The PDF file linked below covers the changes to the current YP Collective Bargaining Agreement. This has been a very long and tedious bargaining session. I would like to thank the bargaining team for the very hard work they did to secure the best possible contract.
Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement with the Company. The details will be announced in the coming days to all local Presidents and then presented to the Members-at-Large for ratification.
The Bargaining Committee met on Tuesday, Wednesday and today to continue discussions regarding the Company proposed sales compensation program. We have several concerns regarding implementation, mileage reimbursement and automobile allowance.
January 8, 2016 -- The Bargaining Committee met today with the Company and reviewed the latest Sales Comp matrix plan for all channels. There has been some movement on the Total Target Comp but there still remains the question on how and when a rep may advance to the next level.
January 7, 2016 --- The Bargaining Committee met today with the Company and were presented with a detailed look at how territories are created. There still are some questions that we have regarding the process and how the transition will affect our existing members.
January 6, 2016 -- The Bargaining Committee met today with the Company and revisited the plan to divide all markets into territories, specifically market segmentation, territory management, assignment criteria and quota management.
The Bargaining Committee met with the company today (December 21st) to discuss the proposed new compensation plan. We have several questions regarding the proposed roles and responsibilities of the new sales titles. Other issues discussed were the proposed implementation timeline, the recent announcement of Brian Street (comp plan architect) leaving the company for other endeavors, and naming of his replacement, Julie Bunn.
Wednesday - December 3rd -- The Bargaining Committee started the day diving into the proposed sales compensation plan. The proposed plan provides for increased base salaries, annual objectives and monthly quotas. It also suggests protected territories, monthly payouts and numerous other changes to the way we currently conduct business.
The Bargaining Committee began the day discussing Union Proposal #5 which would allow new hires to accrue Personal Paid Time (PPT) beginning on the first day of employment at the rate of 1.45 hours per pay period.