Article 20: Wages and Allowances

Collective Bargaining Agreement for Maintenance and Operations


Pursuant to an MOU signed by the parties on April 21, 2022, and signed by the Governing Board on April 26, 2022, bargaining unit employees received a 3% increase to their hourly rate of pay effective April 1, 2022.
Effective July 1, 2022, all eligible bargaining unit employees shall receive a 4% increase to their hourly rate of pay.

Effective July 1, 2022, all bargaining unit employees whose hourly rate remains below fifteen-dollar ($15) per hour after receiving the 3% pay increase and the 4% pay increase referenced herein, shall have their hourly rate increased to fifteen dollars ($15) per hour, or the start of their current position, whichever is higher.


Minimums and maximums are set by CNM, and are included here for information purposes.


Employees whose pay exceeds the maximum range, will have their base pay capped at the maximum of their position's pay grade.


There shall be no other negotiated wage adjustments during the term of this Agreement unless an employee is promoted or upgraded in accordance with the Temporary Upgrade provided in Article 18 , or as indicated in Article 33, Term of Agreement, Section 33.2.1 and Section 33.2.2 without mutual agreement.


Employees will receive shift differential of forty-two cents ($0.42) per hour for all hours worked between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. daily.


Employees who are required to use their personal automobile for approved business purposes shall be reimbursed in accordance with the Mileage and Per Diem Act.


Employees promoted during the term of the Agreement shall receive increases in wages in accordance with the provisions of the Employee Handbook.


Employees who are downgraded or demoted shall have their pay adjusted in accordance with the Employee Handbook.


The College will continue to provide CNM approved uniforms to each employee. Such uniform shall include 5 shirts or smocks. Coveralls and/or trousers may be substituted for shirts or smocks as long as they are of equal value. CNM will purchase custodial employees who volunteer to wear, as part of the standard uniform attire, CNM approved safety shoes, provided the cost of the safety shoes does not exceed $100.00 annually.


When employees are required to travel outside the city, they shall be eligible for reimbursement in accordance with College policy.


Employees whose regular assignment by management is designated as a "lead" employee will receive a one dollar and fifty cents ($1.50) per hour differential for each hour they are assigned as lead employees.


On-call Pay: Effective July 1, 2022, employees required to be on call for work shall receive $100.00 for each week they are required to be on call.


CNM will provide a one-time lump sum non-recurring gross payment of $350.00 to be paid out in the first pay period in July 2022.