Mayor’s Health Order/COVID-19 Testing/ US Dept. of Labor Complaint…
Grievance Update: Richard Ahern from Seattle, Washington has been chosen as the arbitrator. Stay tuned for further information.
Step 1 of the grievance process through the Collective Bargaining Agreement has been filed.
PPA’s Step 1 can be found here: Chief Archer – Step 1 OT Grievance for COVID-19 Testing
Step 1 was denied and the Deputy Chief’s denial can be found here: COVID test grievance.
PPA filed Step 2 and it is here: PPA Step 2 Grievance.
Step 2 was denied and the Chief’s response is found here: Step 2 response
Step 3 was submitted and can be found here: DPPA Step 3 Grievance
The matter will now proceed to arbitration.
Complaint with the US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division was filed on September 29, 2021, and is still pending as of this post (11/23/21).
A copy of the complaint can be found here: Denver PPA DOL Complaint letter RE Uncompensated COVID testing
A sample of a COVID-19 Testing Tracking Log is here: COVID-19 Testing Tracking Log