eZone   AFSCME Local 328
 4006 Barbur Blvd, Portland, OR 97239

Current Contract

 


TABLE OF CONTENTS

PREAMBLE................................................................................................................................... 1

ARTICLE 1.   RECOGNITION AND UNION SECURITY....................................................... 1

1.1         Recognition............................................................................................................. 1

1.1.1             Classified employees............................................................................. 1

1.1.2             Bargaining unit exclusions..................................................................... 1

1.1.3             Unit clarification.................................................................................... 1

1.1.4             Notice to new employees...................................................................... 1

1.2         Union Security......................................................................................................... 2

1.2.1             Union membership and fair share.......................................................... 2

1.2.2             Dues deduction..................................................................................... 2

1.2.3             Bona fide religious exemption............................................................... 2

1.2.4             Union notification obligations............................................................... 3

1.2.5             Indemnification..................................................................................... 3

ARTICLE 2.   UNION PROVISIONS.......................................................................................... 3

2.1         Union Representatives............................................................................................. 3

2.2         Union Stewards....................................................................................................... 3

2.2.1             Appointment of Stewards..................................................................... 3

2.2.2             Paid release hours.................................................................................. 4

2.2.3             Activities of stewards and notice to supervisors................................... 4

2.2.4             Chief Steward....................................................................................... 5

2.2.5             Union notice of meetings, training sessions and on-call calendar......... 5

2.2.6             Education and training.......................................................................... 5

2.2.7             Mutual training responsibility and accurate timekeeping...................... 6

2.2.8             Protected activity.................................................................................. 6

2.2.9             Bridgebuilder Program participants....................................................... 6

2.2.10           Informational sessions........................................................................... 6

2.3         Release Time............................................................................................................ 6

2.4         Meetings.................................................................................................................. 6

2.5         New Employee Orientation..................................................................................... 6

2.6         Bulletin Boards........................................................................................................ 7

2.7         Bargaining Unit Data.............................................................................................. 7

2.8         Use of Campus Mail................................................................................................ 8

2.9         Use of Employer’s Electronic Mail......................................................................... 9

2.9.1             Union communications from external sources....................................... 9

2.9.2             Union communications from internal sources....................................... 9

2.9.3             Employees’ use of e-mail..................................................................... 10

2.10       Negotiating Team.................................................................................................. 10

2.11       Union Leave.......................................................................................................... 11

2.12       Release for Legislative Activities.......................................................................... 11

2.13       Union President..................................................................................................... 12

2.14       E-Committee and E-Board Members.................................................................... 12

2.15       Other Union Business............................................................................................ 12

 

ARTICLE 3.   GENERAL PROVISIONS.................................................................................. 12

3.1         Binding Effect....................................................................................................... 12

3.2         Complete Agreement............................................................................................. 12

3.3         Non-Contractual Standards and Benefits............................................................. 13

3.4         Savings Clause....................................................................................................... 13

ARTICLE 4.   MANAGEMENT RIGHTS.................................................................................. 14

4.1         Management Rights............................................................................................... 14

4.2         Non-Waiver of Rights........................................................................................... 14

ARTICLE 5.   DEFINITIONS..................................................................................................... 14

5.1         Class/Classification................................................................................................ 14

5.2         Compensatory Time............................................................................................... 14

5.3         Consensus.............................................................................................................. 15

5.4         Day........................................................................................................................ 15

5.5         Demotion............................................................................................................... 16

5.6         E-mail.................................................................................................................... 16

5.7         Essential Functions................................................................................................ 16

5.8         Evaluation Period.................................................................................................. 16

5.9         Executive Organizational Unit (EOU).................................................................. 16

5.10       Extended Medical Leave...................................................................................... 17

5.11       Flex Staff Employee.............................................................................................. 17

5.12       Full-Time Employee.............................................................................................. 17

5.13       Lateral Transfer..................................................................................................... 17

5.14       Layoff.................................................................................................................... 17

5.15       Limited Duration Employee.................................................................................. 17

5.16       Managerial Employees........................................................................................... 17

5.17       Orientation............................................................................................................. 17

5.18       Part-Time Employee.............................................................................................. 17

5.19       Position Description.............................................................................................. 18

5.20       Preferential Hire List............................................................................................. 18

5.21       Premium Pay.......................................................................................................... 18

5.22       Promotion.............................................................................................................. 18

5.23       Qualified................................................................................................................ 18

5.24       Reclassification...................................................................................................... 18

5.25       Regular Employee................................................................................................. 19

5.26       Regular Position.................................................................................................... 19

5.27       Regular Rate of Pay.............................................................................................. 19

5.28       Relief Employee.................................................................................................... 19

5.29       Stakeholder............................................................................................................ 19

5.30       Steward................................................................................................................. 19

5.31       Straight Rate of Pay.............................................................................................. 19

5.32       Supervisors............................................................................................................ 20

5.33       Suspension............................................................................................................. 20

5.34       Temporary Employees........................................................................................... 20

5.35       Termination............................................................................................................ 20

5.36       Union Representative............................................................................................ 20

5.37       Vacant Position..................................................................................................... 20

5.38       Work Unit.............................................................................................................. 20

ARTICLE 6.   EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES...................................... 21

6.1         Non-Discrimination............................................................................................... 21

