Willows - Following long and difficult negotiations, we are proud to announce that UPEC members at the Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District recently ratified a new 4 year contract! Congratulations are in order for lead negotiator Barbara Ramey and her team, Rick Ortiz, Jim Smith, LeRoy Johnson, Michael Smith and Thomas Loera, for their perserverance in seeing this process through to a successful conclusion.
Elements of the new deal include:
4 year term beginning 10-1-18 through 9-30-22
Retroactive Year 1 COLA of 2.3% effective 10-1-18.
Annual COLA's in Years 2, 3, and 4 based on the increase in inflation, CPI-U
14% market adjustment for Engineering Technician retro to 10-1-18
1-4% longevity bonuses (off salary schedule) based on years of service
Increased District pension contribution from 9.5% to 10.0%
Thanks again, Rick, Jim, LeRoy, Michael and Thomas! As with all our volunteer member activists, stewards and team members, we appreciate the hard work you do for your fellow employees!