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File #: 20-1547    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Items Status: Passed
File created: 3/25/2020 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 4/6/2020 Final action: 4/6/2020
Title: Introduction of the Proposed Memorandum of Understanding Between the Huntington Beach Municipal Teamsters and the City of Huntington Beach for October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020
Attachments: 1. Att#1 - HBMT Summary of MOU Modifications, 2. Att#2 - HBMT Fiscal Impact Report, 3. Att#3 - HBMT Legislative Draft, 4. 4032020 SC, 5. 0406 SC - Part 1, 6. 0406 SC - Part 2, 7. 0406 SC - Part 3, 8. 0406 SC - Part 4, 9. Late Items Binder1 - Names Announced, 10. Late Items Binder2 - Not announced-FINAL, 11. 0406 Sup Com-Presentation POA-MEO-HBMT
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Travis Hopkins, Assistant City Manager

Subject:
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Introduction of the Proposed Memorandum of Understanding Between the Huntington Beach Municipal Teamsters and the City of Huntington Beach for October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020
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Statement of Issue:
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Huntington Beach and the Huntington Beach Municipal Teamsters (HBMT) expired on September 30, 2019. Subsequently, the City and HBMT engaged in good-faith negotiations, ultimately reaching tentative agreement on terms in February 2020 on a 1-year contract covering the period October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020.

Financial Impact:
Pursuant to the terms reached in the MOU with HBMT, the total projected cost of the labor pact as estimated by the Finance Department is $944,512. This constitutes a 0.6% increase in the City's overall FY 2019/20 personnel budget of $162.04 million.

Recommended Action:
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Introduction of the Proposed Memorandum of Understanding Between the Huntington Beach Municipal Teamsters and the City of Huntington Beach for the period October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020.
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not approve the introduction of the proposed successor MOU for HBMT employees, and direct staff to: (1) continue to meet and confer with the Association, or (2) utilize the impasse procedures contained within the City's Employer-Employee Relations Resolution.

Analysis:
The Huntington Beach Municipal Teamsters (HBMT) represents nearly 375 employees in the City.
Starting in late 2019, representatives for the City and HBMT engaged in active negotiations on a new labor agreement, ultimately reaching tentative agreement on contract terms for a one-year period in February 2020. Key changes in the proposed MOU include the following:

Term of Agreement
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