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File #: 2021-386    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/6/2021 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 10/27/2021 Final action: 10/27/2021
Title: Collective Bargaining Agreement 2020-2024 with Association of Professional Construction Inspectors
Sponsors: William Wolfson, Randal Brown
Indexes: General Counsel, Organizational Development

Title
Collective Bargaining Agreement 2020-2024 with Association of Professional Construction Inspectors

Body
Agenda of: October 27, 2021
Item No.: 2021-386
Amount: N/A

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Suzanne R. Coffey, P.E.
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: October 6, 2021

RE: Collective Bargaining Agreement 2020- 2024 with
Association of Professional Construction Inspectors

MOTION

Upon recommendation of William M. Wolfson, Chief Administrative and Compliance Officer, and Randal M. Brown, General Counsel, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), authorizes the GLWA's Interim Chief Executive Officer to execute a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with the Association of Professional Construction Inspectors for a term ending June 30, 2024; and authorizes the ICEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
BACKGROUND
The Association of Professional Construction Inspectors (APCI) and GLWA were parties to a CBA through June 30, 2020. The parties agreed to extend the term of the CBA to continue negotiations of a new CBA. During that period, APCI and GLWA reached a tentative agreement on a CBA, and APCI has since ratified the new CBA.

JUSTIFICATION
The following aspects of the CBA are highlighted:
1. No additional guaranteed or automatic annual pay adjustments. GLWA utilizes a performance-based system of pay adjustment. Consistent with other GLWA CBA's and its Terms of Employment, there are no guaranteed or automatic annual pay adjustments in this CBA. GLWA team members are evaluated on an annual basis and any prospective adjustment to their pay is made based upon performance and within available budgeted resources.
2. No change to retirement, medical, or other related benefits. The proposed CBA with APCI reflects the same retirement, healthcare, and other benefits pa...

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