Service Employees’ International Union

MOU between County of Sonoma
and SEIU Local 1021  
March 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019

Bargaining Units: 0001, 0005, 0010, 0025, 0080, and 0095

Table of Contents

Preamble

Article 1: Term of Memorandum

Article 2: Recognition

Article 3: Definitions

  • 3.1 Definitions Non-Application
  • 3.2 Definition of Terms
  • 3.3 Fair Labor Standards Act – Not Incorporated

Article 4: Union Rights

  • 4.1 Union’s Recognized Right to Represent
  • 4.2 Union Employee Contact
  • 4.3 Union Meeting Space
  • 4.4 Union Communications
  • 4.5 Union Bulletin Boards
    • 4.5.1 Union Bulletin Board - Internet Link
  • 4.6 Union Employee Lists
  • 4.7 New Employee Information and Orientation
  • 4.8 Union Stewards
  • 4.9 Dues’ Check off and Agency Shop Service Fee Deductions
  • 4.10 Union Related Payroll Deductions
  • 4.11 Classification Study Requests
    • 4.11.1 Reclassification / Classification Studies
  • 4.12 Union Business
  • 4.13 Release Time
  • 4.14 SEIU Local 1021 Paid Leave
    • 4.14.1 SEIU Local 1021 Notice to County
    • 4.14.2 Compensation During Leave
    • 4.14.3 SEIU Local 1021’s Reimbursement Payment to County
    • 4.14.4 Leave Relationship to Union Business and County Release Time Leave 
    • 4.14.5 Return to Position
  • 4.15 Release for Extra Help Employees

Article 5: Management Rights

  • 5.1 Management Rights – Recognition of
  • 5.2 Contracting Out Bargaining Unit Work – Union Notice

Article 6: Employee Rights

  • 6.0 Right to SEIU Representation in Investigative or Disciplinary Interviews (Weingarten)
  • 6.1 Personnel File – Employee Rights
    • 6.1.1 Personnel File – Inspection of
    • 6.1.2 Personnel Records that Cannot Be Reviewed
    • 6.1.3 Personnel File – Consent for Union Representative to Review
  • 6.2 Personnel File – Review of Adverse Comments before Entry In
  • 6.3 Personnel File – Copy of
  • 6.4 Performance Evaluation – County Rights
  • 6.5 Performance Evaluations – Review of
    • 6.5.1 Performance Evaluation – Request for Department Head Review
    • 6.5.2 Performance Evaluation – Request for Mediation
    • 6.5.3 Performance Evaluation – Mediation
  • 6.6 Conflict of Interest / Incompatible Activities
    • 6.6.1 Conflict of Interest – Political Reform Act
    • 6.6.2 Incompatible Activities / Outside Employment
    • 6.6.3 Conflicting Interest – Employee Relationships
  • 6.7 Discrimination Prohibited – EEO
  • 6.8 Discrimination Prohibited – Union Activity
  • 6.9 Discipline (SCF&E, Inc.) – Notice and Hearing
    • 6.9.1 Discipline (SCF&E, Inc.) – Termination at Will
    • 6.9.2 Discipline (SCF&E, Inc.) – Written Notice of
    • 6.9.3 Discipline (SCF&E, Inc.) – Appeal Manager’s Decision
    • 6.9.4 Discipline (SCF&E, Inc.) – Appeal Hearing Dates
    • 6.9.5 Discipline (SCF&E, Inc.) – Personnel Committee – Order of Hearing
    • 6.9.6 Discipline (SCF&E, Inc.) – Right to Closed Session
    • 6.9.7 Discipline (SCF&E, Inc.) – Continued Employment
    • 6.9.8 Discipline (SCF&E, Inc.) – Continued Employment
  • 6.10 Discipline (Water Agency) – Notice and Hearing
    • 6.10.1 Discipline (Water Agency) – Disciplinary Action
    • 6.10.2 Discipline (Water Agency) – Definitions Full-Time/Part-Time Employee
    • 6.10.3 Discipline (Water Agency) – Other Than Full/Part-Time Employee
    • 6.10.4 Discipline (Water Agency) – Discipline Process
  • 6.11 Reassignment – Employee Rights Upon
  • 6.12 Discipline (Community Development Commission) – Notice and Hearing
    • 6.12.1 Discipline (Community Development Commission) – Disciplinary Action
    • 6.12.2 Discipline (Community Development Commission) – Definitions Full-Time/Part-Time Employee
    • 6.12.3 Discipline (Community Development Commission) – Other than Full/Part-Time Employee
    • 6.12.4 Discipline (Community Development Commission) – Discipline Process
  • 6.13 Discipline (SCAPOSD) – Notice and Hearing
    • 6.13.1 Discipline (SCAPOSD) – Disciplinary Action
    • 6.13.2 Discipline (SCAPOSD) – Definitions Full-Time/Part-Time Employee
    • 6.13.3 Discipline (SCAPOSD) – Other Than Full/Part-Time Employee
    • 6.13.4 Discipline (SCAPOSD) – Discipline Process

