2005-2007 Collective Bargaining Agreement
Table of Contents
43.1. The Employer agrees to enter into a tool rental agreement with department mechanics of the automotive garage, wherein the Employer shall pay a fee for the employee's use of such tools in the service of the Employer. The agreement shall be of legal form and shall contain as minimum provisions the following:
- Rental fee of two hundred dollars ($200.00) per year.
- Ownership and use shall remain vested in the employee.
- The employee shall furnish tools less than one (1) inch.
43.2. Exempt law enforcement employees of the Department of Safety who are required to work on a scheduled day off shall be paid at one and one-half (1.5) times the regular rate for all hours worked and shall be guaranteed a minimum of eight and one-half (8.5) hours compensation. Such employees may choose to take compensatory time off at the rate of one and one-half (1.5) hours for each hour worked in lieu of payment.
43.3. mployer shall provide prescription safety glasses for all members of the State Police Forensic Lab.
43.4. Any employee who receives a change in job assignment may state orally or in writing to the appropriate supervisor any adverse conditions which may result from the temporary assignment, and receive reasonable consideration and accommodation when possible.
43.5. For the purpose of determining the locations of fire extinguishers and first aid kits provided in the common agreement with all state agencies, each Motor Vehicle registration substation and the Department of Safety Service boat house at Glendale shall be considered as a separate work area.
43.6. The Motor Vehicle Division shall continue its efforts to provide state-owned substations with proper hygienic and environmental conditions as may promote safe and healthful working conditions.
43.7. The administration shall provide each employee with a manual of procedure when completed, which pertains to the Division or Department section to which he/she is assigned.
43.8. The presidents of Chapters 23 and 40 of the Association shall be allowed to submit, in writing, topics of employee concerns to the Commissioner, Director of Motor Vehicles, the Director of State Police, and Director of Safety Services.
43.9. CChapters 23 and 40 shall be allowed to utilize the Department of Safety Courier Service (during its normal routine schedule) without cost to reach unit employees in the field and the electronic mail system(s) referenced in 3.3.1..
43.10. Job specifications shall be made available to employee on request.
43.11. The Employer agrees to counsel or reprimand employees in private.
43.12. The Deputy Fire Marshall(s), Fire Investigator(s), and Tramway and Amusement Ride Inspectors shall receive an annual clothing allowance of $350.00.
43.13. Notwithstanding other provisions of this Agreement, classified law enforcement personnel of the Department of Safety shall be paid at one and one-half (1.5) times the regular rate for all hours worked on a calendar holiday and shall be guaranteed a minimum of eight and one-half (8.5) hours compensation. If the calendar holiday falls on an employee's regularly scheduled day off, the employee shall receive pay for the day in an amount equal to the regular rate for eight and one-half (8.5) hours.
43.14. The Employer shall not charge the employee for repair/replacement of any issued equipment if loss of damage occurred in the normal performance of the employees assigned duty.
43.15. The Department of Safety management agrees to post on each Division's bulletin board, and mail to all enforcement personnel who are not assigned to the Headquarters office in Concord, any new job postings, area openings, and any other related filing to which an employee may be entitled for consideration..
43.16 An employee will be informed, immediately, in writing, of a third party complaint, and when and if a disciplinary investigation is complete and of the determination.
43.17. There will be six (6) handicapped parking spaces provided for Department of Safety employees.
43.18.Article VIII, Section 8.5. shall not apply to law enforcement employees of the Department of Safety.
43.19. In addition to the rights and benefits provided herein, full time permanent employees of the Marine Patrol Bureau who are certified police officers shall:
- Be paid a minimum of four (4) hours at the applicable rate in lieu of the three (3) hour minimum provided for “call back” and for court or administrative appearances. If, however, the four (4) hour minimum for a court or administrative appearance would cover any on-duty hours, compensation will be paid on an hour-for-hour basis.
- Be entitled to two (2) additional calendar holidays per year in lieu of the two (2) floating holidays provided by Article IX, Sections 9.6 through 9.6.6. The additional days shall be Fast Day and Columbus Day.
- Accrue leave at the following rates in lieu of the rates provided by Article X, Section 10.1.:
|Years Service ||Hours per Month ||Hrs per Yr/Maximum|
And be notified within three (3) days as to the approval or denial of requested leave.
- Not be entitled to accrue any bonus leave, notwithstanding Article XI, Section 11.1.1.