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Uniform Allowances Increases

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113-2008

11/25/2008 - APWU-represented employees are eligible for a 2.5 percent increase in uniform and work clothes allowances effective on their “allowance anniversary dates” beginning Nov. 21, in accordance with the 2006-2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement. Increases also were allotted in 2006 and 2007; under the terms of the contract an additional increase will be awarded in 2009.

Employees who are eligible for Type 1 uniforms (first-year amount) will receive an allowance of $446 per year, up from $435; employees eligible for Type 2 uniforms (first-year amount) will receive an allowance of $173, increased from $169.

Employees who are no longer eligible for a first-year allowance for Type 1 uniforms will receive an allowance of $362, an increase from $353; employees who are no longer eligible for a first-year allowance for Type 2 uniforms will receive an allowance of $155, an increase from $151.

Employees who are eligible to participate in the work clothes program will receive an allowance of $73, an increase from $71. For contract uniforms for eligible custodial maintenance employees the allowance is $140, up from $137; for eligible vehicle maintenance employees the allowance is $177, up from $172.

For more information on the uniform allowance program, see Section 931.11 of the Employee & Labor Relations Manual.