree health care buyout option of $4000.

Bargaining team consisted of Angela Randazzo who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Michael Gerald.