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City Council Committee on Ways and Means hearing on docket #0750

FY17 collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the American Federation of State, Country and Municipal Employees AFL-CIO, Council 93 and Locals (AFSCME). The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Ciommo and the Sponsor of the docket is Mayor Walsh.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Docket #0750

    Message and order approving a supplemental appropriation of One Million One Hundred Ninety One Thousand One Hundred Twenty-Two Dollars ($1,191,122.00) for various departments to cover the FY17 cost items contained within the collective bargaining agreements between the City of Boston and the American Federation of State, Country and Municipal Employees AFL-CIO, Council 93 and Locals (AFSCME). The terms of the contracts are July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 and July 1,  2017 through June 30, 2020. The major provisions of the contracts include base wage increase of 2% effective the first pay period of October of each fiscal year. The agreements also contain other benefits including a new clothing allowance starting in 2017 and steps beginning in October 2018.

     

    This matter was sponsored by the Mayor, and referred to the Committee on  May 24, 2017.

    NOTICE:  The Boston City Council may have a quorum in attendance due to standing committees of the City Council consisting of both voting and non-voting members.  However, members attending this duly posted meeting are participating and deliberating only in conjunction with the business of the standing committee.

    Public Testimony

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify.  If you have not testified at a Council hearing before, please arrive five (5) minutes before the call of the hearing to sign up and become familiar with the hearing format, testimony locations and sound system.  Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written documentation you wish to present at the hearing.

    Written comments may be made part of the record and available to all Councilors by sending them by email, fax or mail to arrive before the hearing, please use the information below.

    Mail Address:  Docket #0750 , City Council, City Hall, 5th Floor, Boston MA  02201

    Fax Number:  (617) 635-4203 Attn: Ron Cobb,  Docket #0750

    Committee Email:  ccc.WM@Boston.gov

    Staff EmailRon.Cobb @Boston.gov  Staff Telephone:  617 635- 3042

    Broadcast Live on Comcast 8/RCN 82/Verizon 1984 or streamed at: boston.gov/city-council-tv

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