November 22, 2016
By WNYLaborToday.com Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell
Rochester, NY – A majority of Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA)-represented Members of the Monroe County Sheriff Command Staff voted late Friday (November 18) to ratify the terms and conditions of a tentative and five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement that was reached on September 13th.
Approximately 32 Public Safety Employees in the supervisory unit were working without a contract since the previous deal expired on December 31st, 2012.
The vote was a mail-in ballot – which was conducted from November 1st through November 10th. Of the 31 eligible ballots received, 25 voted yes and six voted no.
The new agreement guarantees a 7.5% Cost of Living increase over the life of the contract.
Effective after complete ratification, all Employees shall receive a bonus of 1.5% of their annual base salary to be paid 60 days following the county executive’s and Monroe County Legislature’s final approval of the agreement. To read more click on the following link