Memorandum of Agreement
By and Between
The County of Fulton and
The Civil service Employees Association, Inc.
Local 1000 AFSCME, AFL-CIO Fulton County General Unit


The County of Fulton (the “County”) and the Civil Service Employees Association, Inc., AFSCME Local 1000, AFL-CIO, Fulton County General Unit, Local 818 (the “Union”) are parties to a Collective Bargaining Agreement for the term January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2017 (the “Agreement”).

The County and Union wish to modify the Agreement as follows:

  1. Amend Article III, Section 2 (p.4) to add a new Section D:

    D. Within three (3) business days of separation from service or in cases where a new uniform company is contracted with and ceases to do business with the County, each employee is expected to return all sets of uniforms in his/her possession. The cost of items not returned will be recouped from the at-issue employee. (Co. #1)
     
  2.  Amend Article XXV (p. 35) to state:

    • Change title to read “Employee Resignation or Separation from Service”
    • Add a new paragraph “C” as follows:

    Within three (3) business days of separation from service an employee is expected to return all issued sets of uniforms.

    Failure to do so will result in the cost of the unreturned items being deducted from any final payment from the County. (Co. #4)
     
  3. Amend Article XXVIII (pp. 36-37) to add:

    Employees must, at all times, comply with local, state and/or federal guidelines, rules or law concerning clothing and footwear appropriate for their respective job title. (Co. #5)
     
  4. Amend Article IV, Section 2.A. (p. 10) to read as follows:

    Employees shall receive time and one-half for overtime in excess of seven (7) hours per day (35 hours per week) or eight (8) hours per day (40 hours per week). Those employees working 35 hour work weeks will be paid time and one-half for the period worked in excess of 35 hours to 40 hours; however, an employee, with the prior approval of the Department Head, may elect (in lieu of overtime pay) hour-for-hour compensatory time off for the hours in excess of 35 hours up to 40 hours per week. If compensatory time off is elected (and prior approved) any and all compensatory time must be used within six (6) months of being earned. (Co. #6)
     
  5. Amend Article III, Section 3 (pp. 4-5) at Subsection A. to add the following:

    An employee called in to work either for their regular shift or for on-call or call-back purposes will not be entitled to mileage from their home to place of employment; however, when the employee is dispatched from their home and proceeding directly to the client, mileage will still be paid. (Co. #2)

     
  6. Article III, Section 3.F. (p. 5) shall be amended to, after ratification by the Board of Supervisors, increase weekend on-call from $75.00 to $100.00 (Un #4)

    Further amend (top of p. 6) to read “Monday through Friday” for the Weekday/Holiday (Un #5)

     
  7. Amend Article V, Section 3.a. (p. 13) shall be amended (for Highway Department employees only) to add:

    An employee who is required to work on a day designated as the holiday, either the designated holiday or the legal holiday, pursuant to Section 1, shall be compensated as follows: (remainder of 3.a. remains as in CBA). (Un #7)
     
  8.  Article III, Section 3 shall be amended to add new sections – This union proposal #6 will be addressed through the labor-management committee process. (Un #6)
     
  9. Article XXXII, Duration (p. 39) shall be amended to be: January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2021 (Un #13)
     
  10.  Article III, Section 1.A. (wages) and Schedule A shall be amended as follows:

    Effective and retro to 1/1/18: $.50 per hour to be added to the salary schedule
    Effective 1/1/19: $.50 per hour added to the salary schedule
    Effective 1/1/20: $.50 per hour added to the salary schedule
    Effective 1/1/21: $.50 per hour added to the salary schedule
    (Un #1)
     
  11. Items not included in the Memorandum are deemed withdrawn, as such, this memorandum constitutes the entire agreement of the parties as to modification to the current agreement.
     
  12. The Union reserves the right to have the tentative agreement taken to its membership for a ratification vote; the County reserves the right to have the tentative agreement taken before the Board of Supervisors for a ratification vote.

(This document to be attached to the Memorandum of Agreement, dated May 2, 2018.