Supervisor CALLERY offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE FULTON COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF’S POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR 10 HOUR WORK DAYS FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES
WHEREAS, the Sheriff has requested a Memorandum of Agreement with the Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy Police Benevolent Association to establish a 10-hour work day for Deputy Sheriff Investigators in the Sheriff’s Department; and
WHEREAS, the Deputy Sheriff’s Police Benevolent Association is in agreement with this proposal; and
WHEREAS, after review of said proposal, the Committee on Personnel recommends a trial period for said 10-hour work day for Deputy Sheriff Investigators, prior to making any such change permanent; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, That the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to sign a Memorandum of Agreement by and between the County of Fulton, Fulton County Sheriff and the Fulton County Deputy Sheriffs’ Police Benevolent Association, to implement a 10-hour work day for Deputy Sheriff Investigator positions in the Sheriff’s Department effective August 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, as attached hereto and made a part hereof; and, be it further
RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Sheriff, Deputy Sheriffs’ Police Benevolent Association, Personnel Director, Roemer, Wallens, Gold & Mineaux, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.
Seconded by Supervisor HORTON and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 19 Nays: 0 Vacant: 1 (City of Johnstown – Ward 1)
MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT
The County of Fulton (the “County”), the Fulton County Sheriff (the “Sheriff”) and the Fulton County Sheriffs’ Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (the “Association”) are parties to a Collective Bargaining Agreement for the term January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2020.
The County, Sheriff and Association wish to modify Article IV – Workday, Workweek, Overtime – and agree to the following modifications:
- Section 1.E shall be amended, to add after the last sentence:
At the discretion of the Sheriff or his designee, Investigators may work four (4) ten (10) hour tours of duty/shifts Monday through Friday, with Saturday and Sundays off along with one other day being given off throughout the Monday through Friday work week which will be scheduled by the Sheriff or his designee.
- Section 1.G shall be amended to add a new sentence to read as follows:
All leave for ten (10) hour tours of duty/shift employees shall be charged based on actual hours used.
- Section 1 shall be amended to add a new subsection, “L” to read as follows:
All four (4) ten (10) hour tour of duty/shift Employee accruals will remain based on the eight (8) hour tour of duty/shifts.
- Section 2.A shall be amended to add a new sentence to read as follows:
An employee assigned to and working the ten (10) hour tours of duty/shifts, shall be paid overtime for all time worked in excess of his/her regularly scheduled ten (10) hour tours of duty/shift.
The County, Sheriff and Association wish to modify Article V – Holiday Pay – and agree to the following modifications:
1. Section C shall be amended to add a new sentence to read as follows:
All Holidays are eight (8) hour holidays and any employees working four (4) ten (10) hour tour of duty/shifts will at the employees discretion use two (2) hours of either vacation or comp time to make up the difference.
Any four (4) ten (10) hour tour of duty/shifts employees that are scheduled to be off on a holiday as described herein shall be granted another day off within a reasonable timeframe with permission from the Sheriff or designee.
The parties hereto agree that this Memorandum of Agreement is temporary in nature and will sunset on December 31, 2020; the agreement may be extended upon mutual written agreement of all of the parties hereto.
Agreed the _____day of July 2020.
County of Fulton FCDSPBA
Fulton County Sheriff