Sonoma County Public Defender Investigators’ Association

2018 - 2019 SCPDIA
Memorandum of Understanding:  
Article 26: Staff Development

26.1 Staff Development

Full-time and part-time employees in permanently allocated positions are eligible for Staff Development and Wellness Benefit Allowance Reimbursement. An eligible employee may request reimbursement for allowable expenses, upon approval of the appointing authority, and as defined in the County’s Staff Development Benefit Allowance Program Administrative Manual.

The annual Staff Development and Wellness benefit allowance amounts are outlined in the chart below:

Bargaining UnitFull Time
Allowance
Part Time
Allowance
Non-Supervisory (0055)$850$425
Supervisory (56)$940$490

Effective upon adoption by the Board of the 2016-2018 MOU, for expenditures made on or after the date of adoption, total funds per fiscal year can be used for Staff Development and/or Wellness expenditures. Funds may not be carried over into next fiscal year. Use of funds is subject to approval and provisions of the Staff Development Benefit Allowance Program Administrative Manual and may be taxable pursuant to the Internal Revenue Code.

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26.2 Staff Development and Wellness Benefit Allowance Reimbursement Program

The Department of Human Resources shall develop, modify, implement and administer administrative/programmatic guidelines to remain in compliance with IRS regulations, based on the County’s Staff Development and Wellness Benefit Allowance Administrative Manual.

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26.3 Reimbursement

An eligible employee may request reimbursement for allowable physical fitness expenses upon approval of the appointing authority, and as defined in the County’s Staff Development and Wellness Benefit Allowance Administrative Manual.

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26.4 Non-Grievable

Article 26 of this MOU shall not be grievable or appealable under any County Policy, resolution, rule or contract provision.

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Contact Information

Human Resources Department
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
Address
575 Administration Drive
Room 116 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465237, -122.725363

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MOU 2018-2019
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