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Negotiation Updates

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>The County of Sonoma and the WesternCouncil of Engineers (WCE) met on April 18, 2018, at <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr>’s request,to discuss successor contract negotiations. The parties discussed ground rulesand information requests, and set a schedule for future bargaining sessions. Learn more..... </p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>TheCounty of Sonoma and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> met on April 30, 2018 for their second bargainingsession. Christina Rivera, Assistant County Administrator, presented highlightsfrom the Post-Fire County fiscal condition update received by the Board ofSupervisors on March 20, 2018. Learn more.....</p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>The County of Sonoma and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> met for their third bargaining session on May 7, 2018. The parties executed ground rules, discussed the <abbr title="County of Sonoma">County’</abbr>s further response to<abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr>’s request for information, and the <abbr title="County of Sonoma">County</abbr> submitted a formal proposal forextension of the contract and language concerning medical benefits. Learn more.....</p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>The County of Sonoma and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> met for their fourth bargaining session on May 21,2018.  The<abbr title="County of Sonoma"> County </abbr>revised its initial proposal to add a 2% one-time lumpsum payment and an 8 hour floating holiday. Learn more.....</p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>The County and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> met for their fifth bargaining session on May 29, 2018. The parties discussed the County’s updated proposal in detail, and the County provided information in response to <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers'">WCE’s</abbr> request for information. Learn more..... </p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>The County of Sonoma and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> met for theirsixth bargaining session on June 4, 2018.  The <abbr title="County of Sonoma">County</abbr> provided additionalinformation in response to <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr>’s request for information, and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> confirmedthat it expects to present proposals to the <abbr title="County of Sonoma">County</abbr> at the next scheduledmeeting on June 6, 2018. </p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>The County of Sonoma and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> met for their seventhbargaining session on June 6, 2018. The <abbr title="County of Sonoma">County</abbr> responded further to <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr>’srequest for information, and provided its package proposal for one-time,pensionable payment approximately equivalent to 2% of salary, plus an 8 hourannual floating holiday, and continued medical benefits. Learn more.....</p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>The County of Sonoma and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> met for their eighth bargaining session on July 12,2018. Learn more.....</p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>On August 22, 2018, the County of Sonoma and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> met fortheir eleventh bargaining session. Learn more..... </p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>On 6/12/2019, the County of Sonoma and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> met for their firstbargaining meeting. The parties discussed ground rules, backgroundfinancial data relevant to the bargaining unit, and scheduled upcomingmeetings. The parties are tentatively scheduled to meet on July 9, 2019. </p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

 

<p>OnAugust 26, 2019, the County of Sonoma and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> met for their eighth bargainingsession.  The parties have completed exchanging initial proposals, and theparties have reached tentative agreement on three proposals to change thecurrent language in the Memorandum of Understanding. Learn more.....</p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>The County of Sonoma and WCE met for theireleventh bargaining session on September 23, 2019.  The parties haveexchanged conceptual frameworks for potential contract changes. Learn more..... </p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>The County of Sonoma and <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> met for theirthirteenth bargaining session on October 7, 2019.  The parties haveexchanged conceptual comprehensive packages in an effort to reach agreement atthe table. Learn more.....</p>

 

WCE Labor Negotiations Summary

<p>TheCounty of Sonoma is pleased to announce that <abbr title="Western Council of Engineers">WCE</abbr> and the County signed a comprehensiveTentative Agreement on November 12, 2019. Learn more..... </p>