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Article 21 Wages

 

21.1 All classifications listed in Article 2.1 of this agreement will have their salary increased by one and one quarter percent (1.25%) effective July 1, 2013. Effective June 30, 2014 all classifications listed in Article 2.1 of this agreement will have their salary range increased by an additional one and one quarter percent (1.25%).

21.2 Employees whose rates of pay are established according to Schedule "B," and are at the minimum rate for their class shall be advanced to the rate indicated under "probationary increase" for their class the first (1st) payroll period following completion of their probationary period, and shall be advanced to the next step for their class the first (1st) payroll period following their completion of one thousand forty (1040) hours of straight time service (or 1120 hours as provided in Article 12.1.2). Employees shall advance to the next step the first pay period following completion of two thousand eighty (2080) hours of straight time service at the "next step" rate.

21.3 Employees whose rates of pay are established according to Schedule "C" and are at the minimum rate for their class shall be advanced to the rate indicated under "PROB" for their class in the first (1st) payroll period following completion of their probationary period, and shall be advanced to the second step of the range for the class the first (1st) payroll period following their completion of a total of two thousand eighty (2080) hours of straight time service. Employees will be advanced from the second step through the balance of the range, at the rate of one step for the completion of each subsequent two thousand eighty (2080) hours of straight time service, the first (1st) payroll period following each such completion, until they reach the maximum of the range for their class.

21.4 All progression increases required by this Article shall be effective the first (1st) payroll period following the completion of the required service.

When a current employee is placed in a classification within the Building and Grounds Worker Series, he/she shall be credited with the hours required to justify his/her initial salary placement within the Series for the purpose of determining his/her future progression increases. This provision relates to credit for progression increases only and does not affect credit for master seniority.

21.5 Stability Pay. Effective July 1, 1997, stability pay will be in effect for the unit recognized in Article 2.1 as follows for employees with more than five (5) years of service. A year of service shall consist of two thousand eighty (2080) straight time hours.

5 through 9 years completed -- upon completion of each year of service an employee will receive a lump sum payment of two hundred twenty five ($225.00).

10 through 14 years completed -- upon completion of each year of service an employee will receive a lump sum payment of three hundred twenty five ($325.00).

15 through 19 years completed -- upon completion of each year of service an employee will receive a lump sum payment of four hundred twenty five ($425.00)

20 through 24 years completed -- upon completion of each year of service an employee will receive a lump sum payment of five hundred ($500.00).

25 or more years completed -- upon completion of each year of service an employee will receive a lump sum payment of six hundred ($600.00).

If stability payments are not made within thirty (30) days of the end of the payroll period in which they become due and payable, a contingency check for the payment will be processed at the request of the employee.

21.6 Employees who have not elected direct deposit shall receive their wages through a pay card.

21.7 A promotion shall occur when an employee is moved to a classification which has a salary range maximum at least four percent (4%) higher than the salary range maximum of his/her current salary range. A promoted employee must receive a salary increase of at least four percent (4%) or the minimum of the pay range for the new class, whichever is greater. In no event shall an increase be given that would place an employee’s rate of pay above the maximum step of the salary range.

21.8 An employee who demotes shall retain his/her current salary or the rate of pay at the top of the pay range of the class to which he/she demotes, whichever is lower.

21.9 Retroactive payments required by this agreement shall be made no later than forty five (45) days from the date of signing.