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CEU TRAINING UPDATE (C)

DCSMEC CEU training makeup session is being scheduled at the Toy’s training room located 12525 NW 28 Ave. Miami, Fl 33167 (8:00 am to 12:00 am) we will announce shortly the exact date.

The Honorable John Mills, will be assisting with training, if you already registered for the second class you’re good for the makeup class, all other members must register to attend. RSVP via email to dcsmecba@gmail.com or fax to 305 477-0806 and state your intent to registering for CEU training. Make sure to provide your name, employee number, email and phone number. The CEU training are for members only!

Membership has it’s privileges, if you are having a problem logging in to dcsmecba@gmail.com please get assistance from one of our Yard Representative’s or Stewards, for more information call DCSMEC at 305-477-6002.

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CEU TRAINING 2017

DCSMEC has scheduled CEU training for Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Toy’s training room located 12525 NW 28 Ave. Miami, Fl 33167 (8:00 am to 12:00 pm).

The Honorable John Mills, will be assisting with training, members must register to attend. RSVP via email to dcsmecba@gmail.com or fax to 305 477-0806 and state your intent to registering for CEU training. Make sure to provide your name, employee number, email and phone number.

If you are having a problem logging in to dcsmecba@gmail please get assistance from one of our Yard Representative’s or Stewards, for more information call DCSMEC at 305-477-6002.

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Ratification VOTE result

We are pleased to announce the ratification vote went off without any problems and we like to thank all the pollsters for your assistance. To Rosa Novo thank you for coming out and speaking to our membership, the tally for the ratification vote is as follows:

YES                                       NO
———                                 ———                 “PASSED
90%                                     10%

Congratulations to all the DCSMEC members, you will see the new rate & retro on the December 9, 2016 pay period.

I would like to invite all the DCSMEC members to join us on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at our general meeting for the swearing in ceremony of the newly elected officers.

 
Tally Committee: Luis Pla (ZM), Gracian Casas (NIS), Raymone Jones (NIS) Donald Anderson (ZM) and Gary Sneesby (ZM) I like to give praise to the tally Committee who stayed late in order to count the ballots.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tentative agreement 2016/2017 VOTE

The VOTE for the 2016/2017 tentative agreement will be on Thursday,
November 10, 2016. Poll’s will open at 7:00 am – 3:30 pm.

Poll locations:

1. MSC 1
- 12525 NW 28 Ave
 Miami, Fl 33167

2. MSC 2
- 2925 NW 41 Street
 Miami, Fl 33142

3. MSC 3
-15301 SW 117 Ave
 Miami, Fl 33157

4. MSC 4
- 24600 SW 159 Ave 
Miami, Fl 33031

5. Infrastructure & System Support (Warehouse)
 2740 NW 104 Court
 Miami, Fl 33172

Please make sure you VOTE no excuses, this is a simple (yes or no) VOTE.
(YES) I accept the tentative agreement or (NO) I reject the tentative agreement.

If accepted you will see the increase & retro payment on December 9, 2016
and the Vacation will start accruing in December and you will notice the increase on the January 2017 payment.

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New Elected DCSMEC Officers

Congratulations to our 2016 elected officers:

President:

Luis Pla

 

Vice President:

George Ellis

 

Executive Board:

Gary Sneesby

John Everett

Howard Horne

Larry Morat

 

We would like to thank all the participants and congratulations to the new officers.

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TENTATIVE AGREEMENT REACHED 2016

TENTATIVE AGREEMENT REACHED 2016
Contract, DCSMEC Notice
by Rolando Sardiñas

TENTATIVE AGREEMENT REACHED

The DCSMEC bargaining team has worked tirelessly to find every dollar available, taking the current budget climate in mind. We think that this resolution is fair and helps move us forward for the 2016/2017 fiscal year.

Highlights of the tentative agreement follow:
1. A 2.4% (across the board) wage increase, effective 7/1/2016. (Yes, this means RETRO)
2. Effective the first month following the School Board ratification of the 2016-2017 successor contract, eligible full-time employees in their fourth year of employment and thereafter shall accrue annual (vacation) time at 1.917 days per month, increasing vacation time to 23 days for the fiscal year.

3. Recruitment Incentive: employees newly hired deemed necessary by management, are eligible for a recruitment incentive of 5% of base salary. The incentive applies to those employees who are newly hired to a designated position effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

4. Standard work schedules: The normal workday shall be any consecutive eight hours or 10 hours. Between 6:00 AM and 6:30 PM.
5. Three day, 12 hour work schedule: Any consecutive three day, 12 hour schedule, Monday through Saturday, between 10 AM and 11 PM.
6. Four-day, 10 hour work schedule: Any consecutive four-day, 10 our schedule, Monday through Saturday, between 12 PM and 11 PM.
7. Five day, eight hour schedule: Any consecutive five-day, eight hour schedule, Monday through Saturday, between 2 PM and 11 PM.

• Health Insurance
➢ Options and Health Plan design, the same as last year.

