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File #: 71040    Version: 1 Name: IAFF Labor Agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2022 In control: Attorney's Office
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 5/10/2022
Enactment date: 5/13/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00358
Title: Adopting and confirming the Labor Agreement between the City of Madison and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 311 (IAFF Local 311) for the period January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2024.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. IAFF Local 311 Report.pdf
Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution adopts and confirms the Labor Agreement between the City of Madison and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 311 (IAFF 311) for the period January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2024. The total cost for the proposed wage increase in the agreement, over the life of the contract, is $3.1 million. This calculation includes permanent wages, overtime (including compensated absences), premium pay, and benefits. The table below shows the cost by year and by expenditure type.

2022 cost 2023 Cost 2024 Cost Cumulative
Permanent Wages 531,504 719,302 1,100,532 2,351,337
Overtime 39,900 53,998 82,617 176,515
Premium Pay 20,106 27,210 41,631 88,946
Benefits 106,590 144,252 220,705 471,547
TOTAL $ 698,099 $ 944,761 $ 1,445,484 $ 3,088,345


In 2022, the anticipated cost of the proposed wage increase is $700,000.

The contract includes several other changes with fiscal implications including premium pay for Juneteenth ($55,000), a 1% longevity pay increase for employees with 25 or more years of service giving Local 311 employees the same longevity schedule as other City employees ($51,000), peer support training ($10,000), and changes to tiller pay ($9,000).

Resolution RES-21-00638 (Legistar 66091) effective September 24, 2021, provided a plan for wage increase parity for general municipal employees (GME). This resolution requires that wage increases for GME be increased if Police and/ or Fire commissioned staff receive a larger percentage increase through collective bargaining than the percentage increases for GME. GME employees received a 1% wage increase effective January 2022. Through the terms of the wage parity resolution, GME should receive an additional 0.5% wage increase for 2022. The cost for GME in the General, Library and Fl...

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