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International Union of Operating Engineers, Stationary Engineers - Local 39

2023 - 2026 Local 39 Memorandum of Understanding: Article 6: Management Rights

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  • 6.1 Reservation of Rights
  • 6.2 County Rights

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6.1 Reservation of Rights

The County retains all rights, powers, duties, responsibilities and authority of a managerial or administrative character, except as specifically modified by the express provisions of this Memorandum.

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6.2 County Rights

The exclusive rights of the County shall include, but not be limited to, the right to determine the organization of County government and the purpose and mission of its constituent agencies; to set standards of service to be offered to the public, and through its management officials to exercise control and discretion over its organization and operations; to establish and effect administrative regulations and employment rules and regulations consistent with law and the specific provisions of this Memorandum; to direct its employees; to take disciplinary action; to relieve and lay off employees from duty because of lack of work or for other legitimate reasons; to determine whether goods or services shall be made, purchased or contracted for; to determine the methods, means and personnel by which the County’s services are to be provided, including the right to schedule and assign work and overtime; and to otherwise act in the interest of efficient service to the County.

The County agrees to meet and confer, upon request of the Union, over the impact to employees of any decision by the County to contract-out significant Bargaining Unit work to a non-County enterprise or agency. The decision to contract-out work shall not be subject to meet and confer during the term of this Memorandum.

The County retains its right to assign and place volunteers in accordance with County policy.

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