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Employee Association MOU 2018-2021

Content

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ARTICLE I. RECOGNITION 1
    • Section 1. Recognition 1
    • Section 2. Dues Check–Off     SIDE LETTER 1
    • Section 3. Political Payroll Deduction     SIDE LETTER 1
    • Section 4. Union Security     SIDE LETTER 1
    • Section 5. Time Off for Representation 3
    • Section 6. Access to Work Locations 4
    • Section 7. Mail/Bulletin Boards 4
    • Section 8. District Facilities 5
    • Section 9. Access to Information 5
    • Section 10. Written Notice 5
    • Section 11. New Hire Information 5
    • Section 12. Orientation 5
ARTICLE 2. DISTRICT/EMPLOYEE RIGHTS 7
    • Section 1. Employee Rights 7
    • Section 2. District Rights 7
    • Section 3. Nonstrike/Lockout Provision 8
ARTICLE 3. COMPENSATION 9
    • Section 1. Salaries 9
    • Section 2. Step Placement 9
    • Section 3. Step Placement Upon Promotion, Demotion, Lateral Transfer, Reassignment or Reclassification 10
    • Section 4. Salary Adjustment and Service Time 10
    • Section 5. Pay Differentials  SIDE LETTER 11
    • Section 6. On Call Pay 13
    • Section 7. Call Back Pay 13
    • Section 8. Translation Services Pay 13
    • Section 9. Job Site Reporting 14
    • Section 10. Temporary Promotion Pay 14
    • Section 11. Out–of–Class Assignment 14
    • Section 12. Organizational Performance Incentive 15
ARTICLE 4. WORKWEEK/OVERTIME/COMPENSATORY TIME 16
    • Section 1. Workweek and Lunch Break 16
    • Section 2. Work Schedules 16
    • Section 3. Overtime/Compensatory Time 17
    • Section 4. Overtime Meal Breaks 17
    • Section 5. Overtime Meal Allowances 17
    • Section 6. Rest Period 18
    • Section 7. Fatigue Time 18
    • Section 8. Flextime 19
ARTICLE 5. BENEFIT PROGRAMS 20
    • Section 1. Maintenance of Benefits 20
    • Section 2. Medical 20
    • Section 3. Vision Care 21
    • Section 4. Dental 21
    • Section 5. Life Insurance 21
    • Section 6. Disability Insurance 21
    • Section 7. Personal Accidental Death and Dismemberment 22
    • Section 8. Part–Time Classified Benefits 22
    • Section 9. Dependent Care Assistance Program 22
    • Section 10. Health Care Reimbursement Program 22
    • Section 11. Employee Assistance Program 22
    • Section 12. Benefits Handbook 23
    • Section 13. Benefits Collaboration 23
ARTICLE 6. PENSION BENEFITS 24
    • Section 1. PERS Pension 24
    • Section 2. Retiree Health Benefits 25
    • Section 3. Medicare Enrollment 26
    • Section 4. Deferred Compensation 27
ARTICLE 7. PAID LEAVES 28
    • Section 1. Holidays 28
    • Section 2. Absence Notification 29
    • Section 3. Vacation 29
    • Section 4. Vacation Cash Out 30
    • Section 5. Personal Leave 30
    • Section 6. Sick Leave 30
    • Section 7. Sick Leave Conservation Program 32
    • Section 8. Sick Leave Donation Program 32
    • Section 9. Bereavement Leave 33
    • Section 10. Jury/Witness Leave 33
    • Section 11. Military Leave 33
    • Section 12. Industrial Injury Leave 33
    • Section 13. Part Time Classified Employee Paid Leaves 34
ARTICLE 8. LEAVES OF ABSENCE 36
    • Section 1. General Provisions 36
    • Section 2. Medical Leave of Absence 36
    • Section 3. Family Care Leave of Absence 37
    • Section 4. Parental Leave 37
    • Section 5. Personal Leave of Absence 38
