UNION CONTRACTS AND POLICIES
Employee and Labor Relations
The City of Lacey has contracts with three labor unions. General office, maintenance, and professional staff are represented by the Association of Federal, State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) local 618. Police Sergeants are covered under a contract with the Lacey Police Management Association (LPMA), Police Officers are members of the Lacey Police Officers’ Guild (LPOG), and Police Commanders are members of the Lacey Police Senior Management Association (LPSMA). The Director of Human Resources facilitates the collective bargaining process, which includes contract negotiation, implementation, grievance resolution, and ongoing labor-management relations.
The Human Resources Department takes a lead role in developing and disseminating city-wide policies relating to employment, supervision, training, benefits, leaves, holidays, and safety. The department also advises and provides assistance to other departments with their internal development of Standard Operating Procedures.