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Guiding Principles for Labor Negotiations

2015 Annual Summary of Labor Negotiations

Unions

The City of San José employs approximately 5,500 employees, who are represented by the eleven bargaining units (unions) below. The City Manager's Office of Employee Relations is responsible for negotiating on behalf of the City with representatives of those bargaining units regarding wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. For information regarding a specific bargaining unit including their Union Contracts, please click on one of the links below.

Bargaining Unit Acronym Contract Expiration FTEs*
Association of Building, Mechanical and Electrical Inspectors

ABMEI

06/30/2015

78

Association of Engineers and Architects, IFPTE, Local 21

AEA

06/30/2015

248

Association of Legal Professionals

ALP

06/30/2015

36

Association of Maintenance Supervisory Personnel, IFPTE Local 21 

AMSP

06/30/2015

102

City Association of Management Personnel, IFPTE, Local 21 

CAMP

06/30/2015

365

Confidential Employees’ Organization, AFSCME, Local No. 101 

CEO

06/30/2015

224

International Association of Firefighters, Local 230 

IAFF

06/30/2014

671

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local No. 332

IBEW

06/30/2015

75

Municipal Employees’ Federation AFSCME, Local No. 101 

MEF

06/30/2015

1915

International Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 3 

OE#3

06/30/2015

680

San José Police Officers’ Association

POA

12/31/2015

1107

Total Represented Employees

5501


*Full Time Equivalents (FTE's) are the combined total number of budgeted full-time positions.  For example, one full-time position equals one FTE. Similarly, two half-time positions equal one FTE. In addition, the FTE numbers presented are based upon the 2014-2015 Adopted Budget, and does not include approximately 259 unrepresented positions.