On Thursday, February 2, the new collective bargaining agreement for Bargaining Unit 19 -Health and Social Services Professional Employees, was ratified by the votes received of the membership with 86.5% voting to accept and 13.5% voting to reject. The count was conducted and the results were as follows:
Ballots were mailed out and 1,242 were returned;
18 ballots were invalidated for a total of 1,224 valid votes;
And 1,059 voted to accept, and 165 voted to reject.
Now that the new agreement has been ratified, the Union will notify CalHR of the acceptance. The Legislators are now taking up our agreement for adoption.
We want to take this opportunity to thank all of our members who participated in the contract ratification process.