Openness in Labor Negotiations

On December 7, 2015, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 4078, "An Ordinance of the City of Huntington Beach Amending the Huntington Beach Municipal Code by Adding New Chapter 2.70 Relating to Openness in Labor Negotiations." The Ordinance sets forth a process in which to increase transparency regarding the collective bargaining process between the City and City-recognized collective bargaining units (Associations).  Amongst other transparency measures, the City will post a report of the fiscal impact of proposals within 20 days of the proposal being presented.  The City will also post an accepted or rejected proposal from an Association within 24 hours of action by the City Council.

Note Regarding Posted Proposals:

The content of an Association’s proposal or counterproposal is left to the determination of the Association. A proposal may contain a narrative from the Association which seeks to explain the Association’s reasoning for requesting adjustments to wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.  The narrative and information contained within the Association proposal is the product and opinion of the Association and the City reserves the right to not agree with any statement, figure, or opinion contained therein.

Openness in Labor Negotiations Ordinance No. 4078

Huntington Beach Firefighters Association (HBFA)

Current HBFA Negotiations

Fire Management Association (FMA)

Management Employee Organization (MEO)

Current MEO Negotiations

Marine Safety Management Association (MSMA)

Municipal Employees Association (MEA)

Current MEA Negotiations

Non-Associated Employees (NA)

Police Management Association (PMA)

Police Officers Association (POA)

Current POA Negotiations

Surf City Lifeguard Employee's Association (SCLEA)

Current SCLEA Negotations (continuation of prior negotiations)


Did you know?

The Huntington Beach Fire Department conducts free home fire safety inspections for seniors.  You can also get a free smoke detector with a 10 year battery and carbon monoxide detector installed.  This free service is provided by Project SHIP senior home inspection program volunteers. You can schedule an appointment online or call 714-374-1615.

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