PORT OF SEATTLE 

 

MEMORANDUM

 

COMMISSION AGENDA

 

 

 

Item No.             

         6b 

 

Date of Meeting 

August 25, 2009 

 

DATE: 

August 5, 2009 

 
TO:

 

Tay Yoshitani, Chief Executive Officer 

 
FROM:

 

Gary Schmitt, Labor Relations Director 

 
SUBJECT:

 

The  Labor  Relations  Director  requests  Port  Commission  authorization  for  the 
Chief  Executive  Officer  to  execute  a  new  Collective  Bargaining  Agreement 
between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 9, representing 
Ground Transportation Agents and Guest Service Representatives. 

 

BACKGROUND 

This  Agreement  covers  18  positions  within  the  Aviation  Operations  Department,  Landside 
Operations. 

BUSINESS STRATEGIES 
 

This  Collective  Bargaining  Agreement  supports  the  Port’s  strategy  of  “High  Performance 
Organization.” 

 
LENGTH OF THE AGREEMENT 

 
Term of the Agreement

:  

March 1, 2009 to March 30, 2012. 

 

NEGOTIATED TERMS 

 

I.

 

Wages  

 

 

Effective April 1, 2009 – 4% wage increase, based on market comparables 

 

Effective April 1, 2010 and April 1, 2011 – 100% of Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton 
CPI-W (Feb.-Feb.), minimum 2% - maximum 6% 

 

II.

 

Health Care 

 

 

Continuing health care coverage under the Port’s plan for non-represented 
employees. 

 
 

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