Flashcards in Collective Bargaining Agreement Deck (196)
How often are union dues collected?
twice per month
When does the deduction of union dues occur relative to when the authorization is received by the district?
the following month
Continuous service with the district is what?
Upon satisfactory completion of probation, the employee will be added to the seniority list effective when?
Date of hire
A lay off of up to how many months may be included in an employees seniority?
A period of illness or disability up to how long may be counted in an employees seniority?
FMLA up to how long counts toward seniority?
FMLA used to care for a family member who is an injured member of the armed forces will will count towards seniority for what duration?
Periods of service in the armed forces count toward seniority?
An employee may be terminated if they fail to return to work within how many days of a certified mail notification to return to work?
Union Bulletin board materials must be submitted for review to whom prior to posting?
Chief or AC
Where may district 7 union meetings take place?
St 74 meeting room
Travel for union business within the district must take place when?
After working hours
All requests for leave utilizing the union time bank must be made how far in advance and to whom?
How much vacation time does each union member agree to donate annually?
up to 3 hours
What is the cap on the union time bank?
Is union time bank time allowed to be donated to an employee on FMLA or compassionate leave?
Under what conditions may the provisions of the CBA be suspended by the chief or his designee?
civil emergency conditions
weather related catastrophes
The chief may choose to promote from the top how many, with less than ten people tested? With more than ten tested?
T/F demotion while on promotional probation is without recourse?
For how long may the chief extend an employees probationary period?
T/F probationary employees are not entitled to arbitration in cases of discipline or discharge?
In what circumstance may the employee or district require a grievance to go directly to arbitration?
Grievances involving discharge/termination
Under this contract, any dispute, claim, or complaint concerning the interpretation or application of the terms of this contract is referred to as what?
Submittal of a grievance to a successive step must occur within how many days or will be considered what?
withdrawn by the grievant
The grievance shall be taken up with the AC within how many days after the occurrence of the event leading to the grievance?
14 calendar days
In cases involving disciplinary action, the fourteen day period will commence when?
when written notice of discipline is provided to the employee
The AC may provide an answer in writing to the aggrieved employee within how many days?
7 calendar days
Failure of the AC to respond to a grievance shall be considered what?
A denial of the grievance