    • Section 6. Educational Leave of Absence 38
    • Section 7. Union Leave 38
ARTICLE 9. REIMBURSEMENTS 39
    • Section 1. Uniforms 39
    • Section 2. Safety Shoes/Glasses 40
    • Section 3. Travel and Subsistence Policy 41
ARTICLE 10. HIRING/EMPLOYMENT 41
    • Section 1. Hiring Process Policy and Procedures 41
    • Section 2. Physical Examinations 41
    • Section 3. Administrative Reassignment 41
ARTICLE 11. WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 43
    •Section 1. Tuition Reimbursement 43
    •Section 2. Certification and Professional Memberships and Materials and License Reimbursement 43
    •Section 3. Rotation 43
    •Section 4. Education Records 44
ARTICLE 12. EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE/EVALUATION 45
    •Section 1. Personnel Records 45
    •Section 2. Employee Performance Evaluations 45
    •Section 3. Probation 46
ARTICLE 13. CLASSIFICATION 48
    •Section 1. Overview 48
    •Section 2. Reclassifications 48
ARTICLE 14. DISCIPLINE PROCESS 49
    • Section 1. Right to Representation 49
    • Section 2. Examples of Employee Misconduct 49
    • Section 3. Progressive Discipline 49
    • Section 4. Disciplinary Actions 49
    • Section 5. Pre–Disciplinary Procedures 49
    • Section 6. Counseling 51
    • Section 7. Oral Reprimand 51
    • Section 8. Written Reprimand 51
    • Section 9. Administrative Leave 52
    • Section 10. Compulsory Leave 52
    • Section 11. Arbitration 52
    • Section 12. Arbitration Procedure 53
    • Section 13. Probationary Employees 53
ARTICLE 14. DISCIPLINE PROCESS 49
    • Section 1. Right to Representation 49
    • Section 2. Examples of Employee Misconduct 49
    • Section 3. Progressive Discipline 49
    • Section 4. Disciplinary Actions 49
    • Section 5. Pre–Disciplinary Procedures 49
    • Section 6. Counseling 51
    • Section 7. Oral Reprimand 51
    • Section 8. Written Reprimand 51
    • Section 9. Administrative Leave 52
    • Section 10. Compulsory Leave 52
    • Section 11. Arbitration 52
    • Section 12. Arbitration Procedure 53
    • Section 13. Probationary Employees 53
ARTICLE 15. GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE 54
    • Section 1. Grievance Defined 54
    • Section 2. Informal Grievance Procedure 54
    • Section 3. Formal Grievance Procedure . 54
    • Section 4. Arbitration 55
    • Section 5. Duty of Arbitrator 56
ARTICLE 16. LAYOFF 57
    • Section 1. Reason for Layoff 57
    • Section 2. Definitions 57
    • Section 3. Order of Layoff 58
    • Section 4. Notice 58
    • Section 5. Displacement (Bumping) Rights 59
    • Section 6. Reinstatement 59
    • Section 7. Reassignment or Voluntary Demotion in Lieu of Layoff 60
    • Section 8. Severance Pay 60
    • Section 9. Appeal 60
ARTICLE 17. COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS 62
ARTICLE 18. PRACTICES, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES 63
ARTICLE 19. NON–DISCRIMINATION/HARASSMENT (GENERAL) 64
ARTICLE 20. ACCOMMODATION OF DISABLED EMPLOYEES . 65
ARTICLE 21. DRUG FREE WORKPLACE 66
ARTICLE 22. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) DRUG TESTING PROGRAM 67
ARTICLE 23. CONFLICT OF INTEREST 68
ARTICLE 24. POLITICAL RIGHTS 69
ARTICLE 25. CONTRACTING OUT 70
ARTICLE 26. MISCELLANEOUS 71
    • Section 1. Full Agreement 71
    • Section 2. Savings Clause 71
ARTICLE 27. TERM 72

 

Side Letter:

APPENDIX A – SALARY SCHEDULES