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MOU: Employees Association 2015-2017

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ARTICLE 1 RECOGNITION 1
     
Section 1 Recognition 1
Section 2 Dues Check-Off 1
Section 3 Political Payroll Deduction 1
Section 4 Union Security 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 4
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 6
     
Section 1 Employee Rights 6
Section 2 District Rights 6
Section 3 Nonstrike/Lockout Provision 7
     
ARTICLE 3 COMPENSATION 8
     
Section 1 Salaries 8
Section 2 Step Placement 8
Section 3 Step Placement Upon Promotion, Demotion, or Reclassification 9
Section 4 Salary Adjustment and Service Time 9
Section 5 Pay Differentials 10
Section 6 On Call Pay 12
Section 7 Call Back Pay 12
Section 8 Translation Services Pay 13
Section 9 Job Site Reporting 13
Section 10 Temporary Promotion Pay 13
Section 11 Out-of-Class Assignment 14
Section 12 Organizational Performance Incentive 14
     
ARTICLE 4 WORKWEEK/OVERTIME/COMPENSATORY TIME 15
     
Section 1 Workweek and Lunch Break 15
Section 2 Work Schedules 15
Section 3 Overtime/Compensatory Time 16
Section 4 Overtime Meal Breaks 16
Section 5 Overtime Meal Allowances 17
Section 6 Rest Period 17
Section 7 Fatigue Time 18
Section 8 Flextime 18
     
ARTICLE 5 BENEFITS PROGRAMS 19
     
Section 1 Maintenance of Benefits 19
Section 2 Medical 19
Section 3 Vision Care 19
Section 4 Dental 20
Section 5 Life Insurance 20
Section 6 Disability Insurance 20
Section 7 Personal Accidental Death and Dismemberment 20
Section 8 Part-Time Classified Benefits 20
Section 9 Dependent Care Assistance Program 21
Section 10 Health Care Reimbursement Program 21
Section 11 Employee Assistance Program 21
Section 12 Benefits Handbook 21
Section 13 Benefits Collaboration 21
     
ARTICLE 6 PENSION BENEFITS 22
     
Section 1 PERS Pension 22
Section 2 Retiree Health Benefits 23
Section 3 Medicare Enrollment 24
Section 4 Deferred Comensation 25
     
ARTICLE 7 PAID LEAVES 26
     
Section 1 Holidays 26
Section 2 Absence Notification 27
Section 3 Vacation 27
Section 4 Vacation Cash Out 28
Section 5 Personal Leave 28
Section 6 Sick Leave 28
Section 7 Sick Leave Conservation Program 30
Section 8 Sick Leave Donation Program 30
Section 9 Bereavement Leave 31
Section 10 Jury/Witness Leave 31
Section 11 Military Leave 31
Section 12 Industrial Injury Leave 31
Section 13 Part Time Classified Employee Paid Leaves 32
     
ARTICLE 8 LEAVES OF ABSENCE 34
     
Section 1 General Provisions 34
Section 2 Medical Leave of Absence 34
Section 3 Family Care Leave of Absence 35
Section 4 Parental Leave 35
Section 5 Personal Leave of Absence 36
Section 6 Educational Leave of Absence 36
Section 7 Union Leave 37
     
ARTICLE 9 REIMBURSEMENTS 38
     
Section 1 Uniforms 38
Section 2 Safety Shoes/Glasses 39
Section 3 Travel and Subsistence Policy 39
     
ARTICLE 10 HIRING/EMPLOYMENT 40
     
Section 1 Hiring Process Policy and Procedures 40
Section 2 Physical Examinations 40
Section 3 Administrative Reassignment 40
     
ARTICLE 11 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 41
     
Section 1 Tuition Reimbursement 41
Section 2 Certification and Professional Memberships and Materials and License Reimbursement 41
Section 3 Rotation 42
Section 4 Education Records 43
     
ARTICLE 12 EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE/EVALUATION 44
     
Section 1 Personnel Records 44
Section 2 Employee Performance Evaluations 44
     
ARTICLE 13 CLASSIFICATION 47
     
Section 1 Overview 47
Section 2 Reclassifications 47
     
ARTICLE 14 DISCIPLINE PROCESS 48
     
Section 1 Right to Representation 48
Section 2 Examples of Employee Misconduct 48
Section 3 Progressive Discipline 48
Section 4 Disciplinary Actiions 48
Section 5 Pre-Disciplinary Procedures 48
Section 6 Counseling 50
Section 7 Oral Reprimand 50
Section 8 Written Reprimand 50
Section 9 Administrative Leave 51
Section 10 Compulsory Leave 51
Section 11 Arbitration 51
Section 12 Arbitration Procedure 52
Section 13 Probationary Employees 52
     
ARTICLE 15 GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE 53
     
Section 1 Grievance Defined 53
Section 2 Informal Grievance Procedure 53
Section 3 Formal Grievance Procedure 53
Section 4 Arbitration 54
Section 5 Duty of Arbitrator 55
     
ARTICLE 16 LAYOFF 56
     
Section 1 Reason for Layoff 56
Section 2 Definitions 56
Section 3 Order of Layoff 57
Section 4 Notice 57
Section 5 Displacement (Bumping) Rights 58
Section 6 Reinstatement 58
Section 7 Reassignment or Voluntary Demotion in Lieu of Layoff 59
Section 8 Severance Pay 59
Section 9 Appeal 59
     
ARTICLE 17 COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS 61
     
ARTICLE 18 PRACTICES, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES 62
     
ARTICLE 19 NON-DISCRIMINATION/HARASSMENT (GENERAL) 63
     
ARTICLE 20 ACCOMMODATION OF DISABLED EMPLOYEES 64
     
ARTICLE 21 DRUG FREE WORKPLACE 65
     
ARTICLE 22 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)
DRUG TESTING PROGRAM
66
     
ARTICLE 23 CONFLICT OF INTEREST 67
     
ARTICLE 24 POLITICAL RIGHTS 68
     
ARTICLE 25 CONTRACTING OUT 69
     
ARTICLE 26 MISCELLANEOUS 70
     
Section 1 Full Agreement 70
Section 2 Savings Clause 70
     
ARTICLE 27 TERM 71