11001100 - Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance

Account Description FY2012
Spending
FY2013
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1100-1100 Office of the Secretary of Administration and Finance
For the office of the secretary; provided, that the secretary shall conduct an ongoing review of affirmative action steps taken by the various agencies, boards, departments, commissions or divisions to determine whether such agencies, boards, departments, commissions or divisions are complying with the commonwealth's policies of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity; provided further, that whenever noncompliance is determined by the secretary, the secretary shall hold a public hearing on the matter and report the findings and recommendations to the head of the particular agency, board, department, commission or division, to the governor and to the Massachusetts commission against discrimination; provided further, that the secretary shall report on the status of each agency, board, department, commission or division receiving monies under this act, including supplemental and deficiency budgets, as to compliance or noncompliance with affirmative action policies to the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on public service and the joint committee on labor and workforce development on or before November 30, 2012; provided further, that agencies within the executive office may, with the prior approval of the secretary, streamline and improve administrative operations pursuant to interdepartmental service agreements; provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance shall provide biannual reports, the first of which shall be submitted not later than August 1, 2012 and the second not later than February 1, 2013 to the house and senate committees on ways and means, in a format agreed to by the secretary and the committees, detailing by bargaining unit the costs to the commonwealth resulting from collective bargaining agreements with various classified public employees' unions; provided further, that the report shall include the effective date of any new negotiations or renegotiations, the end date of the contract, the number of employees in the bargaining unit by department, the costs associated with any new negotiations or renegotiations, including salary adjustments, step increases, statutory benefits and other non-salary costs for the current and subsequent fiscal years for the life of the contract; provided further, that the report shall also include the total costs incurred for collective bargaining agreements that have expired in the previous fiscal year; provided further, that the report shall also include all fixed percentage or dollar-based salary adjustments, non-base payments or other forms of compensation and all supplemental fringe benefits resulting in any incremental costs; provided further, that the executive office for administration and finance and the office of employee relations shall meet with the house and senate committees on ways and means following the submission of each report to discuss the information therein, including all collective bargaining contracts that are set to expire over the next 12 months and the current status of negotiations; and provided further, that the secretary of administration and finance, in consultation with the state auditor, the operational services division, the inspector general and the comptroller, shall design and implement an effective and transparent process for tracking audit and investigative findings by the auditor and the inspector general, and state agencies' corresponding corrective actions, other responses and outcomes and shall report in writing to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than December 31, 2012
2,776,193 2,846,156