Article 7: Schedules, Hours, and Overtime

  • 7.1 Purpose of This Article
  • 7.2 Schedule – Modification of Work
  • 7.3 County Work Schedules – Flex-Time and Alternative
    • 7.3.1 Flex-Time Schedule
    • 7.3.2 Alternative Work Schedules
    • 7.3.3 Incidental Flex Time
  • 7.4 Schedule – Posting of Work
  • 7.5 Schedule – Notice Required for Change in Work
  • 7.6 Schedule – Employee Request for Change in Work
  • 7.7 Schedule – Voluntary Exchanges of Work (Sheriff and Department of Health Services)
  • 7.8 Schedule - Weekend (Behavioral Health & Public Health Divisions)
  • 7.9 Work Week
  • 7.10 FLSA Overtime
  • 7.11 FLSA Overtime – Not Cumulative
  • 7.12 Overtime – Non-Statutory – Non-Exempt Employee
  • 7.13 Overtime – Non-Statutory – Exempt Employees
  • 7.14 Authorization of Overtime
  • 7.15 Maximum Work Hours within 24-Hour Period
  • 7.16 Compensatory Time Off (CTO) – Employee Choice
    • 7.16.1 Sonoma County Fair and Exposition Employees (Fairgrounds)
  • 7.17 Compensatory Time Off – Cash Out
  • 7.18 Compensatory Time Off Overtime – Cash Pay Only
  • 7.19 Compensatory Time Off – Approval For
  • 7.20 Compensatory Time Off – Payment at Separation
  • 7.21 Rest Periods
  • 7.22 Meal Period – Duty Free
  • 7.23 Meal Period – Non-Duty Free
  • 7.24 Callback
  • 7.25 Callback – Emergency Response Program
  • 7.26 Phone Work – Compensation
  • 7.27 Employment in More Than One Position
  • 7.28 Minimum Work Time

Article 8: Salaries and Deferred Compensation

  • 8.1 Salaries
    • 8.1.1 Living Wage Minimum Wage Scale
  • 8.2 Salary – Upon Appointment
  • 8.3 Salary – Consideration upon Reappointment or Return
  • 8.4 Salary – Extra Help to Extra Help or Permanent Appointment
  • 8.5 Salary – Upon Return of Extra Help Employees
  • 8.6 Salary – Upon Reappointment Following Layoff
  • 8.7 Salary – Upon Promotion
  • 8.8 Salary – Upon Promotion – Advanced Salary Step
  • 8.9 Salary – Upon Demotion During Probation (Failed Probation)
  • 8.10 Salary – Upon Involuntary Demotion
  • 8.11 Salary – Upon Voluntary Demotion
  • 8.12 Salary – Upon Reappointment from Voluntary Demotion
  • 8.13 Salary – Upon Transfer
  • 8.14 Salary – Upon Reallocation of Class
  • 8.15 Salary – Upon Reclassification of Position
    • 8.15.1 Salary – Upon Reclassification – Same Salary Scale
    • 8.15.2 Salary – Upon Reclassification – Higher Salary Scale
    • 8.15.3 Salary – Upon Reclassification – Lower Salary Scale
  • 8.16 Merit Advancement within Salary Step
    • 8.16.1 Merit Increase – Not Automatic
    • 8.16.2 Merit Increase – Total Hours Required
  • 8.17 Merit Increase – Effective Date
  • 8.18 Salary – Reduction in Pay Upon Discipline
  • 8.19 Deferred Compensation
    • 8.19.1 Deferred Compensation – Voluntary Program
    • 8.19.2 Deferred Compensation – County Paid Program
    • 8.19.3 Deferred Compensation – PST/457 Retirement Plan
      • 8.19.3.1 Deferred Compensation – Employee Appeal
      • 8.19.3.2 Deferred Compensation – Non-Grievability
    • 8.19.4 Deferred Compensation – Program Modification
  • 8.20 Hourly Cash Allowance
  • 8.21 One-Time, Lump Sum, Non-Recurring and Pensionable Payments
  • 8.22 Comparison Agencies