➢ Cigna OAP 10, OAP 20 and Local Plus

➢ year 2017, there will be no changes to the employees cost share, dependent premium and plan designed to CIGNA Local Plus Plan.
A. New hires will be enrolled in the Local Plus Plan.
B. OAP 10 will experience a 13% increase in both the employee cost share and dependent premiums. Other increases are deductible for both individual/family and in & out of network, physician office co-pay and others.
C. Spousal Surcharge: $500 a year if an employee’s spouse/domestic partner has coverage available from their own employer. An additional annual surcharge of $500 will be charged and deductions will be taken on a per pay period basis.

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DCSMEC VOTE 2016 UPDATE

DCSMEC was contacted by Presidential nominee Carlos Vega, requesting to
be removed from the ballot (Carlos has changed his mind and no longer wants
to run for President).

All the ballots have already been printed, in order to Facilitate Carlos request his
name will be crossed out at the ballot box prior to the members receiving the ballot.

We hope every member takes time to VOTE, only DCSMEC members are allowed
to VOTE!

 
D C S M E C GENERAL ELECTIONS 2016

 

On the ballot:

 
For President: (1)

 
Erik Deleon

Luis Pla

Carlos Vega

Gary T. Walters

 
For Vice President: (1)

 

Vance Bell

George Ellis

 
Executive board (4 positions):

 
Fred Adler

John Everett

Paul Everett

Howard Horne

Larry Morat

Gary Sneesby

 
Elections for officers will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at all four MSC yards, and the ITS warehouse polls will open at 7 AM and close at 3:30 PM. An election committee was selected at the general meeting, as per the DCSMEC by-laws, consisting of Mike Hudson (chairman), Gracian Casas and Joseph Cortese.

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DCSMEC VOTE 2016 information

DCSMEC VOTE

The DCSMEC General election will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm at the following locations.

POLL LOCATIONS:

1. MSC 1
12525 NW 28 Ave
Miami, Fl 33167

2. MSC 2
2925 NW 41 Street
Miami, Fl 33142

3. MSC 3
15301 SW 117 Ave
Miami, Fl 33157

4. MSC 4
24600 SW 159 Ave
Miami, Fl 33031

5. Infrastructure & System Support (Warehouse)
2740 NW 104 Court
Miami, Fl 33172

Note:
Directions to individual poll place will be marked by signs for your convenience.

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VOTING DATE CORRECTION

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016 DCSMEC held nominations for new officers. We would like to congratulate all officers who ran unopposed:

Business representative/chief negotiator: Rolando Sardinas
Business agent/Financial secretary treasurer: Arthur Bowra

Recording secretary: Richard Simons

Negotiating Team: David Sears
Negotiating Team: Andy Barrosso

Sergeant at Arms: Bruce Ferraiuolo

Yard representatives:
MSC-1: Howard Horne
MSC-2: Hercules Allen
MSC-3: Santiago Gomez
MSC-4: Richard Crafton

Contested positions are as follows:

President:
Currently Sitting: Luis Pla
Contesting: Erik Deleon
Contesting: Carlos Vega
Contesting: Gary T. Walters

Vice President:
Currently Sitting: Vance Bell
Contesting: George Ellis

Executive board (4 positions):
Currently Sitting: Gary Sneesby
Currently Sitting: Howard Horn
Contesting: Fred Adler
Contesting: John Everett
Contesting: Paul Everett
Contesting: Larry Morat

Elections for officers will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at all four MSC yards, and the ITS warehouse polls will open at 7 AM and close at 3:30 PM. An election committee was selected at the general meeting, as per the DCSMEC by-laws, consisting of Mike Hudson (chairman), Gracian Casas and Joseph Cortese.

DCSMEC would like to thank all the members who participated and wish the best of luck to all the candidates. Please make sure you VOTE on October 13, 2016.

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DCSMEC officers nomination results

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016 DCSMEC held nominations for new officers. We would like to congratulate all officers who ran unopposed:

Business representative/chief negotiator: Rolando Sardinas
Business agent/Financial secretary treasurer: Arthur Bowra

Recording secretary: Richard Simons

Negotiating Team: David Sears
Negotiating Team: Andy Barrosso

Sergeant at Arms: Bruce Ferraiuolo

Yard representatives:
MSC-1: Howard Horne
MSC-2: Hercules Allen
MSC-3: Santiago Gomez
MSC-4: Richard Crafton

Contested positions are as follows:

President:
Currently Sitting: Luis Pla
Contesting: Erik Deleon
Contesting: Carlos Vega
Contesting: Gary T. Walters

Vice President:
Currently Sitting: Vance Bell
Contesting: George Ellis

Executive board (4 positions):
Currently Sitting: Gary Sneesby
Currently Sitting: Howard Horn
Contesting: Fred Adler
Contesting: John Everett
Contesting: Paul Everett
Contesting: Larry Morat

Elections for officers will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at all four MSC yards, and the ITS warehouse polls will open at 7 AM and close at 3:30 PM. An election committee was selected at the general meeting, as per the DCSMEC by-laws, consisting of Mike Hudson (chairman), Gracian Casas and Joseph Cortese.

DCSMEC would like to thank all the members who participated and wish the best of luck to all the candidates. Please make sure you VOTE on October 11, 2016.

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