Article 20: Wages and Allowances

Collective Bargaining Agreement for Maintenance and Operations


Effective July 1, 2019, all bargaining unit employees shall receive a 5% increase to their hourly rate of pay.


If an employee’s hourly rate is above the maximum of the range for his/her classification, he/she shall receive the pay increase for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 as a non-recurring increase paid on a per period basis   


If an employee's hourly rate is below the maximum range for his/her classification title and adding the amount listed above would take their rate above the maximum of the range, the amount below the maximum will be added to his/her hourly rate of pay. The amount above the maximum will be paid for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 as delineated in number 20.1.1, above.


Minimums and maximums are set by CNM, are not subject to collective bargaining negotiations and are included here for information purposes only.


There shall be no other pay increases during the term of this Agreement unless an employee is promoted or upgraded in accordance with the Temporary Upgrade provision in Article 18, or as indicated in Article 33 Terms of Agreement, Section 33.2.


Employees will receive shift differential of forty-two cents ($0.42) per hour in accordance with Employer policy for all hours worked between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am 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 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.


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 ($1.00) per hour differential for each hour they are assigned as lead employees.


CNM will conduct a market study for the job titles of Maintenance I, II, and III prior to May 2020. CNM agrees to allow representatives from CWA to provide input to the Executive Director of Human Resources or CNM’s Labor Relations Officer and will provide a copy of the full report to the Union upon completion of the study.