September 23-24, 1999
ITEM 104-100-R0999 Approval of Tentative Agreement with AFSCME Local 441 Montana State University-Bozeman Livestock and Range Research Laboratory at Miles City
THAT:The Board of Regents approves the Tentative Agreement with AFSCME Local 441 Montana State University-Bozeman Livestock and Range Research Laboratory at Miles City.
EXPLANATION: The tentative agreement with AFSCME Local 441 covers approximately 15 classified employees at Montana State University-Bozeman Livestock Range Research Laboratory in Miles City. The bargaining unit will have ratified the tentative agreement prior to the September Board meeting.
The tentative agreement with AFSCME provides for the same compensation package as was negotiated with MPEA. The only substantive language change clarified the calculation of overtime for agricultural workers. In the future, such employees will receive overtime at time and one-half for hours worked in excess of forty hours in one week. Previously overtime was paid for hours worked in excess of eight hours per day.
ATTACHMENT: See attached tentative agreement.