The County shall supply PDA, at no cost, a monthly electronic and sortable list report of the names and classifications of all employees represented by PDA, indicating whether PDA dues are being with­held from their pay checks as of the date the report was prepared, whether names were added to or deleted from the previous reports, and whether each such change in status was due to any type of leave of absence, termination or withdrawal from the PDA.  Social Security numbers will be provided for PDA members only.Read More →

The County and the Union shall continue to work on best practices to ensure labor access to new employees for the purpose of educating them on their representation opportunities.  Toward that goal, the County shall administer an opportunity for the PDA to meet with new employees as follows: All new employees are encouraged to attend the first new employee orientation following the commencement of their employment.  New employee orientation is scheduled for every other Monday, and the PDA shall have up to thirty (30) minutes at the end of each new employee benefits orientation session to provide information regarding its organization to represented employees andRead More →

Except in cases of emergency as provided below, PDA, if affected, shall be given reasonable advance written notice of any new or change to an existing ordinance, resolution, rule or regulation within the scope of representation proposed to be adopted by the County and shall, upon request, be given the opportunity to meet with the appropriate management representatives prior to adoption. Any written notice of dismissal, suspension, reduction is step or demotion sent to an employee shall include a statement advising him/her of the right to be represented by the Association concerning the disciplinary action. The County agrees to remind and support the department sendingRead More →

PDA shall indemnify, defend, and save the County harmless against any and all claims, demands, suits, orders, or judgments, or other forms of liability that arise out of or by reason of this union security section, or action taken or not taken by the County under this Section.  This includes, but is not limited to, the County’s attorneys’ fees and costs.Read More →