WHEREAS, The City Council of Sioux City, Iowa goes on record as supporting our employees and collective bargaining units which represent our employees; and
WHEREAS, The City Council of the City of Sioux City recognizes that the recently approved legislation which makes dramatic changes to collective bargaining for public service employees in the State of Iowa; and
WHEREAS, The City Council of the City of Sioux City recognizes that these changes will hurt employee morale, cause division among our employees and lead to the loss of dedicated an conscientious public servants; and .
WHEREAS, The City Council of the City of Sioux City values our employees and strongly believes that we all benefit when employees have a voice in the workplace. Should this legislation be enacted we are dedicated to the following:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SIOUX CITY, The City of Sioux City will treat employees in a manner which insures employees must have a seat at the table when discussing benefits and work place conditions, employ fair and just compensation practices, and develop fair and just internal procedure for the handling of grievances.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution shared with all employees city bargaining units.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be immediately sent to members of the Iowa Press, the Office of the Governor and every member of the Iowa State Legislature.