Resolution directing implementation of mandatory furloughs for city officials and most city employees.
This resolution approves operational details relating to a 2014 city furlough program consistent with the provisions of s. 350-116, Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.
Whereas, The 2014 City Budget includes salary and wages accounts for all city departments based on an assumption that the City will implement, consistent with the provisions of s. 350-116, Milwaukee Code of Ordinances, mandatory unpaid furlough days applicable to most city employees; and
Whereas, The mandatory furloughs will take place on:
Friday, May 23rd
Thursday, July 3rd
Friday, August 29th
Whereas, Cabinet departments are required to comply with the mandatory furlough schedule, but may allow employees involved with key functions to work on the furlough days and schedule those employees to take three mandatory furlough days before the end of the 2014 fiscal year; and
Whereas, Non-cabinet departments are required to comply with the mandatory furloughs, but retain the flexibility of determining when employees will be furloughed based on operational needs as long as the days are scheduled before the end of the 2014 fiscal year; and
Whereas, MPD civilian and sworn personnel will serve three days of mandatory furlough before the end of the 2014 fiscal year and scheduled in a manner to be determined by the Chief; and
Whereas, MFD civilian personnel, sworn management personnel and members of the Chief Officers Association will serve three days of mandatory furlough before the end of the 2014 fiscal year and scheduled in a manner to be determined by the Chief. Local 215 members are furlough ineligible; and
Whereas, Details of a mandatory furlough program for 2014 are further specified in Exhibit A attached to this file; now, therefore, be it
Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that a ...Click here for full text