Sonoma County Law Enforcement Management Association

Memorandum of Understanding
between The County of Sonoma
and SCLEMA (Unit 44), 2019 - 2023 

Table of Contents

Preamble

Article 1: Recognition

  • 1.2 Authorization of Dues Deduction

Article 2: Term

Article 3: Definitions

Article 4: Salaries and Administration of the Salary Schedule

  • 4.1 Salary
  • 4.2 Salary Upon Appointment
  • 4.3 Consideration Upon Reappointment or Return
  • 4.4 Extra Help to Permanent Appointment
  • 4.5 Extra Help to Extra Help Appointment
  • 4.6 Return of Extra Help Employees
  • 4.7 Salary Upon Restoration
  • 4.8 Salary Upon Promotion
  • 4.9 Advanced Salary Upon Promotion
  • 4.10 Salary Upon Demotion During Probation (Failed Probation)
  • 4.11 Salary Upon Involuntary Demotion
  • 4.12 Salary Upon Voluntary Demotion
  • 4.13 Salary Upon Reappointment From Voluntary Demotion
  • 4.14 Salary Upon Transfer
  • 4.15 Salary Upon Reallocation of Class
  • 4.16 Salary Upon Reclassification of Position
  • 4.17 Merit Advancement Within Salary Scales
  • 4.18 Effective Date of Merit Increase
  • 4.19 Salary Upon Temporary Promotion
  • 4.20 POST and STC Premiums
  • 4.21 Comparison Agencies

Article 5: Health & Welfare Benefits for Active Employees

  • 5.1 Active Employee Health Plans
  • 5.2 Enrollment in County Offered Health (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance) Plans
  • 5.3 Employee Assistance Program
  • 5.4 Long-Term Disability Program
  • 5.5 Workers’ Compensation Claims Disputes
  • 5.6 Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits – LWOP or Unpaid Absence
  • 5.7 COBRA
  • 5.8 Salary Enhancement Plans
  • 5.9 Plan Documents and Other Controlling Documents
  • 5.10 Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) Contribution

Article 6: Medical Benefits for Future Retirees

  • 6.1 Retiree Medical Coverage
  • 6.2 County Contribution Toward Retiree Medical Plans – Employees Hired Before January 1, 2009
  • 6.3 County Contribution Toward Retiree Medical Plans – Employees Hired On or After January 1, 2009
  • 6.4 Surviving Dependent – County Contribution for Employees Hired Before January 1, 2009
  • 6.5 Additional Retiree HRA - Eligibility

Article 7: Hours of Work

  • 7.3 Compensatory Time

Article 8: Deferred Compensation

Article 9: Direct Deposit

Article 10: Personal Property Reimbursement

Article 11: Staff Development

  • 11.1 Staff Development and Wellness Benefit Allowance Program
  • 11.2 Sheriff's Department Physical Fitness
  • 11.3 In-service Training

Article 12: Mileage Reimbursement

Article 13: Uniforms and Equipment

  • 13.1 Uniforms
  • 13.2 Equipment

Article 14: Holidays

  • 14.1 Holidays
  • 14.2 Holidays – Scheduled
  • 14.3 Floating Holiday
  • 14.4 Holiday – Day Observed
  • 14.5 Holiday – Compensation for
  • 14.9 Holidays – Compensation – Employees on Leave Without Pay

Article 15: Vacation

  • 15.1 Vacation Accrual
  • 15.5 Vacation Schedules
  • 15.6 Payment for Unused Vacation

Article 16: Sick Leave

  • 16.1 Sick Leave – Accrual and Use
  • 16.2 Sick Leave – Usage
  • 16.3 Sick Leave Required Documentation
  • 16.4 Restoration of Accrued Sick Leave
  • 16.5 Sick Leave – Conversion at Regular Retirement
  • 16.6 Sick Leave – Payoff at Regular Retirement
  • 16.7 Sick Leave – Distribution at Death or Layoff
  • 16.8 Sick Leave - Distribution at Disability Retirement
  • 16.9 Family Care & Medical Leave Under FMLA and CFRA
  • 16.10 Paid Parental Leave

Article 17: Compassionate Leave

Article 18: Court Leave

Article 19: Jury Duty

Article 20: Voting

Article 21: Sabbatical Leave

Article 22: Disaster Leave

Article 23: Employment in More Than One Position

Article 24: Voluntary Time Off

Article 25: Annual Physical

Article 26: Retirement

  • 26.1 Retirement – Safety Employees Hired On or After January 1, 2013
  • 26.2 Retirement – Safety Employees Hired On or Before December 31, 2012
  • 26.3 Retirement – General Employees Hired On or After January 1, 2013
  • 26.4 Retirement – General Employees Hired On or Before December 31, 2012
  • 26.5 Employer Pick-Up of Employee’s Share of Retirement Contribution – Not Allowed
  • 26.6 Retirement – Credit for Prior Public Service
  • 26.8 Retirement Security Labor Management Committee

Article 27: Grievance Procedure

Article 28: Management Rights

Article 29: Unlawful Discrimination

Article 30: Association

  • 30.1 Paid Leave "Pool"

Article 31: No Strike

Article 32: Full Understanding, Modification, Waiver

  • 32.3 Exceptions to Waiver Clause

Article 33: Invalid Sections

Article 34: Bilingual Pay

Article 35: Limited Reopeners

Article 36: Distribution of MOU and Enactment

Appendix A: Salary Table

Appendix B: Voluntary Time Off (VTO) Request

Appendix C

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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