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File #: 20-1051    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agreement Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/29/2020 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 11/3/2020 Final action:
Title: 9:30 A.M. (Continued from October 27, 2020) - Consideration of Memorandum of Understanding By and Between the Lake County Deputy Sheriff’s Association Units and the County of Lake for October 21, 2020 – October 20, 2021
Sponsors: Administrative Office
Attachments: 1. LCDSA MOU October 21 2020 to October 20 2021
Memorandum


Date: October 27, 2020

To: The Honorable Moke Simon, Chair, Lake County Board of Supervisors

From: Carol J. Huchingson, County Administrative Officer

Subject: Consideration of Memorandum of Understanding By and Between the Lake County Deputy Sheriff's Association Units and the County of Lake for October 21, 2020 - October 20, 2021

Executive Summary: (include fiscal and staffing impact narrative):
Pending ratification by the Lake County Deputy Sheriff's Association, presented today for the consideration of your Board is the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) By and Between the Lake County Deputy Sheriff's Association and the County of Lake for October 21, 2020 - October 20, 2021.

Except as explained below, this MOU implements the CPS-HR Classification and Compensation (CC) Study of October 2019 at 85% of market median (Market 85). Wages for the affected classes will be paid at 85% of the mid-point of the 12 comparison Counties. Those included small counties of comparable size as well as neighboring counties with which we directly compete for talent. (Calaveras, Colusa, Glenn, Humboldt, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Sonoma, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo and Yuba). This is the first CC study completed for Lake County since 2003.

However, wages for this Unit already exceed Market 85 levels, and as a result, the classifications are "Y-rated" for the time being. Y-rated classifications stay at their current rates of pay until cost-of-living-adjustments (COLA's) or other increases exceed the current rates of pay. The Y-rated %'s for each class are delineated in Article 2, at the request of LCDSA.

This MOU eliminates the 12-step salary system, replacing it with a 5-step system and restores longevity pay for continuous services at 5 year intervals. A 5-step system is not only more common in the labor market, it was previously the norm in Lake County.

This MOU continues the 80/20 health insurance benefit for this Unit, as explained in Section 5.1. Unit re...

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