Article 9: Special Assignment Premiums

  • 9.0 Implementation Date
  • 9.1 Premium and Differential Pay – Overtime Computation
  • 9.2 Shift Differential
    • 9.2.1 Shift Differential - Evening and Night
    • 9.2.2 Shift Differential –  Split Shift 
  • 9.3 Standby – Defined
  • 9.4 Standby – Compensation
  • 9.5 Standby – Human Services Department; Adult Protective Services and Child Protective Services
  • 9.6 Temporary Assignment to a Higher Class
    • 9.6.1 Temporary Assignment – Merit Increase Eligibility
  • 9.7 Bilingual Pay
    • 9.7.1 Bilingual Pay – Termination of
    • 9.7.2 Bilingual Pay – Daily Assignment
  • 9.8 Hazard Pay
  • 9.9 Animal Removal Assignment – Animal Control Officer
  • 9.10 Heavy Truck Operation – Definitions
    • 9.10.1 Definition of Heavy Truck
    • 9.10.2 Qualification to Drive and Service a Heavy Truck
    • 9.10.3 Heavy Trucks Operation – Continuing Assignment
    • 9.10.4 Heavy Trucks Operation – Daily or Intermittent Assignment
  • 9.11 Heavy Equipment Operation
  • 9.12 Heavy Equipment – Crane Operator
  • 9.13 Fairground Special Equipment Operation
  • 9.14 Employees Performing Sexual Assault Exams
    • 9.14.1 Training to Perform Sexual Assault Exam
    • 9.14.2 Daily-On-Call Stipend
    • 9.14.3 Stipend for Each Sexual Assault Exam
  • 9.15 Premium Pay – Extra Help Employees
  • 9.16 Premium Pay – Gen’l. Assist., Probation Youth Camp, Jail Crews
  • 9.17 Nursing – Additional Degrees Premium Pay
  • 9.18 Nursing – Additional Degrees Premium – Supv. FNP/PA
  • 9.19 Nursing – Additional Degrees Premium – Affirmation
  • 9.20 Premium Pay – No Rest Break at Disposal Transfer Station
  • 9.21 Assignment to Detention Facilities
  • 9.22 Facilities Assignments Premium Pay
  • 9.23 Svcs. & Tech. Support – Regional Parks Dept. – North Coast Assignment Premium
  • 9.24 Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) Premium Pay

Article 10: Expenses, Materials, and Reimbursements

  • 10.1 Tools and Equipment – Provided by County
  • 10.2 Tools and Equipment – Provided by Employee
  • 10.3 Reimbursement – Personal Property
  • 10.4 Wildlife Specialist – Hunting Dogs
  • 10.5 Reimbursement – Mileage
    • 10.5.1 Employee Commute Program
  • 10.6 Safety Equipment and Safety Uniforms, County Issued Uniforms, Uniform Allowance, and Safety Boots/Shoes Allowance
    • 10.6.1 County Issued Safety Equipment and Safety Uniform
    • 10.6.2 County Issued Uniforms
    • 10.6.3 Water Agency Uniforms
    • 10.6.4 Replacement of County Issued Uniforms, Safety Equipment or Uniforms
    • 10.6.5 Annual Uniform Allowance
    • 10.6.6 Uniform Cleaning Allowance
    • 10.6.7 Safety Boot/Shoe Allowance
    • 10.6.8 Special Provisions – Uniforms and Safety Boot / Shoe
    • 10.6.9 Park Ranger III – Protective Vests

