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Guiding Principles for Labor Negotiations

2014 Annual Summary of Labor Negotiations

Unions

The City of San José employs approximately 5,650 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

06/30/2013

52

Association of Engineers and Architects, IFPTE, Local 21

AEA

06/30/2013

199

Association of Legal Professionals

ALP

06/30/2012

36

Association of Maintenance Supervisory Personnel, IFPTE Local 21 

AMSP

06/30/2013

77

City Association of Management Personnel, IFPTE, Local 21 

CAMP

06/30/2013

335

Confidential Employees’ Organization, AFSCME, Local No. 101 

CEO

09/17/2011

183

International Association of Firefighters, Local 230 

IAFF

06/30/2013

645

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local No. 332

IBEW

06/30/2011

73

Municipal Employees’ Federation AFSCME, Local No. 101 

MEF

06/30/2011

1798

International Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 3 

OE#3

06/30/2011

697

San José Police Officers’ Association

POA

06/30/2013

1085

Total Represented Employees

5180


*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 2011-2012 Adopted Budget.