The Human Resources Department negotiates and administers the collective bargaining agreements or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Santa Clara and its ten separate employee bargaining groups.
The Civil Service Rules and Regulations (PDF) provide policy direction on human resources issues based on merit and fitness. The Rules and Regulations were adopted by the Civil Service Commission and approved by City Council to assure appointments, promotions, and disciplinary actions are consistent and in the best interest of the City.
The Employer-Employee Relations Resolution (PDF) provides orderly procedures for the administration of employer-employee relations between the City management and the City's employee organizations and for resolving disputes regarding wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.
2019 Benefit Summary (PDF)
|Bargaining Unit Description||MOU|
|Santa Clara Firefighters, International Association of Firefighters, Local 1171||Unit 1|
|Police Officers Association||Unit 2|
|International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 1245||Unit 3|
|Engineers of the City of Santa Clara||Unit 4|
|City of Santa Clara Employees Association||Unit 578|
|American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, Local 101||Unit 6|
|Unclassified Miscellaneous Management||Unit 9|
|Unclassified Police Management||Unit 9A|
|Unclassified Fire Management||Unit 9B|
|Public Safety Non-Sworn Employees Association