Article 11: Staff Development

  • 11.1 Staff Development & Training
    • 11.1.1 Staff Development – Quality
    • 11.1.2 Staff Development – Determination of Training Needs
    • 11.1.3 Staff Development – Resources
    • 11.1.4 Continuing Education – Courses
    • 11.1.5 Continuing Education – Leave
    • 11.1.6 In-Service Training – Program
    • 11.1.7 In-Service Training – Payment
  • 11.2 Staff Development and Wellness Benefit Allowance Program
    • 11.2.1 Staff Development and Wellness Benefit Allowance – Amounts
    • 11.2.2 Wellness Benefit
  • 11.3 Review of Denied Reimbursements

Article 12: Health & Welfare Benefits for Active Employees

  • 12.1 Active Employee Health Plans
  • 12.2 Enrollment in County offered Health (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance) Plans
    • 12.2.1 County Offered Medical Plan(s)
    • 12.2.2 County Contribution Toward Active Employee Medical Benefits
    • 12.2.3 Dental Benefits
    • 12.2.4 Vision Benefits
    • 12.2.5 Life Insurance
    • 12.2.6 Part-Time Employees – Health Benefits
    • 12.2.7 Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) Contribution
  • 12.3 Employee Assistance Program
  • 12.4 Malpractice Coverage
  • 12.5 Short-Term Disability
  • 12.6 Long-Term Disability
    • 12.6.1 Long-Term Disability Claims Dispute
  • 12.7 Workers’ Compensation Claims Dispute
    • 12.7.1 Workers’ Compensation Temporary Disability – Supplementing With Paid Leave
  • 12.8 Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits – LWOP or Unpaid Absence
  • 12.9 Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits – Medical or Pregnancy Disability
  • 12.10 Continuation of Health Benefits Coverage
    • 12.10.1 Part-Time Employees – Health Benefits during Leave of Absence
    • 12.10.2 COBRA
  • 12.11 Salary Enhancement Plans
  • 12.12 Extra Help Employees
    • 12.12.1 Extra Help Employees – Medical Benefits
    • 12.12.2 Medical Benefits – Extra Help Employees: Eligibility
    • 12.12.3 Extra Help Employees: Contribution for Medical Plan
    • 12.12.4 Extra Help Employees: Continued Coverage and Conditions for Regaining Eligibility for Medical Plan
    • 12.12.5 Extra Help Employees: Medical Plan – Dependent Coverage
    • 12.12.6 Extra Help Employees: Enrollment in Medical Plan
    • 12.12.7 Extra Help Employees: Medical Benefits & Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), or California Pregnancy Disability Leave (CPDL)
  • 12.13 Plan Documents and Other Controlling Documents
  • 12.14 Labor Management Meetings – Health Benefits

Article 13: Medical Benefits for Future Retirees

  • 13.1 Retiree Medical Coverage
  • 13.2 County Contribution toward Retiree Medical Plans – Employees Hired Before January 1, 2009
  • 13.3 County Contribution toward Retiree Medical Plans – Employees Hired on or After January 1, 2009 – Effective January 1, 2009
  • 13.4 Surviving Dependent – County Contribution, Effective June 1, 2009, for Employees Hired Before January 1, 2009
  • 13.5 Surviving Dependents – County Contribution for Employees Hired on or After January 1, 2009

Article 14: Holidays

  • 14.1 Holidays – Paid
  • 14.2 Holidays – Observed
  • 14.3 Holidays – Compensation for
    • 14.3.1 Holidays – Compensation – Full-Time
    • 14.3.2 Holidays – Compensation – Full-Time – Employees Not Scheduled to Work
    • 14.3.3 Holidays – Compensation – Full-Time – Sheriff’s Office Employees and Social Worker IV in the Emergency Response Unit Not Scheduled to Work
    • 14.3.4 Holidays – Compensation – Working on a Date Specific Holiday
    • 14.3.5 Holidays – Compensation – Working on Both a Date Specific Holiday and the County Observed Holiday
    • 14.3.6 Holidays – Compensation – Employees on Leave without Pay
  • 14.4 Holidays – Part-Time Employee Pay 
  • 14.5 Floating Holiday
  • 14.6 Holidays – Extra Help Employees

