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Labor Relations

The City of Norwalk has three bargaining units. The General and Hourly Unit employees are represented by the Norwalk City Employees Association. The Executive Management and Mid-Management Employees are represented by the Norwalk Association of Management Employees.

Memorandum of Understanding for General & Hourly Unit Employees

Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Norwalk and the Norwalk City Employees Association - Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017.

Memorandum of Understanding for Management Employees

Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Norwalk and the Norwalk Association of Management Employees - Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017.

Salary Schedule

Salary Schedule for City Council, Executive Management, Mid-Management, General Unit and Hourly Employees. 

City Manager Contract

Benefit Info Summary for City Council; Management, General Unit and Hourly Employees

City Statistics

Number of Full-time Employees
Number of Hourly Employees
General Fund Budget
City Population
252 187 Approximately $41,650,500 109,817

Benefits

Medical
Management Employees City contracts for its health insurance benefits through CalPERS. City's contribution for active/retiree management is up to $1,682.49 per month for 2015 and $1,789.00 per month for 2016. Management employees receive a rebate of 50% of unused monthly allocation. Insurance is for employee and their dependents.
General Employees City contracts for its health benefits through CalPERS. City's contribution for active/retiree is up to $800.00 per month in 2015, $850.00 per month in 2016 and $900.00 per month in 2017. Insurance is for employee and their dependents.
Dental
Management & General Employees City contracts for its dental insurance benefits through Delta Dental. The City pays the full premium. Insurance is for employee and their dependents.
Vision
Management Employees The City contracts for its vision insurance benefits through VSP. The City pays the full premium. Insurance is for employee and dependents.
General Employees The City contracts for its vision insurance benefits through VSP. The City pays the full premium. Insurance is for employee and dependents.
Life Insurance
Management Employees City contracts for its life insurance benefits through Standard Life. The City provides a policy worth 1.5 times annual salary. City pays the full premium.
General Employees City contracts for its life insurance benefits through Standard Life. The City provides a $5,000 insurance policy. City pays the full premium. After employed for 5 years, insurance is increased to 1.5 annual salary.
Long Term Disability
Management & General Employees City contracts for its LTD insurance benefits through The Standard. The premium is based on Full-time salaries. Waiting period: 60 days; pays 2/3 of salary. Executive Management employees receive an additional Executive Plan. Waiting period: 90 days; pays 3/4 of salary.
Retirement
Management & General Employees

The City of Norwalk currently utilizes a four-tier retirement system for its employees.  The tiers are as follows:

  • Tier I (Employees hired prior to 11/1/11) - 2.7% @ 55; City pays 5.5% of EPMC; Employee pays 2.5% of EPMC (8% total EPMC)
  • Tier II (Employees hired between 11/1/11 and 4/19/12 or employees first hired prior to 11/1/11, left employment and reinstated or rehired after 11/1/11) - 2.7% @ 55; City pays 1.5% of EPMC; Employee pays 6.5% of EPMC (8% total EPMC)
  • Tier III (Employees hired for the first time with the City on or after 4/20/12) - 2% @ 55; City pays 3.5% of EPMC; Employee pays 3.5% of EPMC (7% total EPMC)
  • Tier IV (Employees hired after 1/1/12; new member of CalPERS Retirement System) - 2% @ 62; Employee pays entire 6.75% of EPMC
COLA Increase
Management & General Employees

Management Employees - 

General Unit Employees - General Unit Employees received a 3% COLA increase on 7/1/15 and will receive another 3% COLA increase on 7/1/16.  Employees began paying an additional 1.5% of their EPMC on 7/1/15 and will pay an additional percentage on 7/1/16 dependent on employee's retirement formula.

Vacation, Sick, Holiday Leave Accruals
Management Employees Vacation: Up to 1 year of service = 80 hours; 1 to 9 years of service = 120 hours; 10 years or more of service = 160 hours.
Sick: Accrue 8 hours each calendar month. 
Holiday: 12 paid holidays (includes two floating holidays per fiscal year).
Management Leave: 80 hours per year.
General Employees Vacation: 1 to 4 years of service = 80 hours; 5 to 9 years of service = 120 hours; 10 years or more of service = 160 hours.
Sick: Employee accrues 8 hours each month. Upon the completion of probationary period, sick leave can be used. May accumulate up to 720 hours. Employee paid off in excess of 720 hours.
Holiday: 12 paid holidays (includes one floating holiday per fiscal year, floating holidays are prorated on hire date.)
Other Benefits - Brief Description

MANAGEMENT & GENERAL EMPLOYEES:

  • Credit Union
  • Two- 457 Deferred Comp Plans--City does not contribute
  • Tuition and Computer Loan Reimbursement Program
  • 9/80 Alternative Work Schedule available
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Direct Deposit of payroll checks
  • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance Plans

MANAGEMENT EMPLOYEES:

  • 401(a) Deferred Compensation Plan - 4% City contribution for executive management and 2% contribution for mid-management
  • Annual Management Physical Examination

GENERAL EMPLOYEES:

  • Bilingual Skill Incentive Pay ($25 per payroll period for designated positions).


CITY OF NORWALK
Human Resources Department
12700 Norwalk Blvd., Room 9
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 929-5721
Fax (562) 929-5782
Job Hotline (562) 929-5771
E-MAIL - humanresources@norwalkca.gov

HOURS OF OPERATION
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on alternating Fridays

 

 

Affordable Care Act - Employee Summary of Benefits & Coverage for 2015

In accordance with the Affordable Care Act, the City of Norwalk must provide a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) to each of its benefit eligible employees.  In order to review your respective health plan's SBC for 2015, please click on the appropriate link below:

  • Full-Time Employees
  • Part-Time Employees
  • Other Related Documents

Affordable Care Act - Employee Summary of Benefits & Coverage for 2016

In accordance with the Affordable Care Act, the City of Norwalk must provide a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) to each of its benefit eligible employees.  In order to review your respective health plan's SBC for 2016, please click on the appropriate link below:

  • Full-Time Employees
  • Part-Time Employees
  • Other Related Documents

 

For more information or if you have questions, please contact the Department of Human Resources at (562) 929-5721.

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