Governor Baker Signs H 4930 Funding Our Contracts with the Trial Court & Registries of Deeds

Governor Baker signed H 4930 – the legislation that contains funding for our ratified contracts with the Trial Court, Middlesex North, Middlesex South and Hampden County Registries of Deeds.

The Trial Court notified us that there has been a change from their original plan involving the implementation for our salary increases and retroactive pay which was dictated by the Massachusetts Office of Information Technology (MASSIT) and the Comptroller of the Commonwealth (CTR).

MASSIT and CTR informed the Trial Court that the plan is for salary increases and payment of retroactive pay for all agencies effected by the supplemental budget signed by Governor Baker 10/23/18 will be as follows:

  • The salary increase will be processed during the pay period covering 11/12/18 – 11/23/18 and will be in the check issued on 11/30/18.
  • The retroactive payment will be processed during the pay period covering 11/26/18 – 12/7/18 and will be in the check issued on 12/14/18. The check issued on 12/14/18 should include all retroactive pay due to you starting from the first full pay period of FY2018 (7/9/17) through to the end of the pay period before the salary increase is processed (11/10/18).

We anticipate no further changes in the plan to implement the salary increase and the retroactive pay. If there are, we will update you immediately.

The new salary chart is linked below.

If you have any further questions, feel free to contact your business agent or the OPEIU Local 6 Union Office.

In solidarity,

George Noel

Business Manager

Local 6 Salary Chart

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General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting will be held on Tuesday, 11/13/18 at 6 p.m. at our office at 150 Wood Rd, Suite 400, Braintree, MA 02184.

In accordance with Article VIII, Section 3 of the Constitution and By-Laws of OPEIU Local 6, nominations for the offices of President, Vice-President, Recording Secretary, Secretary-Treasurer, Trustee and Executive Board Member will be accepted from the floor of this meeting at the date, the time, and place indicated above.  The term of office will run for three years beginning January 2019.  Candidates elected as President, Vice-President, Recording Secretary and Secretary-Treasurer will also serve as delegates to the Office and Professional Employees International Union Convention which will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, in June 2019.

Nominations for a fifth delegate to the OPEIU convention will also be conducted at this meeting.

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The OPEIU Local 6 Dental Open Enrollment Period is here!

The OPEIU Local 6 and Massachusetts Trial Court Health & Welfare Fund is having open enrollment from October 15, 2018 through November 30, 2018. Click here for the Open Enrollment Letter, the open enrollment forms and Option 1 and Option 2 Dental Plan information.

During open enrollment, you can change your dental-plan option or make changes within your dental plan. During open enrollment you can also make other changes to your plan as a result of marriage, divorce, or death; giving birth to, or adopting a child; or other qualifying events. All changes and additions will become effective on January 1, 2019.

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Local 6 Members Ratify a New Three-year Contract with the Trial Court

The Negotiating Team and the Leadership of OPEIU Local 6 are pleased to report that the members of our Union voted to ratify a new three-year contract with the Trial Court. The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for both the Professional and Clerical contracts along with a request for appropriation to fund the contracts will be sent to the Governor within the next week. The Governor has forty-five days to send the MOAs to the legislature for appropriation. We will keep informed during this process.

Clerical MOA & Addendum 07.01.17-06.30.20

Professional MOA & Addendum 07.01.17-06.30.2020

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More Scholarships available for OPEIU Local 6 members!

Each year, the Pioneer Valley Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO awards at least six $500 college scholarships to high school seniors who are children of members of unions like ours that are affiliated with the Central Labor Council. For Local 6 union members who are continuing their education; there are two $500 scholarships available. Check out the scholarship instructions and applications below!

2018 Pioneer Valley CLC Scholarship Application Instructions
2018 Pioneer Valley CLC Scholarship Application
2018 Gerard L Pellegrini Scholarship Application

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