Article 15: Vacation

  • 15.1 Vacation Accrual
  • 15.2 Vacation – Accrual – Part-Time Employees
  • 15.3 Vacation – Accrual Rates – Non-Supervisory Unit
  • 15.4 Vacation – Accrual Rates – Supervisory Unit
  • 15.5 Vacation – Credit upon Reappointment
  • 15.6 Vacation – Schedules
  • 15.7 Vacation – Payment for Unused
  • 15.8 Vacation – Buyback
  • 15.9 Vacation Savings Plan
    • 15.9.1 Vacation Savings Plan
    • 15.9.2 Implementation of Accruals and Vacation Savings Plan
  • 15.10 Vacation – Extra Help Employee Exclusion

Article 16: Sick Leave

  • 16.1 Sick Leave – Benefit for Employees in Allocated Positions (Not Extra Help)
    • 16.1.1 Accrual – Rate
      • 16.1.1.1 Sick Leave Advance
    • 16.1.2 Accrual – Restoration of Accrued Time
    • 16.1.3 Sick Leave – Usage
      • 16.1.3.1 Sick Leave Use – Non-FMLA/CFRA/PDL Leave
      • 16.1.3.2 Sick Leave Use – FMLA/CFRA/PDL/Qualifying Leave
    • 16.1.4 Sick Leave – Required Documentation
      • 16.1.4.1 Annual Period –All Allocated Employees
      • 16.1.4.2 First Forty-Eight Hours
      • 16.1.4.3 Subsequent Hours
      • 16.1.4.4 Reasonable Certification May Be Required
      • 16.1.4.5 FMLA/CFRA/PDL
  • 16.2 Extra Help Employees Only – Sick Leave Benefit for Extra Help Employees
    • 16.2.1 Annual Period – Extra Help
    • 16.2.2 Eligibility – Extra Help Employees
    • 16.2.3 Accrual – Extra Help Employees
    • 16.2.4 Accrual – Restoration of Accrued Time
    • 16.2.5 Accrual – Change in Employment Status
    • 16.2.6 Sick Leave – Use, Extra Help
      • 16.2.6.1 Use Limits – Extra Help
      • 16.2.6.2 Use – Extra Help, Non-FMLA/CFRA/PDL Leave
      • 16.2.6.3 Use – Extra Help, FMLA/CFRA/PDL Qualifying Leave
    • 16.2.7 Extra Help Sick Leave – Required Documentation
      • 16.2.7.1 Documentation for Paid Sick Leave
      • 16.2.7.2 Documentation for Any Leave in Excess of 36 Hours
      • 16.2.7.3 Reasonable Certification May Be Required
  • 16.3 Change in Employment Status – Extra Help Allocated/Allocated to Extra Help
    • 16.3.1 Extra Help to Allocated Positions
    • 16.3.2 Allocated Employee to Extra Help
  • 16.4 Sick Leave – Conversion – at Regular Retirement
  • 16.5 Sick Leave – Distribution at Death or Layoff
  • 16.6 Sick Leave – Distribution at Disability Retirement
  • 16.7 Sick Leave – Payoff at Regular Retirement

