Summary of Contract Settlement
Ratified by PSC Membership and RF Board of Directors, January 2018
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Duration: 5 years (1/1/18 – 12/31/22)
Wage increases: minimum 2% across the board on 1/1/18, 1/1/19, 1/1/20, 1/1/21 and 1/1/22
Enhanced Longevity Schedule: Effective 1/1/18, $400 after 3 years of service, $800 after 5 years of service, $1200 after 7 years of service. No other changes. On 1/1/18, where applicable, employees will receive the difference between their most recent longevity increment and the new amount.
Promotional Longevity Adjustment: RF will add back in prior longevity increments earned upon promotion to a higher grade.
Annual Leave Accrual Rates: Effective 1/1/18, all covered employees shall accrue at the same rate (i.e., the same rate as all employees hired before January 1, 2014).
Annual Leave Carryover: Effective 1/1/18, all covered employees shall carryover no more than 245 hours from one year to the next.
Health Insurance Employee Contribution Rate: Remains at 21% for the duration of the contract.
Unreimbursed Dental Expenses: Up to $250 per year for “reimbursable” dental expenses, not including cosmetic procedures. No carryover.
Overtime Language: Overtime shall be voluntary except in emergencies. There shall be no discrimination against any employee who declines to voluntarily work OT.
Probationary Employees: Written evaluations shall be performed mid-way through the respective probationary period.
Bereavement Leave: Shall include Grandparent-in-law.
Side Letters which will expire at the end of the contract (12/31/22):
- The RF will limit the use of temporary employees replacing a covered vacant position to six (6) months.
- In the event a covered vacancy goes beyond six (6) months, a Labor/Management meeting will be convened.
- The RF will allow the use of Sick Leave for family members as currently defined in the contract for up to 20 days per year.