The Marion County Board of County Commissioners works with two unions, consisting of a total of three bargaining units.
International Association of Firefighters - Local 3169
The current collective bargaining agreement covers Oct. 1, 2015 to Sept. 30, 2018. The county is currently in negotiation for the upcoming contract. The first meeting to negotiate the next contract took place on July 11, 2018. Management is currently reviewing the proposed contract.
Rank and File Unit
On July 27, 2017 the rank and file unit ratified the Oct. 1, 2017 to Sept. 30, 2020 collective bargaining agreement. The county commission approved the ratified contract on Aug. 1, 2017.
County management and the union agreed to reopen Article 13 and Article 56 negotiation on April 9, 2018. The first meeting to negotiate these articles was May 2, 2018. The rank and file unit voted to approve the amended contract with the county commissioners. The county commission approved the ratified contract on June 5, 2018. The amended contract covers Oct. 1, 2018 to Sept. 30, 2021.
Laborers' International Union of North America (LiUNA)
Blue Collar - General Unit
The current union contract covers Oct. 1, 2017 to Sept. 30, 2020, and was ratified by the union on Dec. 21, 2107. During the negotiations of this contract both parties agreed to combine the Blue Collar - General Unit and the Marion Oaks MSTU Unit into one collective bargaining agreement. The county commission approved the ratified contract on Jan. 16, 2018.