HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR NEW CONTRACT? JOIN US AT OUR REGIONAL MEETINGS FOR ALL FAMILY CHILD CARE PROVIDERS!

Springfield: 

April 20, 2017 starting at 6:00pm -8:00pm

SEIU Local 509 office: 1275 Elm Street, Suite C, West Springfield MA 01089

Lawrence: 

April 26, 2017 starting at 6:00pm- 8:00pm

SEIU Community Action office: 11 Lawrence Street, Lawrence MA 01840

Worcester: 

April 27, 2017 starting at 6:00pm-8:00pm

829 Main Street. Worcester MA 01610

Parking available in the back of the church. (Rock-Salvation Pentecostal)

Brockton: 

April 20, 2017 starting at 6:00pm- 7:30pm

Brockton Public Library, East Branch: 54 Kingman Street Brockton MA 02302

Lynn: 

April 27, 2017 starting at 6:00pm- 7:30pm

IUE-CWA Local 201, Union Hall, 112 Exchange St. Lynn MA 01901

Boston: 

April 28, 2017 starting at 6:00pm- 7:30pm

Nate Smith House, 115 Lamartin St.  Jamaica Plain MA 02130

 

Big Wins in Settlement between SEIU local 509 and EEC for Family Child Care Providers
In recent contract negotiations, members have won the following improvements:
Rate Increases:
  •  Effective 7/1/16 FCC Provider Rates will be increased by 3.6%
    (Retroactive payment will be made FCC Providers following execution of his agreement.) 
  • Effective 7/1/17 FCC Provider Rates will be increased by 6%.
  • Effective 7/1/18 FCC Provider Rates will be increased by 3.93%.
  • An additional average increase of 16.25% will go to increase the rates for all  children under 2 years of age.
  • EEC shall sustain the rate increase that is currently in place for QRIS level 2 providers.
Sick Time:
  • 40 hours of Earned Sick Time can now be used for: vacation, bereavement and personal leave, at your option.
Professional Development: 
  • Starting in July 2018 EEC will commit $100,000 annually to a training fund for providers. This fund will be jointly administered by our union and EEC. (This will allow providers to help design trainings that meet their needs and the needs of your kids and families.)
Communication:  
  • Improved new union orientation language for providers.
  • Clearer language on what can and cannot be grieved in the contract.
Transportation:
  • Providers will be included in a new study to improve transportation services.
 Representation: 
  • Increased provider representation on the state wide advisory board.
Within the next week we will conduct the contract ratification. Stay tuned for more information!

Ficha de datos: Sobre nuestro nuevo contrato de unión entre SEIU local 509 y EEC para los educadores de cuidado infantil

 Aumentos a su pago: 

  • Desde el 1 de julio del 2016, todos los pagos van a incrementar a 3.6%
  • Comenzando el 1 de julio del 2017, todos los pagos van a incrementar a 6.0%
  • Comenzando el 1 de julio del 2018, todos los pagos van a incrementar a 3.93%
  • Hay un incremento promedio adicional de 16.25% para todos los niños bajo 2 años de edad.
  • EEC va a sostener el incremento de pago que actualmente está para los proveedores de nivel 2 en QRIS.
Tiempo de enfermedad:
  • 40 horas de tiempo de enfermedad ganado ahora se pueden usar para: vacaciones, luto, y tiempo personal a su opción.
Desarrollo Professional:
  • Comenzando en Julio de 2018 EEC se comprometerá a $100,000 anual a un fondo de entrenamientos para los educadores. Este fondo va hacer administrado por nuestra unión y EEC. (Esto le dará la oportunidad a los educadores a que nos ayuden desarrollar entrenamientos que realmente los ayudan y quieren para sus niños y las familias a quienes sirven.)
Comunicación:
  • Un nuevo lenguaje mejorado de unión para la orientación de los educadores.
  • Lenguaje más claro en lo que se puede y no se puede quejar en un contrato.
Transportación:
  • Mejor representación de proveedores en la junta estatal.
¡Entre esta semana vamos a conducir nuestra ratificación de contrato. ¡Quedense sintonisados para mas información!

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