National Public Safety Communicators Week

MNPEA recognizes the critical role these professionals play in Public Safety.  Thank you for all that you do!!

 

Call to Action: Reclassification Petition

Signatures Needed – Sign and Pass Along As the federal government nears a final decision on whether to update its classification system describing occupations in the United States, APCO has launched a White House petition entitled “9-1-1 Professionals Should Be Recognized for Protecting and Saving Lives.” The goal of this petition, timed with National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, is to draw attention to the need to classify Public Safety Telecommunicators as Protective Service Occupations. Sign the Petition

The deadline to collect 100,000 signatures is May 7.

 

PERA Corrections Plan, Social Security Referendum

The Social Security Administration is requiring the PERA board to conduct a referendum of certain employees within the Corrections Pension.  The outcome of this referendum will have far reaching impact on your retirement, and possibly, the retirement benefits of people that have not even been hired yet.

Here is the information that we received from PERA.    QASupplement for Employees (final.8.26)-1

 

 

 

Officer Scott Thomas Patrick – End of Watch 07/30/2014

The Minnesota Public Employees Association offers our sincere condolences to the Family of Officer Scott Patrick, the Mendota Heights Police Department, and the citizens of Mendota Heights.  We would also like to thank all of the people and agencies that responded to assist in the wake of the senseless and tragic events of July 30th, 2014.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

To donate in support of Officer Patrick’s family, go to www.gofundme.com/ccqr1s

 

Annual Spring MNPEA Steward Training

MNPEA would like to thank all of the Stewards that attended the annual spring training seminar. Thank you for giving of your time to attend the training and the work you put in to representing your units members. We look forward to seeing you again at the annual fall training.

MNPEA Recognizes National Corrections Officer Week

MNPEA would like to thank our Correctional Officer members for their service to their communities and all Correctional Officers in the state.

THANK YOU!

MNPEA Welcomes Lake County Jailer/Dispatchers

MNPEA welcomes the Lake County Jailer / Dispatchers. After filing on behalf of 100% of the membership to change from Teamsters Local 320 to MNPEA, the group was released by Teamsters and the BMS certified The Minnesota Public Employees Association as the exclusive representative.

Welcome!

MNPEA Welcomes Lake County Supervisors

The Minnesota Public Employees Association welcomes the Lake County Supervisors. Their association voted to join MNPEA and the MNPEA board voted to accept the group. The BMS certified Minnesota Public Employees Association, Inc. as the exclusive representative.

Welcome!

MNPEA Welcomes Minneapolis 911 Dispatchers

On February 26th, the MN Bureau of Mediation Services certified election results for the City of Minneapolis Police & Fire dispatchers and 911 Operators. The vote was 26 for MNPEA, 4 for Teamsters Local 320 and 2 for AFSCME. The BMS certified the Minnesota Public Employees Association, Inc. as the exclusive representative for the City of Minneapolis Police & Fire dispatchers and 911 Operators.

Welcome!

 

Minneapolis 911 Dispatchers BMS Hearing Transcripts

Transcript from the hearing on November 20th, 2013

Transcript from the hearing on January 9th, 2014

The Commissioners Ruling

MNPEA Welcomes Zumbrota PD Licensed Officers

On October 29th, the MN Bureau of Mediation Services certified election results for the City of Zumbrota Licensed Essential Employees Unit. The vote was 3 for MNPEA and 0 for Teamsters Local 320. The BMS certified the Minnesota Public Employees Association, Inc. as the exclusive representative for the City of Zumbrota Licensed Essential Employees Unit.

Welcome!