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Sonoma County Law Enforcement Association (SCLEA)

2018 - 2019 SCLEAMemorandum of Understanding:   Article 9: Bilingual Pay

Sonoma County Law Enforcement Association

Article 9: Bilingual Pay

When a Department Head designates a position within the bargaining unit which requires bilingual skills on the average of at least ten percent (10%) of the employee’s work time, such a designated employee shall first demonstrate a language proficiency of job-related terminology acceptable to the Department Head and the Human Resources Director. Thereafter, the employee shall be entitled to the payment of ninety-five cents ($.95) per hour for all hours actually worked. Use of bilingual skills shall include time spent translating, answering phone calls, performing research, speaking with or writing to clients in a language other than English.

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