Article 17: Miscellaneous Leaves of Absence

  • 17.1 Leaves of Absence without Pay Usage Reference Table
  • 17.2 Leaves – Compassionate
  • 17.3 Leaves – Court
    • 17.3.1 Court Leave – Response to Subpoena
    • 17.3.2 Court Leave – Line of Duty
    • 17.3.3 Court Leave – Extra Help Employees
  • 17.4 Leaves – Jury Duty
    • 17.4.1 Jury Duty – Summons
    • 17.4.2 Jury Duty – Extra Help Employees
  • 17.5 Leaves of Absence – No Break in Service
  • 17.6 Leaves – Time Off for Voting
  • 17.7 Leaves – Time Off for Donating Blood
  • 17.8 Leaves – Candidates for Public Office – Water Agency & SCF&E, Inc.
  • 17.9 Community Development Commission (CDC), Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District (SCAPOSD), Water Agency & SCF&E, Inc. LWOP
    • 17.9.1 CDC, SCAPOSD, Water Agency & SCF&E, Inc. – LWOP – General
    • 17.9.2 CDC, SCAPOSD, Water Agency & SCF&E, Inc. – LWOP – Work-Related Disability
    • 17.9.3 CDC, SCAPOSD, Water Agency & SCF&E, Inc. – LWOP – Military
    • 17.9.4 CDC, SCAPOSD, Water Agency & SCF&E, Inc. – LWOP – Fitness for Duty Examination
    • 17.9.5 CDC, SCAPOSD, Water Agency & SCF&E, Inc. – LWOP – Non-Grievability
  • 17.10 Leaves – Extra Help Employees
  • 17.11 Family Care and Medical Leave Under FMLA and CFRA
    • 17.11.1
    • 17.11.2 Eligibility
    • 17.11.3 Family Care and Medical Leave Entitlement
    • 17.11.4 Family Care and Medical Leave to Care for a Covered Servicemember with a Service Injury or Illness
    • 17.11.5 Pay Status and Benefits
    • 17.11.6 Relationship of Family Care and Medical Leave to Other Leaves
    • 17.11.7 Relationship to Pregnancy Disability Leave
    • 17.11.8 Notice to the County
      • 17.11.8.1
      • 17.11.8.2
      • 17.11.8.3
    • 17.11.9 Medical Certification
    • 17.11.10 County’s Response to Leave Request
    • 17.11.11 Employee’s Status on Returning from Leave
    • 17.11.12 FMLA/CFRA Procedures, Definitions, and Forms
    • 17.11.13
  • 17.12 Human Services Department Leaves – Stipend Education Leave
    • 17.12.1 Stipend Education Leave – Health Benefit Continuation
    • 17.12.2 Stipend Education Leave – Employee Requirements
    • 17.12.3 Leaves – Stipend Education Leave – Non-Grievability
  • 17.13 Leaves – Disaster Leave
  • 17.14 Paid Parental Leave
    • 17.14.1 Eligibility
    • 17.14.2 Benefit and Use
    • 17.14.3 Coordination of Benefits & Leaves
    • 17.14.4 Program Review Process

Article 18: Miscellaneous Provisions – All Bargaining Units

  • 18.1 Safety
    • 18.1.1 Safety – Shared Obligation
    • 18.1.2 Safety Program
    • 18.1.3 Safety – Hazard Report, Action, Appeals Process
    • 18.1.4 Safety – Training
  • 18.2 Memorandum of Understanding – Distribution
  • 18.3 Indemnification – County
  • 18.4 County / Union Meetings
  • 18.5 Suggestion Awards Program
  • 18.6 Emergency Meals
  • 18.7 Direct Deposit
  • 18.8 Housing Assistance Program – Labor / Management
  • 18.9 Training – Interest Bargaining
  • 18.10 Advisory Committees – Labor / Management
  • 18.11 Retirement – Credit for Prior Public Service
  • 18.12 Retirement – Employees Hired on or Before December 31, 2012
    • 18.12.1 Final Compensation Based on Single Year
    • 18.12.2 3% @ 60 Pension Formula
    • 18.12.3 Required Employee Contribution
    • 18.12.4 Pension Cost Share Arrangement
  • 18.13 Retirement – Employees Hired on or After January 1, 2013
    • 18.13.1 Final Compensation Based on Three Year Average
    • 18.13.2 2% @ 62 Pension Formula
    • 18.13.3 Required Employee Contributions
  • 18.14 Implementation of Section 18.13
  • 18.15 Workload Accommodation during Vacancies
  • 18.16 State of the Workforce
  • 18.17 Career Progression
  • 18.18 Classification Study Process Training
  • 18.19 Paycheck Deduction Corrections
  • 18.20 Favored Nation Clause

