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File #: 22-846   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Finance - Human Resources Division
On agenda: 6/7/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE amendment to Collective Bargaining Agreement between Board of County Commissioners of Broward County, Florida and Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO-CLC - Local 1267, representing the County's Mass Transit employees, for Fiscal Years 2020/2021, 2021/2022, 2022/2023; to resolve bargaining for amending wages for Fiscal Year 2021/2022 in the current agreement; delegate authority to the Director of the Human Resources Division to execute Letters of Understanding, if necessary; and authorize the Mayor to execute the Agreement.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Addendum of Existing Three-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement Fiscal Years 2021 - 2023 - Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1267, 2. Exhibit 2 - Summary of Agreement Change, 3. Exhibit 3 - Fiscal Impact Statement
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: George Tablack
Department: Finance and Administrative Services Division: Human Resources

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE amendment to Collective Bargaining Agreement between Board of County Commissioners of Broward County, Florida and Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO-CLC - Local 1267, representing the County's Mass Transit employees, for Fiscal Years 2020/2021, 2021/2022, 2022/2023; to resolve bargaining for amending wages for Fiscal Year 2021/2022 in the current agreement; delegate authority to the Director of the Human Resources Division to execute Letters of Understanding, if necessary; and authorize the Mayor to execute the Agreement.

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Why Action is Necessary
Chapter 447, Florida Statutes, requires that the collective bargaining agreements be ratified by the governing body of the Agency, as well as by the Labor Union.

What Action Accomplishes
This action resolves collective bargaining with the County's Mass Transit Union and establishes labor stability through September 30, 2023.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None

Summary Explanation/Background
THE FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND THE HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

The Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO-CLC - Local 1267 ("Union") represents a bargaining unit of approximately 1,000 County Transit employees. The current Collective Bargaining Agreement ("Agreement") provided for this unit expires on September 30, 2023. As a result of negotiations, the County and the Union agreed for Fiscal Year 2021/2022 to increase the negotiated across the board wage increase from 2% to 4%.

Exhibit 2 summarizes the changes to the Agreement. In addition to a variety of administrative and operational changes regarding the probationary period provision, the elimination of the Bus Operator Trainee job classification, Paint and Body Technician jo...

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