AFSCME NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE - 2005/2006
Hennepin County, Local 34
Contract Vote Results (12/2/2005):
Official - All of the ballots have been
unfolded, sorted into many piles, counted and recounted and
finally, tabulated. After the hard work of your sisters and
brothers, Molly Malecki, Jennifer McNair, Don Swain, Cate
Wagner, Dave Tremewan, Cliff Robinson, Maureen Glover, Cliff
Poehler, and myself with the able assistance of our business agents, Matt Nelson and Steve Marincel, we have the result
of that count.
With an overwhelming majority - over 95% - the contract has been accepted by all 6 AFSCME Locals - 34, 552, 1719, 2822, 2864 and 2938 - Legal Unit.
Remember that you as members of AFSCME were the ones responsible for this success by your participation in the process. Your visible and vocal presence at the rallies, your e-mails and phone calls, combined with the work of the Master Negotiations Committee, the Action Team, the Strike Committee and the Table Team is what made this Building for a Better Contract Campaign the success story that it was. Way to go!!!!!!
TENTATIVE CONTRACT SETTLEMENT - CLICK HERE TO READ THE SUMMARY
Hennepin County Workers Rally as Talks Enter Final Stretch - 11/14/2005 - MINNEAPOLIS: More than 500 Hennepin County employees rallied Monday as negotiations inched forward under the guidance of a state mediator. Nearly 5,000 AFSCME Council 5 members are affected by the contract talks. They have not had a wage increase for three years.
TABLE TALK - 11/9/2005
HENNEPIN COUNTY RALLY FLYER
NEGOTIATIONS LETTER FROM PRESIDENT JEAN DIEDERICH - (11/9/2005)
CONTRACT RALLY PHOTOS - 11/7/2005
TABLE TALK - 11/1/2005
GET THE LATEST NEWS ON CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS - ITEMS STILL IN DISPUTE
MEMBER SURVIVAL KIT
PROPOSED MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING - HEALTH CARE
AFSCME UNIONS RECRUITING PICKET LINE CAPTAINS
TABLE TALK (10/2005) HEALTH INSURANCE UPDATE
TABLE TALK (9/2005)
Hennepin County Initial Contract Proposal (8/15/2005)
TABLE TALK (8/2005)
AFSCME Initial Contract Proposal (7/18/2005)
We Want You (7/2005)
Rally Photos (7/18/2005)
Table/Master Negotiations Committee
Negotiations Survey (2/2005)
Planning Ahead - How Do I Prepare for a Strike? (8/2004)