6.1.1             Equal employment opportunity........................................................... 21

6.1.2             Affirmative action............................................................................... 21

6.1.3             Complaints of discrimination or harassment....................................... 21

6.2         Pay Periods............................................................................................................ 21

6.3         Timekeeping Records............................................................................................ 21

6.4         Position Descriptions............................................................................................. 22

6.5         Work Life Balance................................................................................................ 22

6.6         Performance Expectations..................................................................................... 22

6.6.1             Clarification of expectations............................................................... 22

6.6.2             Change in circumstances..................................................................... 22

6.6.3             Failure to reach agreement................................................................... 23

6.7         Non-Job Related Illness or Injury......................................................................... 23

6.7.1             Work modifications............................................................................. 23

6.7.2             Inability to perform duties................................................................... 23

6.8         Personnel Records................................................................................................. 23

6.8.1             Personnel file contents......................................................................... 23

6.8.2             Inspection............................................................................................ 24

6.8.3             Placement of documents in personnel file........................................... 24

6.8.4             Right of rebuttal.................................................................................. 24

6.8.5             Removal of materials........................................................................... 24

6.9         Reporting Inappropriate Use of Resources, Waste or Fraud................................. 25

6.10       Personal Emergency Message Procedure.............................................................. 25

6.11       Personality Profiles................................................................................................ 26

6.12       Uniforms................................................................................................................ 26

6.13       Contracting............................................................................................................ 26

6.14       Performance Evaluations....................................................................................... 26

ARTICLE 7.   HOURS OF WORK............................................................................................. 27

7.1         Work Week and Extended Work Period.............................................................. 27

7.2         Scheduling of Work.............................................................................................. 27

7.2.1             Shifts in excess of 12 hours................................................................. 27

7.2.2             Split shifts............................................................................................ 27

7.2.3             Requests for alternate work schedules................................................ 27

7.2.4             Requests for flexible work schedules.................................................. 27

7.2.5             Posting of varying work schedules...................................................... 28

7.2.6             Changes in reporting time.................................................................... 28

7.2.7             Changes to work schedules................................................................. 28

7.2.8             Non-guarantee of hours....................................................................... 28

7.2.9             Consecutive days of work for part-time employees............................ 28

7.3         Report Pay............................................................................................................. 29

7.4         Availability of Additional Work........................................................................... 29

7.5         Rest Periods........................................................................................................... 30

7.6         Meal Periods.......................................................................................................... 30

7.7         Time Off Between Regularly Scheduled Shifts.................................................... 30

7.8         On-Call.................................................................................................................. 31

7.9         In-House Standby................................................................................................. 32

7.10       Shift Trades........................................................................................................... 32

7.11       Clean-Up Time...................................................................................................... 32

7.12       Inclement Weather................................................................................................ 32

7.12.1           Shuttle buses........................................................................................ 32

7.12.2           Report to work late.............................................................................. 32

7.12.3           Inability to report to work................................................................... 32

7.12.4           Closing, curtailment or delayed start of operations............................. 33

7.12.5           Make-up for time lost.......................................................................... 33

ARTICLE 8.   COMPENSATION............................................................................................... 33

8.1         Across the Board Increases................................................................................... 33

8.2         Progression Increases............................................................................................. 33

8.2.1             Progression within quartiles................................................................. 34

8.2.2             Longevity rate..................................................................................... 34

8.2.3             Withholding of wage increase............................................................. 34

8.3         Merit-Based Adjustments..................................................................................... 34

8.4         Market-Based Adjustments................................................................................... 34

8.4.1             Annual review..................................................................................... 34

8.4.2             Survey information.............................................................................. 35

8.4.3             Upward adjustment............................................................................. 35

8.4.4             Downward adjustment........................................................................ 35

8.5         Salary Adjustments upon Change in Status.......................................................... 35

8.5.1             Voluntary demotion............................................................................ 35

8.5.2             Involuntary demotion.......................................................................... 36

8.5.3             Promotion............................................................................................ 36

8.5.4             Lateral transfer.................................................................................... 36

8.6         Reclassification...................................................................................................... 36

8.6.1             Upward reclassification....................................................................... 36

8.6.2             Downward reclassification.................................................................. 36

8.7         Return from Layoff to Same Job Classification.................................................... 37

8.8         Travel Expenses and Allowances.......................................................................... 37

8.9         Final Paychecks..................................................................................................... 37

8.10       Overpayments and Underpayments...................................................................... 37

ARTICLE 9.   OVERTIME AND PREMIUM PAY.................................................................. 38

9.1         Overtime................................................................................................................ 38

9.1.1             Definition of overtime......................................................................... 38

9.1.2             Overtime compensation....................................................................... 38

9.1.3             Calculation of overtime....................................................................... 38

9.1.4             Scheduling and assignment of overtime.............................................. 38

9.1.5             Compensatory time.............................................................................. 40

9.2         Call Back............................................................................................................... 40

9.2.1             Compensation rate............................................................................... 40

9.2.2             Commencement of compensation....................................................... 40

9.2.3             Mileage reimbursement........................................................................ 40

9.3         Change in Reporting Time..................................................................................... 40

9.4         Work on Recognized Holiday............................................................................... 41

ARTICLE 10.   DIFFERENTIAL PAY...................................................................................... 42

10.1       Shift Differ


 

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