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Municipal Executives' Association (MEA) 2022 MOU Update Summaries

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

See Sunshining of 2022 Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) for a full listing of items being sunshined along with the relevant dates.

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Executive Summary

SFMTA Bargaining 2022 - Executive Summary of Tentative Agreements
Municipal Executives' Association (MEA)

Topic

Change

Term 

July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2024 

Wages 

First Year: 
5.25%, effective July 1, 2022 
 
Second Year:
2.5%, effective July 1, 2023, except if the March 2023 Joint Report prepared by the Controller, the Mayor’s Budget Director, and the Board of Supervisors’ Budget Analyst projects a budget deficit for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 that exceeds $300 million, then the base wage adjustment will be delayed, to be effective January 6, 2024.
 
2.25%, effective January 1, 2024, except if the March 2023 Joint Report projects a budget deficit for FY2024 that exceeds $300 million, then the base wage adjustment will be delayed, to be effective close of business June 30, 2024.

MCCP Program 

Continues the current MCCP program, allocating the following percentages of SFMTA/MEA payroll for FYs 22-23 and 23-24 for ongoing wage increases and one-time payments for Range B & C adjustments and placement of non-MCCP eligible employees into step 6 through 9:
0.25% for Ongoing Wage Increases 
1.00% for One-Time Payments

Management Training Fund 

Increases annual budged amounts for each year for management training from $40,000 to $48,000 and for associated equipment from $20,000 to $24,000

Acting Assignment Pay 

Increases acting pay 5% to 7.5%

Holidays 

Recognizes Juneteenth (June 19); changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day/Italian-American Heritage Day.

Long-Term Disability  

Modifies existing Long Term Disability plan requirement to specify a benefit level of 2/3 of salary up to age 65, subject to integration.

Administrative Leave

Extends deadline for use of previously accrued Administrative Leave to June 30, 2024.

Supervisory Differential Adjustment

Changes “may” to “shall” for Appointing Officer to adjust the compensation of a supervisory employee based on certain conditions.

Telecommuting  

Incorporates Citywide Telecommuting Policy and Program (TPP) into MOU.

Investigative Interviews 

Sets requirements for investigative interviews, including confidential locations, technical assistance where needed for remote interviews, and identification of the investigator in advance of the interview.  

Grievance Procedures 

Creates separate grievance procedure for Executive Management Employees to eliminate duplicative/inapplicable steps.

Discipline

Provides MEA with an additional 14 calendar days to prepare for a Skelly meeting in complex cases. Sets detailed requirements for Skelly packets.

Representation

For complex disciplinary cases, additional days can be requested from the SFMTA for preparation.

Revised Arbitrators List 

Modifies the agreed upon list of arbitrators. 

Clean-up: Legal Holidays for Part-Time Employees 

Clarifies that pro-rated holiday pay for part-time employees is based on hours scheduled, not hours worked.

Clean-up: Floating Holidays 

Clarifies that carryover of unused floating holidays to subsequent year is automatic.

Clean-up: Management Leave 

Clarifies that carryover of unused management leave to subsequent year is automatic.

Costing Analysis

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Budget Office
MEA - Budget Impact Analysis

Bargaining 2022
Tentative Agreement (Total Cumulative Cost; SFMTA Only)
Last Updated on 05/31/22

MEA - Additional Cost (Savings)

Subject Proposed Change FY 2023 FY 2024
Wages (Base) Following the city's wage increase pattern, represented employees will receive base wage increases based on the following schedule:

Year 1
July 1, 2022 - 5.25%
Year 2
July 1, 2023 - 2.5%
January 6, 2024 - 2.25%

If the citywide budget deficit projection exceeds $300M in Year 2, each affected base wage increase will be delayed 6 months.

$1,569,902 $2,719,643
Management Training Fund Increases annual budged amounts for each year for management training from $40,000 to $48,000 and for associated equipment from $20,000 to $24,000.  $12,000 $12,000
Acting Assignment Pay  Increases acting pay from 5% to 7.5%. $148,622 $143,968
Total ($) Total in dollars $1,730,524 $2,875,611
Total (%) Total in percent 5.79% 9.62%