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Section 03.07.310
 

Title 03 Administration and Personnel

Chapter 03.07 Payments to Employees and Applicants

Section 03.07.310 Nonrepresented Employee Pay and Benefit Adjustments

  1. This section shall apply to nonrepresented employees in the exempt-confidential pay plan, including both uniformed and nonuniformed.
     
  2. Unless otherwise directed by the mayor in response to a fiscal emergency, nonuniformed employees shall receive a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) identical to the COLA received by the managerial and professional association exempt-A bargaining unit. All additional benefits, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, personal leave, deferred compensation, vacation and sick leave accruals and payouts, will also be in accordance with the managerial and professional association exempt-A bargaining unit, unless the mayor directs otherwise in response to a fiscal emergency.
     
  3. Unless otherwise directed by the mayor in response to a fiscal emergency, the uniformed fire personnel shall receive a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) identical to the COLA received by the Spokane association of fire officers. Unless otherwise directed by the mayor in response to a fiscal emergency, the uniformed police personnel shall receive a COLA identical to the COLA received by the lieutenants and captains association. Unless otherwise directed by the mayor in response to a fiscal emergency, the uniformed employees shall receive the applicable bargaining unit benefit package for all other benefits including, but not limited to, medical, dental, deferred compensation, vacation and sick leave accruals and payouts.
     
  4. In addition to the benefits set forth above, nonrepresented employees, both uniform and nonuniform, shall receive the employment benefits set forth in chapter 3.09 SMC regarding the extension of employee benefits to domestic partners if they meet the eligibility requirements.
     
  5. The city council may authorize additional or different pay and/or benefits pursuant to SMC 3.07.230.

Date Passed: Monday, October 19, 2009

Effective Date: Sunday, November 22, 2009

ORD C34490 Section 1