Signed and Sealed 2023 | #10

Local Association Name: Farmington Public Safety Officers Association
Duration: 3 years; July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025
312 Award: Yes

WAGE INCREASES

    • +3%
    • +5%
    • +3%
      • (Wages are retroactive to July 1, 2022.)

      Other Important Issues

      • Leave Day Scheduling for accrued time accounts is guaranteed if submitted with more than 24 hours notice. Time is not subject to cancellation.
      • Sick time payout increased to 40% annually. 
      • Employee pension contributions maintained the status quo. The employer had requested an increased contribution from employees. 

      The bargaining team consisted of President James Wren, Vice President Scott Brown, and Treasurer Jeff Brow, who were assisted by Arbitrator Allen Kovinsky, POAM Advocate Kevin Loftis, POAM Research Analyst Al Brzys, and POAM Business Agent Thomas Funke.

      Signed and Sealed 2023 | #9

      Local Association Name: St. Clair County Bailiff Association
      Duration: 1 year; January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2024

      WAGE INCREASES

      • 01/1/2023: +3.5%
      • 01/1/2024: +3%

      Other Important Issues

      • Part-time holiday pay added.
      • Juneteenth holiday added.
      • Retention payment: one-time payment raised on service; full-time $1,500-$3,500, part-time $1,125-$2,625.

      The bargaining team consisted of President Bryan Coleman and Vice President Eric Krikorian, who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Tom Scherer.

      Signed and Sealed 2023 | #8

      Local Association Name: Sanilac County Deputy Sheriffs Association
      Duration: 2 years; January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2025

      WAGE INCREASES

      • 01/1/2023: +2.25%
      • 01/1/2024: +2.25%
      • 01/1/2015: +2%

      Other Important Issues

      • 2 holidays added and option to work 2 flexible holidays (1½x)
      • Holidays not worked paid for all shift hours.
      • Holiday rate paid for all hours during shift.
      • Uniform cleaning $750/year.
      • Uniform footwear $300/year.
      • Equipment allowance $400/year.
      • Longevity step 10-14 years $250 added.
      • College credit:
        • 60 credit hours or 4 years of military $300/year.
        • 30 credit hours or 2 years of military $150/year.
      • Tuition reimbursement $100/per credit hour earned.
      • Speciality pay added: $250-$750/year.
      • Recruitment and retention: full-time $2,000/year, part-time $1,000/year.

      The bargaining team consisted of Vice President Rob Wendling and Steward Rob Major, who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Tom Scherer.

      Signed and Sealed 2023 | #7

      Local Association Name: Huron County Sheriff Department General Unit Association
      Duration: 2 years; January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2025

      WAGE INCREASES

      • 01/1/2023: +5% increase minus steps 1-4, plus additional step (2023 increases actually 8.28%-15.13% with step changes)
      • 01/1/2024: +2%
      • 01/1/2015: +2%

      Other Important Issues

      • Call-in time minimum of 4 hours.
      • Longevity steps increased $150 each step.
      • Carry over 24 hours of unused vacation.
      • Compensatory time bank increased to 80 hours/year.
      • Contract notice increased to 120 days.
      • Health insurance optional buy up costs updated.

      The bargaining team consisted of President Doug Getner, Vice President Shawn Wright, and Secretary Jacqueline Cregeur, who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Tom Scherer.

      Signed and Sealed 2023 | #6

      Local Association Name: St. Clair County Communications Officers Association
      Duration: 1 year; January 1, 2023, to December

      WAGE INCREASES

      • 01/1/2023: +3.5%
      • 2024: +3%

      Other Important Issues

      • Retention Pay in $500 increments from $1,500 to $3,500.

      The bargaining team consisted of President Jennifer L. and Vice President Andrea Kuhlman, who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Steve Sellers.

      Signed and Sealed 2023 | #5

      Local Association Name: St. Clair County Human Resources Employees Association
      Duration: 1 year; January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2024

      WAGE INCREASES

      • 01/1/2023: +3.5%
      • 01/1/2024: +3%

      Other Important Issues

      • Retention Payment: $1,500 to $3,500, dependent on years of service.
      • Juneteeth added as a recognized paid holiday.

      The bargaining team consisted of Jill Dunsmore, who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Steve Sellers.

      Signed and Sealed 2023 | #4

      Local Association Name: Saginaw County Corrections Officer Association
      Duration: 3 years; October 1, 2021, to September 30, 2024

      WAGE INCREASES

      • 10/1/2021: +2%
      • 10/1/2023: +2%
      • 10/1/2024: +2%

      Other Important Issues

      • 25¢ shift differential 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
      • $500 employer HSA contribution. 
      • Juneteenth was added as a paid holiday. 
      • Increased health insurance opt-out from $150 a month to $200.
      • The waiting period for new hire benefits has been reduced from 6 months to 30 days.   

      The bargaining team consisted of President Brad Psycher, Ann Lewis, Edward Fowler, and Troy Greene, who were assisted by Mediator Miles Cameron and POAM Business Agent Steve Sellers.

      Signed and Sealed 2023 | #3

      Local Association Name: Saline Command Officers Association (CO58 / Sergents Only)
      Duration: 4 years; July 21, 2022, to June 30, 2026

      WAGE INCREASES

        • 07/21/2022: +3.5%
        • 07/21/2023: Wage Reopener
        • 07/21/2024: +3.5%
      • 07/21/2025: Wage Reopener

      Other Important Issues

      • Maintain a 15% wage differential over the top-paid patrol officer. 
      • Healthcare reopener to make retirement health care a vested right. 
      • Increase personal days from 4 to 6 with 100% payout for unused days (yearly).
      • Parity with patrol union if patrol unions receive any lump sum payments in 2023. 
      • Parity with patrol if they receive a higher payout on sick banks.  

      The bargaining team consisted of Andy Hartwig and Chris Boulter, who were assisted by Mediator Richard Ziegler and POAM Business Agent Harry Valentine. 

      Signed and Sealed 2023 | #2

      Local Association Name: Roseville DPS Employees Association
      Duration: 4 years; July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025

      WAGE INCREASES

      • 07/1/2021: +2%
      • 07/1/2022: +2%
      • 07/1/2023: +2%
      • 07/1/2024: +2%

      Other Important Issues

      • Rest period is negotiated into the contract.
      • Floating holiday was added to paid holidays. 
      • Funeral leave is now available upon the first day of employment.
      • Sick leave payout and voluntary separation not rolled into FAC.
      • Retirement  – added a (DROP) Deferred Retirement Option Plan.
      • Non-occupational life insurance policy of $25,000 per employee. 

      The bargaining team consisted of President Robert Glynn, Vice President Brian Grass, Secretary Ron Cross, and Chief Steward George B., who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Steve Sellers. 

      Signed and Sealed 2023 | #1

      Local Association Name: Saginaw County Superior Officers Association
      Duration: 3 years; October 1, 2021, to September 30, 2024

      WAGE INCREASES

      • 2021: +2%
      • 2022: +2%
      • 2023: +2%

      Other Important Issues

      • 700-hour cap, removed from PTO. 
      • PTO can now be used in 15-minute increments.
      • Health insurance opt-out increased from $150 a month to $200.
      • $5,250 on-call stipend; rolled into wages. 

      The bargaining team consisted of Russ Kolb and Marsha Austin, who were assisted by Mediator Miles Cameron and POAM Business Agent Steve Sellers.

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