May 4, 2013

Article 33 E

Step I – Informal grievances must be filed within thirty calendar days after the incident occurs. This time limit will not apply where it is established that the employee had no way of being aware of the incident.

Article 31 A (1)

The Agency will provide the Union the opportunity to be represented at any examination of an employee in the unit by a representative of the Agency if: a. the employee reasonably believes that the examination may result in disciplinary action against the employee; b. and the employee requests representation. This right is derived from the …

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Article 28 H

Where mutually agreeable to all employees affected, and approved by the supervisor, employees may trade shifts out of the normal rotation. The supervisor will not unreasonably withhold approval of a request to trade shifts. This provision still applies, regardless of the terms of the bid shift agreement.

Article 28 G

When practical, an employee will be given at least 24 hours advance notice of individual shift changes. Individuals involved in a change of shifts should be notified of the reason for the change.

Article 28 D

The Agency agrees that it will attempt to assign consecutive days off duty consistent with the Agency’s mission. Assigned days off will be assigned by seniority as requested by the employee. Nothing in this article will preclude Agents from swapping assigned days off duty with other employees from the same tour of duty.

Article 28 C

Except in emergency, the Agency agrees to schedule eight hours between changes in shifts, and when practical, will schedule more time between shifts.

Article 28 B

Assignment of tours of duty shall be posted five days in advance in the appropriate work area covering at least a two-week period.

Article 26 O

Except for training courses, details away from the normal duty station will not exceed 35 calendar days, unless the employee volunteers for a longer period.

Article 26 N

The Agency agrees that for operational details requiring advance planning, as much advance notice as possible will be given to employees selected for the detail.