Mayor Madden Announces Tentative Labor Contract with CSEA Local 1000
Agreement is fifth outstanding labor contract resolved by Madden administration since 2016
Previous contract with CSEA Local 100 expired in December 2017
TROY, NY – Mayor Patrick Madden today announced the approval of a tentative labor contract agreement by Civil Service Employees Association, Local 1000 AFSCME, AFL-CIO for the City of Troy Unit of the Rensselaer County Local 842. The organization represents approximately 200 CSEA employees within all departments that serve the city of Troy, New York.
Mayor Madden said, “Approval of the tentative labor contract by CSEA is a fair resolution to the outstanding agreement between the bargaining unit and the city of Troy. We are pleased to have reached an outcome which reflects the valuable contributions of our employees while protecting Troy taxpayers, and look forward to final ratification of the contract.”
The agreement affirms the administration’s commitment to negotiating responsible contracts that effectively manages city finances while providing fair compensation for CSEA employees who serve the residents of Troy.
The settlement, effective January 1, 2018 and expires on December 31, 2020, includes a 1.5% retroactive pay increase for 2018, 2.0% retroactive pay increase for 2019, and 2.0% pay increase in 2020. An additional salary step for January 1, 2020 was created for employees with 12 years of service with the city, and a 5% starting pay increase for new hires. The administration and CSEA Local 1000 came to mutual agreement on a 20% employee healthcare contribution rate for new hires beginning January 1, 2020.
The tentative contract was ratified by CSEA membership on June 20th. The previous agreement between the city and CSEA expired on December 31, 2017.
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John Salka, Deputy Director of Public Information
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