On Monday, July 29, 2019, Local 1000’s Unit 3 bargaining team met
with state negotiators again and rolled over five provisions in
the current contract, one of which protects workers from extreme
temperatures while on the job.
Most Unit 3 employees work in state facilities where buildings
can get very hot in the summer and very cold in the winter. These
temperature extremes can have an impact on an employee’s ability
to effectively carry out their job duties and can have health and
safety implications as well.
Unit 3 agreed to roll-over language on Monday that: