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2023 - 2026 DSA Memorandum of Understanding: Article 32: Labor / Management Meetings

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  • 32.1 Matters of Mutual Interest
  • 32.2 Written Notice
  • 32.3 Participation
  • 32.4 Joint Training on Memorandum

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32.1 Matters of Mutual Interest

The County and the Association shall meet for consultation purposes on matters of mutual interest which would serve constructive purposes to prevent or eliminate grievances or on matters affecting employee health or safety. Such meetings may be called by the Association President, or designee, and the County’s Employee Relations Manager.

“Consultation” shall not be construed as an obligation to “meet and confer” under the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act.

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32.2 Written Notice

Written notice of topics for discussions shall be exchanged prior to any such meeting. The meeting shall be scheduled at a time and place mutually convenient to the parties.

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32.3 Participation

The number of employees who will participate in the meeting without loss of pay to the extent the meeting occurs during an employee’s scheduled duty period shall be reasonably related to the subject being discussed and shall be mutually agreed upon by the County and the Association.

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32.4 Joint Training on Memorandum

The parties agree to jointly present informational training on this Memorandum of Understanding to affected supervisors and managers. The details of the training shall be mutually agreed upon by the Association and the County. The parties intend to conduct the training session(s) within 90 days from the date this Memorandum is implemented by the Board of Supervisors.

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