RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Dec. 15 approved a five-year collective bargaining agreement with the union representing Riverside County prosecutors that guarantees salary increases and medical care subsidies.
In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board unanimously accepted the Department of Human Resources-crafted agreement with the Riverside County Deputy District Attorneys' Association, which takes effect on Jan. 1 and expires Dec. 31, 2025.
The previous two-year contract expired last year.
A total 264 attorneys are covered under the new agreement, mainly prosecutors, but also lawyers from the Office of County Counsel and the Department of Child Support Services.
Negotiations between the county and union spanned roughly 18 months and resulted in several modificatio