The time is rapidly approaching when PLEA will enter into formal contract negotiations with the city for wages and benefits. As is the norm leading up to negotiations, rumors are starting to run rampant. PLEA recently sent our opening contract proposals to the city as is required prior to the commencement of formal negotiations. PLEA has stated in its opening proposals that we will be seeking a wage increase at the contract table.
Attached is an article written by PLEA’s Chief negotiator Will Buividas on the meet and confer process explaining the steps involved in securing a new contract.
CLICK HERE to read the article.