KM Unit – ART. 44: Wages

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ARTICLE 44 – WAGES

A. General wage increases

a. Effective first full pay period following the date of signing the Memorandum of Negotiators (Appendix B), all bargaining unit employees shall receive a 4% base-building across the board increase. The increase will be reflected in the new flat rates, which will be shown in the updated Appendix C.

b. Effective first full pay period which includes July 1, 2016, all bargaining unit employees shall receive a 4% base-building across the board increase. The increase will be reflected in the new flat rates, which will be shown in the updated Appendix C.

c. Effective first full pay period which includes July 1, 2017, all bargaining unit employees shall receive a 3.5% base-building across the board increase. The increase will be reflected in the new flat rates, which will be shown in the updated Appendix C.

d. Effective first full pay period which includes July 1, 2018, all bargaining unit employees shall receive a 3% base-building across the board increase. The increase will be reflected in the new flat rates, which will be shown in Appendix C.

e. Effective first full pay period which includes July 1, 2019, all bargaining unit employees shall receive a 3% base-building across the board increase. The increase will be reflected in the new flat rates, which
will be shown in Appendix C.

f. The first increase will be processed not more than 60 days after ratification and made effective as per the date described in A.a.

B. Lead employees will receive the same increases as all other employees (A. above). Increases will be reflected in the new flat rates, which will be shown in the updated Appendix C.

C. Maintenance Mechanics (Title Code 8324)

a. Effective first full pay period including July 1, 2016, Maintenance mechanic flat rate will receive an additional $.50/hour to the flat rate, applied before the aforementioned 4% across the board increase (A.b.)

b. Effective first full pay period including July 1, 2017, Maintenance mechanic flat rate will receive an additional $.50/hour to the flat rate, applied before the aforementioned 3.5% across the board increase (A. c.)

D. Apprentice pay rates will be determined pursuant to the agreement of the University and Union in accordance with Article 9.

E. The University retains the right to determine the basis for special awards, including but not limited to payments for meritorious performance, recognition, incentive and bonus payments and to exercise sole discretion as to the granting, timing, amount, distribution and frequency of such awards and payments. The University retains the right to provide or discontinue the provision of award programs and payments. The University retains the right to provide or discontinue the provision of award programs or other payments to employees in this bargaining unit during the term of this agreement or during the period of time following the expiration of the agreement.