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Transit Contract Update
On May 28, 2014, the King County Council approved Ordinance 2014-0170, adopting the collective bargaining agreement between King County and Technical Employees Association, Transit Staff, for 2014. The clerk of the Council now has 5 days to transmit the contract back to the Executive for signature. The Executive then has 10 days to sign it and the County code requires a 10-day waiting period before the ordinance adopting the contract is enacted into law, approximately mid-June.
Payroll will then implement the new 2014 payrates (w/COLA) in about 30 days (mid-July). Payroll will then calculate the retro back to 1/1/14 and add that amount to a regular payroll check in late July or early August.
If you have any questions, please see Elizabeth Wright, Transit Bargaining Chair, or Bargaining Committee members Colin Asquith and Jerry Williams.
Adé Franklin, President
Ken Madden, Vice President
Roger Browne, Secretary
Jerry Williams, Treasurer
Alton Gaskill, Wastewater Bargaining Chair
Elizabeth Wright, Transit Bargaining Chair
Don Marable, Council of Reps. Chair