So, if you don't already know, the contract has been ratified and there should be a final draft available by the end of September. Contact your Shop Steward or nearest SEIU Organizer to get your worksite a copy. I will be posting it electronically on the blog as soon as its available.
The new differential for Pesticide applicators is $1.25/ per hour. In the past we just use the standard shift diff coding but I assume payroll will have different solution since it has gone up by $0.75.
There should also be new boot forms, as the language has changed slightly to now include felt bottom shoes. Talk to your OC for guidance. If you need additional assistance contact your Local 733 Leadership.
Thanks to all who signed the Pledge to strike vote. This tactic really brought swift movement to our contract negotiations this time around.