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

Current Contract

 


INDEX

INDEX
Page(s)
Access to grievance procedure    81
Accrual limit    53
Accrual of seniority    63
Accrual of sick leave    55
Accrual of vacation time.    49
Across the board increases    35
Activities of stewards and notice to supervisors    4
Affirmative action    22
Annual cap    80
Annual review    36
Appointment of stewards    3
Arbitration.    95
Attendance recognition    55
Authority    96
Availability of additional work    30
Award final and binding    96
Bargaining unit data    8
Bargaining unit exclusions    1
Basic computer skills training    88
Beginning November 1, 1981    69
Bereavement leave    60
Bifurcation    96
Bilingual differential    46
Binding effect    13
Bridgebuilder program participants    6
Bulletin boards    7
Calculation of overtime    40
Call back    42
Career development information    87
Cashout of accrued time.    53
Change in accrual rate    50
Change in circumstances    24
Changes in reporting time    29, 42
Changes in work location    29
Changes to work schedules    30
Chief steward    5
Clarification of expectations    24
Class/classification    15
Classification and reclassification procedure    85
Classified employees    1
Clean-up time guidelines (MOU #14)    144
Clean-up time    33
Closing, curtailment or delayed start of operations    34
Co-branding (MOU #12)    142
Commencement of compensation    42
Community employment committee (MOU #4)    133
COMPENSATION (Article 8)    35
Compensation and benefit accruals    80
Compensation rate    42
Compensatory time    15, 41
Complaints of discrimination or harassment    22
Complaints regarding code of conduct violations    23
Complete agreement    13
Complete disability    64
Composition    100
Computation of seniority    69
Conclusion of assignment    73
Conditions of flex staff employment (Appendix B)    108
Conducting the interview    90
Consecutive days of work for part-time employees    30
Consensus    15
Continuation of insurance benefits    64
Continuous service    68
Contract variations applicable to salaried employees (Appendix A)    105
Contracting    27
Court appearance    58, 61
Day    16
Default plan    68
Definition of overtime    39
DEFINITIONS (Article 5)    15
Demotion    16
DIFFERENTIAL PAY (Article 10)    43
Disciplinary consequences    57
DISCIPLINE AND DISCHARGE (Article 23)    89
Displaced employee    76
Displacement of least senior employee in same classification    76
Displacement of least senior employee outside of same classification    76
Donating blood    58
Donation eligibility    54
Donation process    54
Downward adjustment    37
Downward and lateral reclassification    86
Downward reclassification    38
Drug and alcohol testing (MOU #1)    124
Dues deduction    2
E-committee and E-board members    12
Education and training hours    86
Education and training    5
Education expense reimbursement    88
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT (Article 22)    86
Educational leave with pay    88
Effect of refusing offer of employment    77
Election leave    61
Electronic recording    90
Eligibility    43, 65, 73
E-mail    17
Employee advisory council (MOU #13)    143
Employee benefits council (Appendix C)    111
Employee premium deductions    67
Employee resource groups (MOU #5)    134
Employee responsibilities    61
Employee responsibility for ill or injured family or household member    56
Employees employed prior to September 11, 1998 (MOU #19)    151
Employees placed on preferential hire list    78
Employees removed following placement under Section 19.4    83
Employees removed following transfer into a new department or work unit    83
Employees removed following transfer within department or work unit    83
Employees working on short notice    97
Employees’ use of e-mail    10
Employer assistance to employees    62
Employer premium reduction    67
Employment outside of bargaining unit    69
EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES (Article 6)    22
Enrollment process for benefit-eligible employees    66
Equal employment opportunity    22
Ergonomics    99
Essential functions    17
Evaluation period employees    75
Evaluation period    17
EVALUATION PERIODS (Article 20)    80
Exception    81
Executive organizational unit (EOU)    17
Expenses of arbitration    96
Exposure to serious communicable disease    99
Extended medical leave    17
Extensions    84
Failure to reach agreement    24
Family medical leave    59
Feedback and communication    82
FILLING OF VACANCIES (Article 18)    70
Final paychecks    39
Flex staff employee    18
Form letter to new flex staff employees (Appendix B)    110
Full-time employee    18, 66
Funding    102
GENERAL PROVISIONS (Article 3)    13
Geographic restrictions on placement    77
Grievance defined    92
Grievance procedure    92
Grievance steps.    93
GRIEVANCES AND ARBITRATION (Article 24)    92
Grievances of specific matters    93
Guidelines on reaching consensus (Appendix G)    120
Hardship fund (MOU #10)    140
HEALTH AND SAFETY (Article 27)    98
Health and safety standards    98
High elevation work    46
