Labour agreements are formal documents between the City of Oakland and our unions. These documents or “collective agreements” describe workers` benefits and rights. International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers Local 21 and Service Employees International Union Local 1021 have been negotiating new contracts with the city since March and demand higher wages and fewer job vacancies. Both contracts expired on June 30. Union members have yet to decide whether to ratify the agreement. SEIU and IFPTE members will be able to vote next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in different parts of the city. Votes will be counted on Thursday and union leaders will announce the results. OAKLAND (OAKLAND) — After months of negotiations, the city`s two main unions reached a tentative agreement with the city On Monday, just before a union voted to authorize a strike. Neither Thibault nor Flink would provide details of the provisional agreement.
According to the city`s website, iFPTE Local 21 had initially proposed a 10.5 percent increase over two years in 2019 and 2020, and SEIU had proposed an increase of 12 to 13.5 percent from 2019 through 2021. The city had initially proposed a 4 percent salary increase over two years, plus a 1 percent bonus in 2021 if revenue targets are met. SEIU, Local 1021 – Side Letter Re: Military Service Credit (20.09.19) Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 1021 (1 July 2019 – 30. June 2021) IfPTE Local 21 Spokesman Luke Thibault said in an interview that the 1,000 Oakland employees represented by the union are expected to make a strike authorization vote this week. This vote was cancelled after the provisional agreement reached on Monday evening. Chris Flink, a spokesman for SEIU, said the Oakland`s 2,000 members had not yet voted to authorize a strike. . .