TO: All AOCDS Members
FROM: Tom Dominguez - President
DATE: July 2, 2014
RE: Contract Ratification Vote
AOCDS members voted to approve the tentative contract agreement
TOTAL VOTES CAST: 1025
YES: 933 (91%)
NO: 92 (9%)
The County will be notified that the tentative contract agreement was approved by the membership.
The five members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors are expected to consider the ratified tentative agreement for final approval on their July 15, 2014 agenda.
Your Area Representatives, Negotiations Team and Board of Directors thank you for your continued support
TENTATIVE CONTRACT AGREEMENT
JUNE 30, 2014
Your AOCDS Negotiations Team reached a tentative agreement today with the Board of Supervisors on our contract. We unanimously support this tentative agreement and request you vote "Yes" to ratify it.
Information and details of the tentative agreement will be presented to AOCDS members at the following meetings:
DoubleTree Hotel Santa Ana
201 E MacArthur Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92707
DATE: Tuesday, July, 1, 2014
PARKING: Parking structure on 1st American Way, East of MacArthur Place
All meetings will be held the DoubleTree Santa Ana Hotel, 201 E MacArthur Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92707. A valid ID must be presented in order to be admitted to the meeting.
Active members will be permitted to vote on the tentative agreement at these membership meetings.
Voting will also take place on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. You may phone your vote in by calling the AOCDS office at 714-285-2800 or by voting in person at the AOCDS office which is located at 1314 W. Fifth Street Santa Ana 92703 during those hours.
• NO FAX IN OR EMAIL VOTES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Negotiations team members and area representatives will be available to answer questions throughout the day.
Voting will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2.
• NO VOTES WILL BE ACCEPTED ONCE VOTING HAS CONCLUDED.
The AOCDS Board of Directors, your Negotiations Team and your Area Representatives would like to thank the membership for remaining united during these difficult negotiations. Reaching an agreement would not have been possible without the support of the membership.
TO: All AOCDS Members
FROM: Tom Dominguez – President
DATE: June 24, 2014
RE: Contract Negotiations - Mediation
As a reminder, AOCDS and the Board of Supervisors have scheduled mediation regarding our current contract negotiations for June 30. Mediation will be handled by Don Raczka of CA State Mediation Service, an independent third-party mediator agreed upon by AOCDS and the Board of Supervisors. Your Negotiations Team is working diligently to prepare for our upcoming mediation. AOCDS remains committed to working with the Board of Supervisors’ negotiations team as part of our continued effort to reach a fair and equitable contract.