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4-13 Telework Policy Manual - Section VII: Definitions

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Approved: Board of Supervisors
Authority: Human Resources
Date: May 3, 2022

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VII. Definitions

Alternate Worksite – The primary location designated by the employee and authorized by thedepartment for telework.

Department – All departments and agencies of the County of Sonoma including the Sonoma CountyAgricultural Preservation and Open Space District, the Sonoma County Community DevelopmentCommission, the Sonoma County Fair and Exposition, Inc., the Sonoma County Employees’Retirement Association, and the Sonoma County Water Agency.

Department Head – Executives, Directors and Designees of the County of Sonoma, Sonoma CountyAgricultural Preservation and Open Space District, the Sonoma County Community DevelopmentCommission, the Sonoma County Fair and Exposition, Inc., the Sonoma County Employees’ Retirement Association, and the Sonoma County Water Agency.

Department Worksite – Any facility or location owned, leased, or operated by the department where the employee is normally directed to report for work.

Employee – Full-time, part-time, extra help, probationary and permanent County and Agency employees, as well as executives and employees of the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, the Sonoma County Fair and Exposition, Inc., the Sonoma County Employees’ Retirement Association, and the Sonoma County Water Agency.

Hours Worked – Applicable definition as found in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding.
Telework Agreement – A written agreement between an employee and the department which stipulates the terms and conditions of the telework arrangement, including the regular days, hours, and location telework is to be performed.

Telework – Employees, during their scheduled work hours, working to fulfill their job responsibilities at a telework location other than their primary work location.

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