UPEC proudly represents 3 City of Milpitas bargaining units: MEA, PROTECH and MIDCON. Two of the 3, PROTECH and MIDCON have been engaged in negotiations for a successor MOU. MEA has another year on its term.
After a lot of effort by the respective teams and UPEC Representative Ryan Heron, settlement was reached and the Milpitas City Council approved the new agreements.
4 year term, 2019 to 2023
COLA's for all classifications of 5%, 4%, 3%, 3% in July of each year
Increase in CTO max accrual from 80 hours to 160 hours
Ability to use CTO in lieu of sick leave.
Extra 40 hours of admin leave for overtime-exempt MIDCON employees
Tuition reimbursement increase from $1,400 to $2,000 annually
Increase in boot allowance and safety glasses reimburement
New 2% certification pay for Building Inspections
Enhanced Alternative Work Schedule language to encourage AWS implementation