reinstate suspended or deferred compensation increases. During the 2020 PLP, many previously planned compensation increases were suspended or postponed. The agreements implement these compensation increases. To proceed to the vote, they must first adopt a budgetary decision for the coming financial year. A budget deal between Democrats in the Senate Budget Committee showed they would seek $3.5 trillion in new spending. The budget deal will attempt to expand several government programs. CDCR`s major operational issues Not resolved by agreement. The proposed agreement does not appear to address several important issues that were highlighted in recent hearings and reports, which are likely to have an impact on cdCR operations and labour relations during the two years of the duration of the proposed agreement. For example, the agreement does not mention the processes by which prisons are closed and staff reassigned.
(We discuss this and other questions below)) These issues could be discussed at the negotiating table over the next two years. Any attempt to address the issues we discuss below in a future agreement would likely result in a further increase in wage costs for the state. It`s a little-known fact, but America`s best job creators and biggest innovators are usually our small businesses. Our budget will therefore give a necessary shot to small and medium-sized enterprises. It is equally important that I am convinced that this agreement will help to reduce interest rates. And lowering interest rates means savings for consumers, lower mortgage payments for new homeowners, and more investment to create more jobs. And that`s exactly what this agreement will do. The agreements significantly increase the costs of the state. Agreements have direct and indirect tax implications for the state. The government estimates that the direct fiscal impact of the agreements would increase government costs by $1.3 billion ($717 million) in 2021-22. After taking into account indirect costs – such as extending the provisions of the agreements to excluded employees and increasing wage increases that increase the cost of overtime – we estimate that the overall effect of the agreements in the funds in general could be around $1 billion in 2021-22. Special Salary Adjustments (SSAs) for all members of Unit 2.
In addition to the 4.04 percent GSI, the agreement would offer all unit 2 members an SSA of 1.33 percent from the first day of the payment period after ratification. . . .