What do you want?

Posted March 14, 2022

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

With contract negotiations of the Northern California Floor Covering Master Agreement and the Sacramento Floor Covering Area Addendum, The DC16 Negotiating Team needs to know what you want in your next contract.  Below are several questions we came up with and a place for you to write in your own concerns or questions.  Please take the time to fill it out and return it to me.  If you prefer you can call me at (916) 407-8279 or email me randy@dc16sac.org and we can discuss this matter in further detail.  Thank you in advance for your input and concern. 

Name (optional)                                                                                         

What is your classification?  Journeyman                                       Apprentice                                             

How many years in the trade?                                 

What would you like your contract duration to be?  1 year roll over            2+ years                4+ years             

What dollar amount per year would you like to see in the upcoming contract?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

What language would you like to see changed or added to our new contract?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

How do you feel about Designated Day Off (DDO)?  Yes, I like them              No, I don’t want them    

Please explain                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Would you like to see an increase in subsistence pay? (it’s currently $45.00 a day in the Sacramento Jurisdiction) Yes         No       

Should Shift Work increase to time and a half? Yes                No                  

Is there anything that you would like to see in the new contract that is not on this questionnaire?



Randy Rojas
Business Rep.



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