The provisions of this Section shall not abridge any rights to which an extra-help employee may be entitled under the County Charter, nor shall it be administered in a manner which would abrogate any power which, under the County Charter may be within the sole province and discretion of the Civil Service Commission. All grievances of extra-help employees in representation units represented by the Union shall be processed under this Section. If the County Charter requires that a differing option be available to the extra-help employee, no action under paragraph (b) of subsection 20.2 above shall be taken unless it is determined that the extra-helpRead More →

The Union, its members and representatives, agree that it and they will not engage in, authorize, sanction or support any strike, slowdown, stoppage of work, curtailment of production, concerted refusal of overtime work, refusal to operate designated equipment (provided such equipment is safe and sound) or to perform customary duties; and neither the Union nor any representatives thereof shall engage in job action for the purpose of effecting changes in the directives or decisions of management of the County, nor to effect a change of personnel or operations of management or of extra-help not covered by this Memorandum of Understanding. In the case of aRead More →

All complaints involving or concerning the payment of compensation shall be initially filed in writing with the Director of Human Resources. Only complaints which allege that extra-help employees are not being compensated in accordance with the provisions of this Memorandum of Understanding shall be considered as grievances. Any other matters of compensation are to be resolved in the meet and confer process if not detailed in the Memorandum of Understanding which results from such meet and confer process shall be deemed withdrawn until the meet and confer process is next opened for such discussion. No adjustment shall be retroactive for more than sixty (60) calendarRead More →

Decisions of Adjustment Boards and arbitrators on matters properly before them shall be final and binding on the parties hereto, to the extent permitted by the Charter of the County. No Adjustment Board and no arbitrator shall entertain, hear, decide or make recommendations on any dispute unless such dispute involves a position in a unit represented by the Union which has been certified as the recognized employee organization for such unit and unless such dispute falls within the definition of a grievance as set forth in subsection 20.1. Proposals to add to or change this Memorandum of Understanding or written agreements or addenda supplementary heretoRead More →

Grievances shall be processed in the following manner: Step 1. Department Head and/or the Designated Representative   Any extra-help employee who believes that he/she has a grievance may discuss his/her complaint with such management official in the department in which he/she works as the department head may designate. If the issue is not resolved within the department, or if the extra-help employee elects to submit his/her grievance directly to the Union recognized as the representative of his/her classification, the procedures hereinafter specified may be invoked, provided, however, that all complaints involving or concerning the payment of compensation shall be in writing to the Director ofRead More →

A grievance is any dispute which involves the interpretation or application of any provision of this Memorandum of Understanding excluding, however, those provisions of this Memorandum of Understanding which specifically provide that the decision of any County official shall be final, the interpretation or application of those provisions not being subject to the grievance procedure.  Read More →