Holder of record    2
Holiday compensation    48
Holiday work schedules    48
HOLIDAYS (Article 11)    47
HOURS OF WORK (Article 7)    28
Immediate family and household member    56
Impact on employee pending determination    99
Implementation of new classifications or major revisions of existing classifications    85
Inability to perform duties    25
Inability to report to work    34
Inclement weather team    46
Indemnification    3
Individual development plans    87
Ineligibility for previously approved vacation    52
Informational sessions    6
In-house standby compensation    45
In-house standby    33
Initial selection and notice of layoff    74
Inspection    25
INSURANCE BENEFITS (Article 15)    65
Insurance contributions    66
Insurance coverage and employee benefits council    67
Interfaith locations, interpreting services, safety training, translated document 
    and gender neutral restrooms (MOU #7)    136
Internal job change evaluation period.    82
International recruits    77
Investigatory interviews    89
Involuntary demotion    37
Issuance of disciplinary action    91
Job bid    70
Job change    81
Job posting    71
Jury service    57
Just cause standard (Appendix D)    113
Just cause    89
LABOR MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE (Article 28)    100
Labor management committee (LMC).    100
Lack of work on holidays    80
Lateral transfer    18, 38
LAYOFF (Article 19)    74
Layoff    18
Lead work    45
Leave without pay and time on PHL    69
LEAVES OF ABSENCE (Article 14)    57
Leaves of absence with pay    57
Leaves of absence without pay    59
Limitations    73
Limited duration employee    18
Limited option to transfer plans    68
Limits on pay reductions    92
Longevity rate    36
Loss of eligibility    66
Make-up for time lost    35
MANAGEMENT RIGHTS (Article 4)    15
Management rights    15
Managerial employees    18
Market-based adjustments    36
Maximum annual contribution increase    67
Meal periods    32
Meetings    6
Merit-based adjustments    36
Mileage reimbursement    42
Military leave    60
Military or educational leave    53
Military training leave    58
Modified operations    34
Modified progressive discipline    83
Multiple calls    45
Mutual training responsibility and accurate timekeeping    6
Negotiating team    11
Negotiations for new contract    103
New employee orientation    7
New technology    88
No cashout of sick leave    57
No recruiting prohibition    71
Non-contractual standards and benefits    13
Non-discrimination.    22
Non-guarantee of hours    30
Non-job related illness or injury    24
Non-temporary transfer to separate location    72
Non-waiver of rights    15
Notice of downward reclassification    86
Notice of paid leave cancellation    52
Notice of shift cancellation or curtailment at beginning of shift    80
Notice to new employees    1
Notice    89
Notification    57
Objectives    100
OHSU/AFSCME career and workplace enhancement center (CWE center).    102
OHSU/AFSCME task force on workforce mental health support (MOU #18)    149
On-call pay    44
On-call    33
Options of employees notified of layoff    75
Order of curtailment/cancellation    79
Orientation    18
OSHA safety committee    98
Other changes to previously approved vacation    52
Other meetings distinguished    90
Other union business    12
Overpayments and underpayments    39
OVERTIME AND PREMIUM PAY (Article 9)    39
Overtime compensation    40
Overtime.    39
Paid administrative leave    77
Paid family leave task force (MOU #20)    152
Paid release hours    4
Parking during inclement weather    98
Parking rates    97
Part-time employees    18, 67
Pay periods    23
Pay rate    73
Pay to park hours    97
Pay upon termination    53
Payment of accrued vacation and compensatory time    78
Performance evaluations    28
Performance expectations.    24
Performance improvement plans    89
Personal emergency message procedure    27
Personal or educational leave    59
Personality profiles    27
Personnel file contents    25
Personnel records.    25
Physician or practitioner certification of illness or injury    56
Physician’s or nurse practitioner’s certification    62
Placement in new position    75
Placement of documents in personnel file    26
Placement of full-time employees    77
Placement of part-time employees    77
Placement provisions.    77
Placement    70
Plan election    68
Position descriptions    19, 23
Position held open    63
Posting and application process    72
Posting and awarding of position    70
Posting of varying work schedules    29
Potential contributions to 403(b) plan (MOU #2)    131
PREAMBLE    1
Preceptor pay (MOU #9)    139
Pre-discharge notice    91
Preferential hire list task force (MOU #17)    148
Preferential hire list    19
Premium pay    19
Pre-retirement counseling leave    59
Preservation of right to assign work and change job duties    74
Prior to November 1, 1981    69
Probationary employee    19
Probationary period    80
Progression increases    35
Progression within quartiles    35
Progressive discipline    89
Promotion of development opportunities    86
Promotion    20, 38
Protected activity    6
