News in 2010

November 2010

Update on New Classification System

ACSUM has been busy since our last newsletter. Our primary focus continues to be development of the new classification system for hourly employees (HECCP). This project has now been going on for over two-years. All parties are anxious to conclude it soon!

We have made significant progress in developing the framework of the new system of job titles and families. We have taken approximately 250 different job titles for hourly employees and combined them into about 40 job families. Each of those job families have career levels that correspond to the level of decisions made and responsibilities for each position.

The new system is designed so that employees can more easily understand the responsibilities of their position and how those responsibilities relate to their career level. Under the new system, you should also understand more easily what is required to progress to a higher career level in your current job family, or to move from one job family to another.

We have received data from the marketing survey, comparing our wages with those of people in comparable positions in the state and region. Now we must……..

December 2010

Members Only Section of Website

Only dues paying members have access to the members-only section of this website where they will find important information on negotiations, new classification system updates and other news that directly impacts UMS employees.   Members get all the benefits of instant communication updates as well as opportunities to provide input on important issues facing ALL COLT employees.    If you are a member, click on the “members only area” link in the menu on the left side of this page.  If you aren’t a member yet, click on the “Join Us” link under the Affiliates column of this webpage.

Reminder on Administrative Leave Policy and Vacations

Good morning,

Now that we are in the winter storm season I wanted to remind everyone regarding the Admin Leave policy and how it is covered in our contract for people who were scheduled to be on vacation when admin leave is called.

If you are scheduled to be on vacation and admin leave is called, click here for more information.