The AFSCME Local 2432 Executive Board held a Special Meeting to address succession in light of President Christopher Cassidy’s retirement. Per the AFSCME Local 2432 Constitution, the Vice-President fills the remaining term as President and the Secretary fills the term as Vice-President
Bogdan (Boki) Corsovic has accepted the position as President.
Siana Lakhan has accepted the position as Vice-President.
The position of Secretary will now be filled by Agne Treckione since Siana Lakhan has accepted the Vice-President position.
Brothers Daniel Chamblin and Joseph Schroeder have withdrawn their candidacies for Trustee. Therefore, members will be voting for the following candidates tomorrow:
Executive Board General – 2 year term –
Trustee – 3 year term –
Elections for Executive Board General and Trustee will be held tomorrow, December 7, 2021 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Union Hall. This is a Union Member only vote. Please bring ID to vote.
The City Commission approved the ratified contracts at the December 1st Commission meeting and the raises are now being processed by HR Payroll.
We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and received your member meal vouchers. If you still haven’t received it, please email email@example.com with your contact info so that we can follow up. See you tomorrow for the vote!
UPCOMING CONTRACT RATIFICATION VOTE
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
A ratification vote for new General, Professional, and Supervisory contracts will be held on next Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Union Hall – 2734 Hollywood Boulevard (parking in the rear). This is a secret ballot vote and the ballots will be counted immediately after the closing of the vote. Below is the bargained contract information; please review prior to casting your vote:
Full contract drafts, clean:
Full contract drafts, with mark-up:
Summary of items being proposed for ratification:
2% COLA on the base salary
1% one time Lump Sum on the base salary to be issued via a separate payroll check.
HRA Card amount Increases beginning 1 Jan 2022 as follows.
Employee only = $300 to $400
Employee + 1 = $400 to $600
Employee + 2 or more = $700 to $1000
Increased mental wellness counseling sessions (EAP) from 6 sessions to 10 sessions at no additional cost.
Changes to health care premiums as follows:
· Employee only = no change
· Employee + 1 = increase of $2.82 per pay period
· Employee + 2 or more = $6.20 per pay period
· Employee only = increase of $6.29 per pay period
· Employee + 1 = $12.59 per pay period
· Employee + 2 or more = $20.14 per pay period.
The following members were nominated and elected or re-elected (ran unopposed) at the November 10, 2020 Special Meeting for Nominations:
President – 2 year term – Chris Cassidy
Treasurer – 2 year term – Barbara Armand
Executive Board Supervisory– 2 year term – John Brummer
Executive Board General – 2 year term – Robert Kine
Executive Board At Large – 2 year term – Marjorie Readon
Trustee – 3 year term – Ameer Khan
Congratulations to all of the re-elected/new officers and thank you for your service.
Vacant Trustee and Treasurer Positions
- Ameer Khan
- Travis Morancie
- David Blum
- Vice-President – 2 year term – John Berak
- Secretary – 2 year term – Siana Thompson (*Brother Travis Morancie was nominated but withdrew)
- Executive Board Professional – 2 year term – Glen Superville
- Executive Board General – 2 year term – Tim Foard
- Trustee – 3 year term – Bogdan Corsovic
The Member Holiday Party will be held on Saturday, December 14th from 7:00 – 11:00 PM at Tropical Acres. Seating is limited, so RSVP is first come first serve. Limit one (1) guest per member. Email your full name and guest info to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, December 6th to be added to the guest list which will be checked at the door. Non-member employees are prohibited. No exceptions!
The vote to approve all three AFSCME 2- year contracts passed by a unanimous vote of the City Commission.
Thanks to our members for a great turnout at the Commission Meeting and a special thank you to AFSCME’s negotiation team!