Provisions applicable to internal applicants only:    72
Purpose    100
Qualified    20, 76
Rate of pay    50
Rates    44
Reasonable efforts when modified operations is not declared    35
Reasonable grounds criteria    57
Reclassification    20, 38
RECOGNITION AND UNION SECURITY (Article 1)    1
Recognition    1
Recognized holidays    47
Reemployment obligations.    71
Refusal to perform allegedly unsafe work    98
Regular and limited duration employees    65
Regular employee    20
Regular position    20
Regular rate of pay    20
Release for legislative activities    12
Release for work.    63
Release time    6, 96
Relief employees    20, 65
Removal from list    78
Removal of materials    26
REORGANIZATIONS AND CLASSIFICATION CHANGES (Article 21)    84
Reorganizations    84
Report pay    30
Report to work late    34
Reporting inappropriate use of resources, waste or fraud    26
Requests for alternate work schedules    29
Requests for flexible work schedules    29
Required attendance at educational and training functions    87
Requirements of job position    87
Rest periods    32
Restoration of accrual rates    50
Restoration of sick leave    57
Restriction on additional bids    70
RETIREMENT (Article 16)    68
Return from layoff to same job classification    38
Return to employment following termination    69
Right of rebuttal    26
Right to remove during evaluation period    83
Right to return to previous position    79
Safety devices and clothing    98
Salary adjustments upon change in status.    37
Savings clause    14
Scheduling and assignment of overtime    40
Scheduling of vacations.    50
Scheduling of work.    28
Search or rescue operation    58
Selection process and priority to internal candidates.    71
Selection process    68
Selection    73, 95
SENIORITY (Article 17)    68
Seniority defined    68
Seniority list    69
Severance pay    78
Severance program (Appendix F)    116
Shared responsibility    87
Shift curtailment and cancellation    79
Shift differential    43
Shift trades.    33
Shifts in excess of 12 hours    28
Shuttle buses    34
SICK LEAVE (Article 13)    55
Sick leave on retirement    57
Split shifts    28
Staffing escalation (MOU #11)    141
State involvement    99
Steward    21
Straight rate of pay    21
Strategic transportation and parking advisory committee    97
Strategies for reducing on-call work (MOU #6)    135
STRIKES, LOCKOUTS AND PICKET LINES (Article 25)    96
Student workers    21
Submission and granting of vacation and holiday time off requests    51
Supervisors    21
Survey information    36
Suspension of seniority rights    89
Suspension    21
Telecommuting task force (MOU #3)    132
Temporary employees and contract workers    74
Temporary employees and flex staff    65
Temporary employees    21
Temporary employment credit    81
TERM AND DURATION (Article 29)    102
Term of agreement    102
Termination during probationary period    81
Termination of employment    67
Termination    21
Test and interview leave    58
Tie-breaker    69
Time extensions    92
Time loss    62
Time off between regularly scheduled shifts    32
Timekeeping records    23
Training positions    73
Transfer of positions to different shift    70
Transmissions to union    92
Transport work    46
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING (Article 26)    97
Travel expenses and allowances    39
TriMet bus pass program (MOU #8)    138
Tuition discounts    87
Unauthorized absences    91
Unavailability of displacement    76
Uniforms    27
Union communications from external sources    9
Union communications from internal sources    10
Union conventions    13
Union leave hours (MOU #15)    145
Union leave    11
Union membership and fair share    2
Union notice of meetings, training sessions and on-call calendar    5
Union officers (MOU #16)    146
Union president    12
UNION PROVISIONS (Article 2)    3
Union representation    93
Union representatives    3, 22
Union security.    2
Union stewards.    3
Unit clarification    1
Unit procedures    50
Upward adjustments    36, 38
Upward reclassification    38, 86
Use of campus mail    8
Use of employer’s electronic mail    9
Use of vacation    50
Utilization and payment of sick leave    55
Vacancy in executive organizational unit    75
Vacancy in work unit    75
Vacant position    22
Vacation donation pool.    54
Vacation opportunities    50
VACATIONS (Article 12)    49
Voluntary cashout    53
Voluntary demotion    37
Voluntary waiver of daily overtime (Appendix E)    114
Voluntary waiver of shift differential (Appendix H)    122
Weekend differential    47
When applicable    82
When attendance is the issue    90
When call-back is required    45
When job bid is unnecessary    70
Withholding of wage increase    36
Work beyond assigned shift    44
Work from home    44
Work life balance    23
Work modifications    24
Work on a holiday    48
Work on recognized holiday    43
Work out of classification    46
Work unit    22
Work week and extended work period    28
Work with dangerous materials    99
Workers’ compensation    61
Written feedback    81, 82
Years of service    50
 


 

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