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A Grievance is defines as any _ concerning the _ or application of this MOU or of departmental rules and regulations governing personnel _ or _ and _?

Dispute

Interpretation or Application

Personnel practices and working conditions

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What is Grievable? ??? need to finish

Board of Rights Decision, through Arbitration

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What is NOT Grievable? 

An impasse in meeting or conferring upon the terms of proposed MOU

Probationary Employee Terminations

Definition of Term "Personnel File" Under FBOR Selection/De Selection of Employees to serve in an "acting Capacity" "14 day suspension"

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A Grievant is?

An employee or Union when Grievance affect a class or group of Employees

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Procedures of the Grievance process?

1. Informal Discussion with immediate "supervisor F226A" 2. Chief officer level of review "F226B by Grievant" 3. FIre chief level of review 4. Mediation "Optional" 5. Arbitration

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Grievant has responsibility to discuss grievance informally with?

Immediate Supervisor

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Grievance shall be waved if not presented to Immediate supervisor within, following the event?

15 Calendar days Day grievance reasonably should have had knowledge of event

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At the INFORMAL level Grievance may have representative when?

Member desires

9

Immediate supervisor shall notify the grievance and process the necessary documentation within _ following hi/her meeting with the grievance?

15 Calendar days

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The report of the INFORMAL grievance discussion is?

F226A

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If grievance is not settled at the Informal Discussion level, the Grievant may serve written notice of the grievance on form?

F226B

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Step 2. "Chief Officer level" the form must be completed and served on said Chief Officer within _ of the receipt of the grievance response at step 1?

15 Calendar days of receipt of grievance

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Step 2. The designated Chief Officer shall meet with the grievance and his/her representative, if any, within _ from the date of service. A decision and statement of the facts shall be rendered within _ of the meeting with the Grievant?

15 calendar days 15 calendar days

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If Grievance is not settled at step 2. the grievance may, within _ following receipt of written response at step 2 or the last days of the responce period provided for in step 2, serve written appeal on form _ to the _ who shall forward it to the Fire Chief or Designee

15 calendars F226B ERO

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If such notice is served, the Fire Chief or designee shall meet with the grievance, and his/her representative, within _ from the date of service. A written decision or statement of facts shall be rendered within _ from the date of grievance meeting?

15 Business Days 15 Business Days

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If Mediation is chosen and a settlement is possible, the mediator may render an option. Such option is _ and _ be used during any subsequent arbitration?

Advisory Shall not be used

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If a grievance is NOT settled, the grievant and Union may jointly file a written request for arbitration; an arbitrator shall be selected from a list of _ arbitrators within _ following the receipt of the list

7 arbitrators 7 calendar days

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The decision of an arbitrator resulting from arbitration of a grievance shall be?

Binding upon the parties

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A grievance following a decision by the Board of Rights may be submitted to ARBITRATION and must be filed within _ following the decision of the Board?

15 calendar days

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Steps and time limits to the grievance process may be waved by?

mutual agreement

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_ may file a grievance affecting a class or group of employees?

Union

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A grievance affecting a CLASS or GROUP of employees, shall be filed in writing to _ or designee, within _ following the day during which event occurred or reasonably should have knowledge of the event?

Fire Chief 15 business days

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The department recognizes the right of each employee to represent _ or to be represented by a representative of _ in presenting of a grievance in the _ with his/her supervisor and in all review levels?

him/herself or his/her choice Informal discussion

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A response may be filed to an ADVERSE comment or PERFORMANCE evaluation entered in his/her personnel file within_?

30 calendar days

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Members may review their personnel files under the following conditions?

Upon request During hours personnel department is open Notification with business of department

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If an employee believes that any portion of his/her file is mistakenly or unlawfully placed in his/her folder, the employee may request that the mistaken or unlawful portion be corrected or deleted. This request must be in _? The department shall notify the employee of its decision within _ or receipt of the request?

Writing 30 calendar days

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If the department receives an outside request for disclosure of records from an employee's official Department personnel folder, the Department shall provide the employee notice of the request within _ of the departments receipt of the request?

3 work days

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An INVESTIGATORY review shall be conducted at a date and time that us mutually convenient to the _, _ and _ within _ from the date the department electronically transmit the PSD interview notification to the employee and Union?

Department Union Employee 21 calendar days

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In the event that Department determines that matter is TIME SENSITIVE and an investigatory interview is necessary, the employee shall have a minimum of _ to secure a representative?

90 min

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Term "Time Sensitive" includes?

Significant Traffic Accidents In custody deaths Wrongful deaths FF fatality Serious Injuries, likely hood of litigation

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Any locker, desk or other locked storage place used exclusively by an employee shall not be searched without the presence/consent except when?

Employee was given reason notice Authorize representative to be present as witness Employee refuses or fails to be present Employee must be informed prior to search

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Arbitrators ability to schedule within _ days and submit written ruling within _ hours from close of hearing?

60 days 48 hrs

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Dispute over definition of "personnel folder" under FBOR shall not be?

Grievable

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HOLIDAYS, _ days off in lieu of holidays each year? Employees on 4/10 receive an additional HALF day holiday XMAS eve (am) New Years Eve (am)

13 days

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Employees who work on one of the holidays shall receive an additional _ for each hour? Thanksgiving, XMAS Eve, XMAS Day, New Years Eve.

$7.50

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VACATIONS, _ Calendar days vacation annually?Upon completion of 10 years of service, entitled to _ calendar days annually?

16 calendar days 24 calendar days

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If an employee remains on call for court and NOT required to appear to court, the employee shall receive?

3 hours at time and a half

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During the presentation of a Grievance a member may be represented during what review level?

All review levels

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The start of a "personal medical leave" for a members own serious health condition shall begin?

On the date requested by the employee

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Maximum "FAMILY ILLNESS" max?

