On 6/12/2019, the County of Sonoma and WCE met for their first bargaining meeting. The parties discussed ground rules, background financial data relevant to the bargaining unit, and scheduled upcoming meetings. The parties are tentatively scheduled to meet on July 9, 2019.
On August 26, 2019, the County of Sonoma and WCE met for their eighth bargaining session. The parties have completed exchanging initial proposals, and the parties have reached tentative agreement on three proposals to change the current language in the Memorandum of Understanding.
The County of Sonoma and WCE met for their eleventh bargaining session on September 23, 2019. The parties have exchanged conceptual frameworks for potential contract changes.
The County of Sonoma and WCE met for their thirteenth bargaining session on October 7, 2019. The parties have exchanged conceptual comprehensive packages in an effort to reach agreement at the table.
The County of Sonoma is pleased to announce that WCE and the County signed a comprehensive Tentative Agreement on November 12, 2019.