By: Diane Benjamin
At tonight’s City Council meeting ratification of a contract for Sergeant and Lieutenants is on the consent agenda.
They will be getting retroactive raises back to May 1, 2017:
PDF page 92: http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=16030
PDF page 142 shows the previous contract wage increases were 1.5%.
PDF page 149 still has Sick Leave Buy Back!
See PDF page 154 for a HUGE problem:
The City pays 75% of the premium not only for the employee, but the entire family!
Does your employer pay 75% for your family?
Look at the 2017 Total Compensation report: http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=12646
Many employees are costing more than $20,000 a year just for insurance with another $10,000+ for a pension contribution.
Top that off with accumulating sick days and it’s obvious the City exists for City employees – not you.
The employees compensation report included this note on pensions: (click to enlarge)