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Record No: CB 120186    Version: Council Bill No: CB 120186
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 10/11/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126453
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment; authorizing the execution of agreements between The City of Seattle and certain City unions; authorizing compensation for certain City employees not covered by a collective bargaining agreement; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: M. Lorena González
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Agreement - Coalition of City Unions and Certain Other Signatory Unions, 2. Att 2 - Agreement - International Association of Fire Fighters Local 27, 3. Att 3 – MOU - Municipal Court and Local Union 763, 4. Att 4 - Agreement by and between PROTEC17 and the City of Seattle
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. Memo Att: Proposed Amendment A
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsSeattle Channel
10/13/20212 City Clerk attested by City Clerk  Action details Meeting details
10/13/20212 Mayor returned  Action details Meeting details
10/13/20212 Mayor Signed  Action details Meeting details
10/13/20212 City Clerk submitted for Mayor's signature  Action details Meeting details
10/11/20211 City Council passed as amendedPass Action details Meeting details
10/4/20211 City Council referred  Action details Meeting details
10/1/20211 Council President's Office sent for review  Action details Meeting details
9/28/20211 City Clerk sent for review  Action details Meeting details
9/28/20211 Mayor Mayor's leg transmitted to Council  Action details Meeting details
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment; authorizing the execution of agreements between The City of Seattle and certain City unions; authorizing compensation for certain City employees not covered by a collective bargaining agreement; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, during the COVID-19 pandemic, many City employees have been required to perform essential functions and deliver critical services to the community that can only be performed in person; and
WHEREAS, these employees play an essential role in the City and are on the front lines of delivering essential public services; and
WHEREAS, because of COVID-19, these employees may have experienced increased hardship, such as lack of public transit, limited access to childcare, and other challenges; and
WHEREAS, retention of these employees is of the upmost importance, and the City seeks to provide some additional acknowledgment of their extraordinary efforts; and
WHEREAS, the City also seeks to bolster front-line employee morale so they can continue to provide these essential in-person public services through the end of the current public health emergency; and
WHEREAS, collective bargaining has led to tentative agreements between The City of Seattle and certain City unions; and
WHEREAS, the City Budget Office has identified General Fund reserves sufficient to cover the estimated cost resulting from agreements and will submit subsequent legislation to appropriate funds once the departmental totals and payment timing are settled; and
WHEREAS, the City resolves to also apply such benefits to eligible employees not covered by a collective bargaining agreement; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. As requested by the Seattle Human Resources Director and recommended by the Mayor, the Mayor is authorized on behalf of The City of Seattle (City) to execute an agr...

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