October 25, 2021

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Brook Park council approves Teamsters agreement for past year

BROOK PARK, Ohio — Town Council at its Feb. 2 meeting approved Mayor Mike Gammella to enter into a 1-year contract with Teamsters Community 436. The contract covers Jan. 1 via Dec. 31 of past calendar year.

The second and third general public readings of the Teamsters laws were suspended, and council handed it as an emergency evaluate.

City Council enacted special laws final April that halted talks with town unions in purchase to assess the pandemic’s economic impact on functions.

Meetings with the Teamsters union will carry on this 12 months in hopes of negotiating a two-calendar year deal for 2021-22. Regional 436 signifies Brook Park’s clerical/office environment (non-safety forces, non-company department) staff.

There are neither income raises nor bonuses in the new agreement.

“There are no variations in anything at all,” Gammella pressured.

Councilman Jim Mencini questioned Finance Director Greg Cingle about the deal time period, expressing he considered the city experienced been trying to find a three-year settlement.

“We had been negotiating a 3-year offer with them, and the union decided to just enter into the agreement for 2020 and proceed negotiations for 2021-22,” Cingle said.

Cingle extra that Laborers Regional Union 860, as effectively as Brook Park Fireplace Fighters Area 1141, do not have 2020 contracts at this time.

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