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1) Grievances are kept at the Area office for ____________ and Headquarters for ____________:

b. 3 years / 5 years


2) Complaints are kept at the Area office for ____________ and Headquarters for ____________:

a. 1 year / 3 years


3) When there is a conflict between the contract/MOU and departmental policy, departmental policy shall be controlling.

b. False


4) Which of the following employee classifications are considered “excluded:”

a. managers
b. confidential employees
c. supervisors
d. all the above

answer: d


5) A union representative can use the departmental telephone to conduct employee relations business provided:

a. the Area Commander approves
b. there are no toll fees associated with the call
c. there is no interference with office operations
d. b & c
e. all the above

answer: d


6) Which body of law requires the Department to meet and confer in good faith on managerial actions affecting wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment?

a. Government Code


7) Under the Dills Act, managerial employees have representational rights.

b. False


8) Departmental overtime may be claimed for employee representation, provided the Commander approves the request, and the overtime does not interfere with departmental operations.

b. False


9) Complaint and grievance records are to be kept separate from an employee’s personnel record.

a. True


10) You are the lieutenant at a field command. You have tasked one of your sergeants with interviewing a handful of officers for a special duty position and making recommendations to you about who should be selected for the position. One of the candidates is the Area’s CAHP representative. The sergeant explains that, while the representative was probably the most qualified candidate, he is known to be overly aggressive when representing frivolous complaints by officers, so the sergeant would prefer not to select him for the position. Which of the following is true?

a. This would represent an unfair labor practice; the representative’s role or performance as a representative cannot be considered.