12 work days or 6 shifts

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IMMEDIATE FAMILY members for use of family illness?

Current step parents Step Child Foster Child Domestic partners child. grandchild, mother, father Father in law Mother in law

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SHOW UP pay member shall receive a minimum of?

4 hours straight time

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Member will receive FLSA for pay when total work hours are over 204 hrs?

vacation leave

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Supervisor must meet with Grievance within _ after the informal discussion?

15 calendar days

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Minimum compensation a member would receive for APPEARING in COURT is?

2 hours at time and a half

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Time permitted to secure representation for a NON-TIME SENSITIVE INVESTIGATORY interview is _?

21 calendar days

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Cash payment for Overtime will be allowed for an initial period of _?

6 minutes

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Court of competent jurisdiction is defined as a court within the county in which the employee resides or if outside the county of residence, the place of appearance must be within _ miles?

150 miles

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Member assigned to 4/10 work schedule, shall be allowed to attend in all city sponsored BLOO DRIVES up to _ on City time?

2 hours

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Members off duty on a Long-term leave where their EMT certification expires, shall obtain EMT cert. within _ of their return to duty date?

2 months

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Platoon duty personnel may accumulate _ hours of banked time?

432 MOU 216 MOP

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Maximum time and a half rate paid for a person who testifies at a BOARD of RIGHTS, regardless of hours spent at the hearing when OFF duty is?

3 hours at time and a half

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Minimum duration of "BONDING LEAVE" is _ and on any TWO occasions an employee is entitled to such bonding for a time period of not less than ONE day but not less than_?

two weeks two weeks

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Supervisors of members assigned to a 4/10 schedule, shall ensure not less than _ days prior to members transfer to PLATOON DUTY that all banked time accrued is taken off?

60 days

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Member may take FAMILY LEAVE for a "SERIOUS CONDITION" requiring an absence greater than _ days involving CONTINUING treatment or supervision by health care provider

3 days

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Whenever the Department assigns an employee on a TEMPORARY basis to perform the full range of duties of a vacant higher position, Department shall initiate action to appointed qualified employee to said position in the event the assignment exceeds?

30 consecutive calendar days

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Management has the right to request and verify certification os a SERIOUS health condition by a health care provider, under the family and Medical Leave. Management shall allow employee at least _ to obtain the medical certificate?

15 calendar day

58

A subject of an investigation will NOT be provided notice and informed of the nature of the investigation when the Fire Chief has determined that?

The charge is serious and warrants placing the member under investigation

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Any changes to the Manual of Operations shall be provided electronically to the Union by the Department at least _ prior to the effective date of the change?

72 hrs

60

Matter alleged to be both a Grievance and an Unfair labor practice may be processed as?

Either or but NOT as BOTH

61

Major Holidays that an employee receives additional compensation for each hour worked?

Thanksgiving XMAS Eve XMAS Day New Years EVE

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Employee shall be allowed to accumulate a maximum of _ working days for SICK LEAVE at 100% pay?

136 hours

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Employees assigned to a 4/10 sick leave with full pay not to exceed _ in any calendar year, PREVENTATIVE MEDICAL LEAVE?

96hrs

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SHOW UP pay for member will be compensated straight time for?

4 hours

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Cancellations for overtime days should normally be made at least _ hours in advance and not normally between the hours of _?

4 hours 2230-0630

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Member assigned to platoon duty normally works _ 24 hr periods on duty in each _ calendar day period?

"9" 24hrs shifts "27" calendar day period

67

Employee assigned to a 4/10 schedule shall work _ hours in each day period?

40 hrs 7 day period

68

An employee who is scheduled for an OFF-Duty safety watch and is notified of the cancellation of watch prior to reporting to duty, not less than 4 hours prior to shall receive _ hours of pay?

2 hours

69

An employee who reports for a scheduled SAFETY watch shall receive a minimum _ hours of pay?

4 hours

70

A FF who allows his/her EMT certificate to expire shall have their EMT bonus terminated?

Beginning of the pay period, following the certificates expiration date

71

A FF who is off long term IOD/NIOD and whose MET certificate expires shall OBTAIN recertification within?

2 months

72

A FF whose performance is rated unsatisfactory shall continue to receive longevity pay for?

6 months

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Dept. assigned a member to perform the full range of duties of a higher level position, due to TEMPORARY ABSENCE of the INCUMBENT, the acting member shall become eligible for additional compensation upon completion of?

10 consecutive working days

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Whenever the Dept. assigns a member on a temporary basis to perform full range of duties of a VACANT HIGHER level position, the acting member shall become eligible for additional pay?

The first day of assignment

75

4/10 personnel may accumulate _ hours of banked time?

240 hours

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Reasonable amount of time for a FF to obtain a representative for representation is a maximum of?

21 calendars

77

If a FF REPORTS to court while on call, he/she shall receive a minimum of _ compensation at time and a half? And will receive time and a half for every actual _ at court?

2 hours hour at court

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A FF who is summoned to jury duty shall be assigned to an Administrative Detail in an extended trial of _ days or more?

30 days

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FAMILY LEAVE a pregnant employee may be eligible for up to _ for CHILDBIRTH disability and up to an additional _ for the purpose of bonding?

4 months 4 months

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BONDING LEAVE does not have to be taken in one continuous period of time. The minimum duration of bonding leave is _ and on any TWO occasions is entitled to such leave for a time period of not less than _ but less than _ duration?

2 weeks 1 day 2 weeks

81

Member on Personal Medical leave may use accrued compensatory time off with?

Managements approval after Exhaustion of 100% sick leave

82

Licensed Paramedics shall attend continuing education on an _ basis?

On or off duty basis

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Maximum ACCRUED vacation time for a member with more than 10 years of service?

72 calendar days