Signed and Sealed 2021 | #8

Local Association Name: Lathrup Village Police Officers Association (POA)
Duration: January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2024

Wage Increases

  • 2021: +2%
  • 2022: +2%
  • 2023: +2%
  • 2024: +2%

Other Important Issues

  • New testing procedure for promotions.
  • Expand on layoffs by seniority.

The bargaining team consisted of President Ray Tompkins and Vice President Keith Roberts who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Funke.

Signed and Sealed 2021 | #7

Local Association Name: Lathrup Village Command Officers
Duration: January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2024

Wage Increases

  • 2021: +2%
  • 2022: +2%
  • 2023: +2%
  • 2024: +2%

Other Important Issues

  • Differential increase to 12% over patrol.

The bargaining team consisted of President Michael Zang who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Thomas Funke.

Signed and Sealed 2021 | #6

Local Association Name: 41-A District Court Employees Association
Duration: January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2021

Wage Increase

  • +1.75%

The bargaining team consisted of Jenna Kegler and Dennis Laesch who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Michael Gerald.

Signed and Sealed 2021 | #5

Local Association Name: Clinton Village Police Officers Association
Duration: December 1, 2020, to November 30, 2021

Signing Bonus

  • $700 taken in employee’s pay or applied to their HSA.

The bargaining team consisted of Local President Terry Keith who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Steve Sellers.

Signed and Sealed 2021 | #4

Local Association Name: Clinton Village Public Employees Supervisors Association
Duration: December 1, 2020, to November 30, 2021

Signing Bonus

  • $700 taken in employee’s pay or applied to their HSA.

The bargaining team consisted of Chief Steward Mark Carpenter who was assisted by POAM Business Agent Steve Sellers.

Signed and Sealed 2021 | #3

Local Association Name: St. Clair County Communications Officer Association
Duration: January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2022

Wage Increases

  • 2021: +2%
  • 2022: +2%

Other Important Issues

  • Increased maximum sick hours from 300 hours to 320 hours.
  • Clothing allowance, employees can now choose between 1 pullover and 4 shirts annually to include the option of 2 pullovers.

The bargaining team consisted of Lisa Reeves and Rene Prone who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Steve Sellers.

Signed and Sealed 2021 | #2

Local Association Name: Albion Command Officers Association
Duration: January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2023 (3 years)

Wage Increases

  • 2021: +4%
  • 2022: +4%
  • 2023: +4%

Top Pay at the End of Three Years

  • Deputy Chief: $69,347
  • Lieutenant: $65,728.40
  • Sergeant: $63,856
Other Important Issues
  • Double time pay for hours worked during a declared emergency.
  • Negotiated a definition of what emergency is.
  • Retirement FAC multiplier increased from 2.65% to 2.75%.
  • Health insurance opts out of payment increase to 50% of the yearly premium, up to $10,000.
  • $500/month payment for the purchase of alternative retirement health care.
  • Increase tuition reimbursement from $1,250 to $2,500.
  • City to provide ongoing training beyond basic requirements
    • Language clean-up:
      • Associates’ degree or equivalent credit hours for promotion to sergeant.
      • The employer has 3 years to meet the requirement.
      • Bachelor’s degree for promotion to lieutenant or deputy chief.
      • The promotional process from sergeant to lieutenant.

The bargaining team consisted of Chief Steward Jason Kean, Alternate Steward Mike Kolossa, City Manager Haley Snyder, Chief of Department Public Safety Scott Kipp who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Harry Valentine.

Signed and Sealed 2021 | #1

Local Association Name: 38th Circuit Court Family Probation
Duration: January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2024 (4 years)

Wage Increases

  • 2021: +3.5%
  • 2022: +4%
  • 2023: +3.5%
  • 2024: +1.5%

Other Important Issues

  • End of 2 tier wage system.
  • End of 2 tier vacation system.
  • Wage study conducted by the employer resulted in the new agreements and wage increases.
  • Increase employee contributions.
  • Retirement defined contribution is 4% county match, up to 6%.
  • DC contribution is 5% county match, up to 6%.

The bargaining team consisted of Brian Rochowiak and Matthew Gunter who were assisted by POAM Business Agent Harry Valentine.