Wilmington reaches deal with AFSCME unions

The agreement between the city and Locals 1102 and 1102B will freeze pay for members, but will also guarantee jobs for the workers through Fiscal Year 2012.

The two unions have signed a memorandum of agreement with the city that includes concessions on pay and benefits.

The 192 members of Local 1102 hold clerical, technical and supervisory jobs. The details of the agreement include:

     • 0% pay increase in FY 2012

     • Effective 7/1/11 the union agrees to convert three Holidays (Lincoln’s Birthday, Good Friday and Columbus Day) to floating holidays that union members may use after approval of a supervisor, but only within a single calendar year.

     • Effective 7/1/11 union agrees to increase employee healthcare and dental contributions and a choice of three plans

     • Effective 7/1/11 all new hires will be covered by the Delaware, County and Municipal Pension Plan described in Chapter 55A of Title 29 of the Delaware Code

     • Effective 7/1/11 all new hires shall be subject to increased eligibility requirements for Retiree Medical Program

     • City agrees to no lay-offs for remainder of FY’11 and all of FY’12

     • The union will continue to negotiate a successor labor agreement with the City

 

Local 1102B’s 43 members serve as school crossing guards. Their current contract has been expired since June 30, 2010. Their agreement includes the following:

     • 0% increase in FY 2011

     • 0% increase in FY 2012

     • Effective 7/1/11 union members receive one additional personal day per calendar year for a total of six per year

     • Effective 7/1/11 all new hires will be covered by the Delaware, County and Municipal Pension Plan as described in Chapter 55A of Title 29 of the Delaware Code

     • The City agrees to no lay-offs for the remainder of FY 2011 and for all of FY 2012

     • The union will continue to negotiate a successor labor agreement with the City.

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