City of Boston members from different chapters (City Hall, BPD, BCYF, DND and Elderly Commission) joined together to negotiate new collective bargaining agreements which were ratified by the membership in a secret ballot vote on Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
(L:R Gary Smith, Madeline Garcia, Adjie Hurley, Jen Springer, Dave Reno, Mark DelloRusso, Velma Valentin, Domingos DaRosa, Jeron Cotton, Christine Sullivan, Josh Levit, Gloria Rice-Stewart, Lorna Pleas, Steve D’Amico, Janice Locke, Brenda Rodrigues)
The members won 12% pay increases over the life of the two consecutive agreements. See below for the overall details:
On Tuesday May 22, 2012 the members voted overwhelmingly to approve the agreements: 517 – 42. Over 50% of the membership turned for the vote. Congratulations to the Negotiation Team members! You should be proud!