2019 – 2021 Collective Agreement between the State of Iowa and afsCME, Council 61, AFL-CIO PDF 2019 – 2021 Agreement between the State of Iowa and the SPOC PDF The Chief Negotiator of the State of Iowa negotiates collective agreements with three union groups. Click on the links below to view the current contracts with each of these groups. Since an anti-worker wage change in 2017, Iowa public sector workers have been required to vote to recertify their union every October before their contract expires. Last month, workers voted overwhelmingly in favor of this, for the fourth year in a row. Collective agreement AFSCME 7-1-2020 to 30-06-2023 The final tally was 14,565 votes in favor of recertification, 99 against. The vote was an overwhelming statement of solidarity from workers amid the fight against the COVID-19 outbreaks raging in Iowa and the ongoing cleanup of devastating Storms in Derecho in August, the costliest and most destructive storm group in modern American history. . Sixty-four of the 67.61 units of the AFSCME Council voted for recertification. Bargaining units across the state — from the county sheriff`s departments to ambulance departments, from road departments to libraries — all came together. “Iowa public employees provide the vital services that the citizens of this state need as they fight the legislature for our existence,” Homan said. “We are still here, we are still fighting and we will continue to fight until justice is done to public sector employees. The need for solidarity has never been clearer in Iowa than it is today, where the task of fighting the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been left to the public and hard-working frontline workers. PUBLIC PROFESSIONAL & MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES LOCAL UNION 2003, IUPAT “Against significant employer intervention, [public sector employees] voted to recertification of [their] union,” said Danny Homan, chairman of Council 61, who is also vice president of AFSCME.
“And all this during the fight on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak in Iowa.” Here you will find links to all the collective agreements of the City of Fort Dodge union. Benefits for non-unionized city employees can be found in the City`s Fort Dodge Employee Handbook. .