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City of Troy Administrative Unit Reaches Bargaining Agreement
Updated On: Apr 08, 2013
UPSEU and the City of Troy Administrative Unit have reached a contract after a three year battle which resulted in a retroactive contract to January 1, 2010. The contract expires December 31, 2014. The contract consisted of retroactive payment for members and a reopener for 2013 and 2014 for wages only. This was a first contract for this group of administrators. In addition to the salary increases, members received longevity, health insurance and holidays, as well as vacation, sick leave and personal days.
The members of the negotiating team consisted of Neil Bonesteel, Joe Mazzariello, George Rogers and Chris Wheland. Labor Relations Representative Jack Rogers and Executive Vice President/Regional Director Gary Hickey negotiated this collective bargaining agreement.