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File #: 34310    Version: 1 Name: Committee on Employee Relations
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/28/2014 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 7/1/2014 Final action: 7/1/2014
Enactment date: 7/11/2014 Enactment #: ORD-14-00122
Title: Creating Section 33.10 of the Madison General Ordinances establishing the Committee on Employee Relations.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required to establish this committee.
Creating Section 33.10 of the Madison General Ordinances establishing the Committee on Employee Relations.
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: Discussion on these ordinances as well as the employee handbook began in June of 2012. General municipal employees will have their current collective bargaining agreements end on December 31, 2014, to be replaced by the handbook and the Committee on Employee Relations. Representatives of City management, along with the Mayor’s office and Human Resources worked to develop the handbook and committee structure. Employee representatives have been active and engaged in this process and have provided continuous input and commentary over the course of several meetings. While not labor agreements, the goal of all involved is to give employees continued input into the conditions of their employment with the City of Madison. Additional ordinances will be drafted for introduction at the July council meeting.
The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
Section 33.10 entitled “Committee on Employee Relations” of the Madison General Ordinances is created to read as follows:
(1) The Committee on Employee Relations shall act in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and the Common Council in making studies and recommendations relative to rates of pay, hours of work and conditions of employment for employees employed by the City of Madison who are not covered by a collective bargaining agreement. The Committee is advisory only and is not created to, nor shall it engage, at any time, in collective bargaining.
(2) Membership.
(a) The Committee shall be composed of nine (9) members. Three (3) members shall be members holding management positions with the City of Madison. Three (3) members shall be citizen members nominated by...

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