Article 19: Bargaining Unit and Special Provisions

  • 19.1 Job-Sharing
  • 19.2 Economic Assistance Division – Vacancies
  • 19.3 Service & Technical Support Unit – Regional Parks
    • 19.3.1 Svcs. & Tech. Support – Regional Parks Dept. – Assign & Transfer
    • 19.3.2 Svcs. & Tech. Support – Regional Parks Dept. – Housing
    • 19.3.3 Svcs. & Tech. Support – Regional Parks Dept. – Maintenance Fees
    • 19.3.4 Svcs. & Tech. Support – Regional Parks Dept. – Special Provisions
  • 19.4 Maintenance Unit – Reporting Location Park Maintenance Worker
  • 19.5 Compensation Compaction Between Supervisory and Subordinate
  • 19.6 Supervisory Unit – Housing Allowance - Marina Supervisor
  • 19.7 Medical Examinations - Water Agency, Fairgrounds
    • 19.7.1 Medical Examinations – Community Development Commission
  • 19.8 Notary Services
  • 19.9 Title IV E – Part Time – Masters of Social Work (MSW) in Public Child Welfare
  • 19.10 Animal Control officer – Weapons Training

Article 20: Layoff and Restoration

  • 20.1 Layoff and Restoration – Water Agency
    • 20.1.1 Layoff – Water Agency – Applicability
    • 20.1.2 Layoff – Water Agency – Force Reduction
    • 20.1.3 Layoff – Water Agency – Order of Layoff
    • 20.1.4 Layoff – Water Agency – Displacement
    • 20.1.5 Layoff – Water Agency – Restoration
    • 20.1.6 Layoff – Water Agency – Appeals
    • 20.1.7 Layoff & Restoration – Water Agency – Non-Grievability
  • 20.2 Sonoma County Fair and Exposition, Inc. (SCF&E Inc.)
    • 20.2.1 Layoff – SCF&E, Inc. – Applicability
    • 20.2.2 Layoff – SCF&E, Inc. – Force Reduction
    • 20.2.3 Layoff – SCF&E, Inc. – Order of Layoff
    • 20.2.4 Layoff – SCF&E, Inc. – Displacement
    • 20.2.5 Layoff – SCF&E, Inc. – Restoration
    • 20.2.6 Layoff – SCF&E, Inc. – Appeals
    • 20.2.7 Layoff & Restoration – SCF&E, Inc. – Non-Grievability
  • 20.3 Layoff and Restoration – General
    • 20.3.1 Layoff – General – Policy
    • 20.3.2 Layoff – General – Notice
    • 20.3.3 Layoff – General – Job Placement
    • 20.3.4 Layoff – General – Training
    • 20.3.5 Layoff – General – Severance Period
    • 20.3.6 Layoff – General – Medical Coverage
    • 20.3.7 Layoff – General – Salary Preservation
    • 20.3.8 Layoff – General – Early Retirement
  • 20.4 Layoff and Restoration – Community Development Commission
    • 20.4.1 Layoff – Community Development Commission – Applicability
    • 20.4.2 Layoff – Community Development Commission – Force Reduction
    • 20.4.3 Layoff – Community Development Commission – Order of Layoff
    • 20.4.4 Layoff – Community Development Commission – Displacement
    • 20.4.5 Layoff – Community Development Commission – Restoration
    • 20.4.6 Layoff – Community Development Commission – Appeals
    • 20.4.7 Layoff & Restoration – Community Development Commission – Non-Grievability
  • 20.5 Layoff and Restoration – Sonoma County Agricultural and Open Space District (SCAPOSD)
    • 20.5.1 Layoff – SCAPOSD – Applicability
    • 20.5.2 Layoff – SCAPOSD – Force Reduction
    • 20.5.3 Layoff – SCAPOSD – Order of Layoff
    • 20.5.4 Layoff – SCAPOSD – Displacement
    • 20.5.5 Layoff – SCAPOSD – Restoration
    • 20.5.6 Layoff – SCAPOSD – Appeals
    • 20.5.7 Layoff & Restoration – SCAPOSD – Non-Grievability

