A key issue for several employees is that the draft ordinance does not include binding arbitration. They also want stronger procedures for discipline and filing grievances, including allowing employees to have a union representative present in disciplinary proceedings.
The ordinance authorizes collective bargaining for wages and salaries, working conditions, and non-health and non-welfare benefits, such as leave and holidays. It does not allow bargaining on the subjects of health and welfare benefits, core personnel rules and decisions, and budget matters.
Are the department's excuses merely a cop-out?
Over the course of six weeks, students engage in discussion, complete projects, go on field trips to historical sites and museums in and out of the area and learn to be community educators.
Affordable housing has become a key hot topic in the city budget.
Customers will pay the tax to the stores and the stores will give the money to the state.
A group of Charlottesville women calling themselves the Green Grannies serenaded the City Council Monday night in support of a tax on each pla…
Staff members who led organizing the community event in 2019 no longer work for the city and no budget set aside for it.
If approved, the tax would go into effect Jan. 1.