May 16, 2014 Meeting of The University of Iowa and AFSCME Local 12 Labor Management Committee

Present: Todd Taylor, Michelle Ray-Michalec, Donna Kasper, Gary Stockinger, Bob Huber, Rachelle Stewart, Nancy Kroeze, Jim Tuecke

Absent: Joe Marron, Andy Cooper, Joanne Higgins, Dan Heater, Josey Bathke

Review of Minutes

April  meeting summary was reviewed and approved.

Informational Items/Requests

Union:  Data on hours worked by 90% employees at UIHC each month
90% Appointments
The following numbers for UI Health Care employees working at 90% for at least one day during the month of March were: Total: 818

No additional hours126
.1 to less than 10 hours332
10 hours to less than 20 hours251
20 hours or more109

Old Business

Union: Post-holiday food drive

  • Tabled until Fall 2014

Union: Diversity training recently given to employees of Housing and Dining

  • Tabled until June 2014 LMC Meeting

Union: Application of comp time, primarily as used at UIHC

  • Tabled until June 2014 LMC Meeting

Union: Hemodialysis Techs not receiving breaks

  • According to Jan Hinton, Nurse Manager, both the Muscatine and Washington locations are sufficiently staff (excepting occasional sick leave absences) and there is no reason that merit staff should not be taking breaks.  Also, the staff has never raised the concern to the Dialysis management (Email from D. Bergeon).  If concerns, contact Jan Hinton, Nurse Manager in Muscatine and Washington.

Union:  Safety Education Subcommittee Update

  • Tabled until June 2014 LMC Meeting

Evaluation/Suggestions (Tuecke)

  • None

Meeting adjourned at 3:00 pm

Next meeting is June 19, 2014, 2:00-3:00 pm in 302 USB