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File #: 19-1108    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/23/2019 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 10/29/2019 Final action: 10/29/2019
Title: Action on Approval of Four Separate Side Letter Agreements Between the City of Santa Clara and the Santa Clara Police Officers' Association, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 101, and International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1171, and Authorization for the City Manager to Execute the Necessary Third-Party Agreement and Documents to Provide Psychologist or Psychiatrist Benefit Services for Stress Counseling, for Members of IAFF Local 1171.
Attachments: 1. Side Letter between the City of Santa Clara and the Santa Clara Police Officers Association (Unit 2), 2. Side Letter between the City of Santa Clara and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 101 (Unit 6), 3. Side Letter between the City of Santa Clara and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245 (Unit 3), 4. Side Letter between the City of Santa Clara and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1171 (Unit 1)
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on Approval of Four Separate Side Letter Agreements Between the City of Santa Clara and the Santa Clara Police Officers' Association, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 101, and International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1171, and Authorization for the City Manager to Execute the Necessary Third-Party Agreement and Documents to Provide Psychologist or Psychiatrist Benefit Services for Stress Counseling, for Members of IAFF Local 1171.

Report
BACKGROUND
The Administration has completed the meet and confer process with the Santa Clara Police Officers' Association (POA), International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245 (IBEW), American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 101 (AFSCME), and International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1171 (IAFF) on various matters. A Side Letter was executed with each bargaining group that outlines the terms of each agreement.

DISCUSSION
The recommended action is approval of the terms of each Side Letter Agreement between the City of Santa Clara and Santa Clara POA, IBEW, AFSCME, and IAFF.

Side Letter between the City of Santa Clara and the Santa Clara POA (Unit 2)

On May 21, 2019, the City Council approved a successor Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Santa Clara and the Santa Clara POA for a term of December 23, 2018 through and including December 18, 2021. The new MOU included a provision that provides an additional two and one-half percent (2.5%) of base special assignment premium pay to employees assigned as a Crime Investigator or Field Evidence Technician effective June 2, 2019. When this was implemented, the 2.5% was applied to regular scheduled hours and was not included when the employee worked MOU overtime.

The parties reached a Side Letter agreement that provides the additional two and one-half percent (2.5%) of base pay as...

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