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MOUs and Agreements


The City of Stockton has approximately 1,300 full-time employees, most of whom are represented by the 10 bargaining unions.  The City Manager's Office, or designee, is responsible for negotiating on behalf of the City, with representatives of those bargaining units regarding wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.  The contract negotiation process begins prior to the end of each agreement.


Employee and Labor Relations

The Director of Human Resources oversees contract negotiations with the various labor unions and employee organizations who represent City employees.  The Human Resources Department:

  • provides other City Departments with advice and counsel regarding the terms of labor contracts and progressive discipline,
  • provides administrative support for the City's Civil Service Commission,
  • investigates discrimination and harassment complaints and drafts employment policies and procedures, and
  • encourages effective employee and labor relations for City of Stockton employees by supporting a positive, productive, and respectful work environment and enhancing the City's ability to deliver efficient, quality customer service.

Labor Contracts

The following Contracts (Memoranda of Understanding i.e., MOUs) and Compensation Plans are listed by each Labor Unit.  Employee benefits stated herein are subject to change through the collective bargaining process and are not guaranteed.


Stockton City Employees' Association (SCEA)


Mid-Management / Supervisory Level (B&C)


Trades and Maintenance Unit


Operations and Maintenance


Water Supervisory Unit


Parking Attendant Services


Stockton Police Officers' Association  (SPOA)


Stockton Police Management Association (SPMA)


Stockton Firefighters Local 456 (Fire)


Stockton Fire Management Unit


Unrepresented Management/Confidential and Law Employees

External Links

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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 8/18/2014