Article 21: Grievance Procedure

  • 21.1 Grievance – Purpose of Procedure
  • 21.2 Grievance – Definition of
  • 21.3 Grievance – Standing to Initiate
  • 21.4 Grievance – Procedure Initiation
  • 21.5 Grievance – Time Limits
  • 21.6 Grievance – First Step of
  • 21.7 Grievance – Second Step of
    • 21.7.1 Grievance – Timing & Rationale – Second Step
    • 21.7.2 Grievance – Response to Second Step
  • 21.8 Grievance – Third Step of
    • 21.8.1 Grievance – Third Step – Timing
    • 21.8.2 Grievance – Third Step – Response to
  • 21.9 Mediation
    • 21.9.1 Mediation – Mutual Agreement
    • 21.9.2 Mediation – Alternative Methods to
  • 21.10 Arbitration of Grievance
    • 21.10.1 Arbitrability of Grievance
    • 21.10.2 Arbitration – Timing of
    • 21.10.3 Arbitration – Selection of Arbitrator
    • 21.10.4 Arbitration Panel – Selection of Arbitrator
  • 21.11 Arbitration – Submission Statement
  • 21.12 Arbitration – Scope of Arbitration
  • 21.13 Arbitration – Arbitrator’s Decision
  • 21.14 Arbitration – Expenses
  • 21.15 Grievance – Non-Retaliation
  • 21.16 Grievance – Maintenance of Performance Standards by Grievant

Article 22: Full Performance, No Strike

  • 22.1 Full Performance – Union Representation
  • 22.2 Prohibited Activities – Union & Employees
  • 22.3 Full Performance – Union Responsibilities
  • 22.4 Full Performance – Written Assurances
  • 22.5 Prohibited Activities – Employee Liability

Article 23: Full Understanding, Modification, Waiver

  • 23.1 MOU – Full Understanding
  • 23.2 MOU – Meet & Confer Waiver
  • 23.3 MOU – Modification
  • 23.4 Civil Service Commission Authority – No Limit
  • 23.5 MOU – Non-Precedent Setting
  • 23.6 Incorporate Side Letters into MOU

Article 24: Separability

  • 24.1 MOU – Invalidation of Article / Section
  • 24.2 MOU – Replacement of Article / Section

Article 25: Reopeners

  • 25.1 Reopeners

Article 26: Agency Shop Service Fee

  • 26.1 Union – Fair and Equal Representation
  • 26.2 Agency Shop – Service Fee
  • 26.3 Agency Shop – Religious Exemption
  • 26.4 Agency Shop – Separation from Unit – Exception
  • 26.5 Agency Shop – Chargeable Costs
  • 26.6 Agency Shop – Non-Chargeable Costs
  • 26.7 Agency Shop – Advance Reduction of Service Fee
  • 26.8 Agency Shop – Notice of Service Fee
  • 26.9 Agency Shop – Union’s Constitutional Obligations
    • 26.9.1 Agency Shop – Acknowledgment Obligations
    • 26.9.2 Agency Shop – Non-Discrimination
  • 26.10 Agency Shop – Service Fee – Part-Time Employees
  • 26.11 Agency Shop – Notice of New Employees
  • 26.12 Agency Shop – Indemnification
  • 26.13 Agency Shop – Rescission of Provision
  • 26.14 Agency Shop – Recordkeeping and Reporting
  • 26.15 Agency Shop – Violation of Article 26
  • 26.16 Agency Shop – Non-Arbitrability of

Article 27: Maintenance of Membership

Article 28: Enactment

Appendix A: Salary Table Scales

Appendix B: Classifications Covered by Article 10.6

Appendix C: Side Letters

Contact Information

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Labor Negotiation Updates

Bargaining Unit Contacts

Michael Viloria
Field Representative
Phone: (707) 293-2818
Cell: (415) 226-8928
michael.viloria@seiu1021.org

Diego Santelices
Field Representative
Phone: (707) 293-2869
Cell: (530) 339-6952
diego.santelices@seiu1021.org

Jason Klumb
Field Representative
Phone: (707) 293-2871
Cell: (707) 362-6441
jason.klumb@seiu1021.org

600 B Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

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