ADVOCATES Sample Clauses

ADVOCATES. The Union shall designate up to two worker representatives per work shift as advocates. The advocate is the worker representative position responsible for handling grievances and disciplinary issues with the Operator. Immediately following designation of said advocate (s), the Union shall confirm this appointment by written notice to the Operator. The activities of the advocate shall not interfere with the performance of his/her work or the work of other workers of the Operator. Any time spent by the advocate on Union matters or acting in his/her capacity will not be compensated by Operator, except for time spent investigating and presenting grievances. Advocates will not be compensated by the Operator for time spent in adjusting grievances beyond that which is reasonable. In no case will the Operator be required to pay for time spent adjusting grievances to the extent such time would result in overtime. Under no circumstances shall the Operator be required to pay more than one (1) advocate for attendance at a grievance meeting unless a senior advocate is assisting a junior advocate. An advocate may not communicate with workers, the Union, or representatives of the Operator concerning Union business on working time, without first obtaining the permission of his/her immediate supervisor or other representative of the Operator. Such permission will not be unreasonably denied. The advocate shall not direct any worker how to perform or not to perform his/her work in his/her role as an advocate, shall not countermand the order of any supervisor and shall not interfere with the normal operations of the Operator or any other worker. An advocate may not communicate with the Union office by telephone during working time without first obtaining the permission of his/her immediate supervisor or other representative of the Operator. Such permission shall not be unreasonably denied. The Union office may communicate with an advocate during working hours by telephoning the advocate’s immediate supervisor or department manager. Such calls to the advocate shall be limited to two (2) calls per day of ten (10) minutes in duration. Any notification by the Operator to the Union shall be in writing delivered to the Union at its offices with a copy to the advocate designated by the Union.
ADVOCATES. ‌ The Union may select employee representatives as Advocates from among employees in the bargaining unit. The Advocate will be recognized by the Employer upon written notification by the Union. An Advocate shall be permitted time off with pay to attend a meeting with management concerning grievances or labor relations matters. Upon completion of the meeting, an Advocate will report back to his/her supervisor. Unless otherwise agreed to by the Employer, other Union business shall be conducted only during non-working time and shall not interfere with the work of other employees. The Union shall be allotted up to three (3) shifts of paid release time in each facility annually for Advocate Training. Sufficient advance notice shall be provided to the Employer to ensure adequate staffing levels on the date of the training. Subject to appropriate advance notice and scheduling requirements, up to a total of four (4) Advocates per calendar year per facility shall be granted one (1) day, eight (8) hours, unpaid time, except that an employee may choose to utilize any earned paid time off (i.e. vacation), to attend Union sponsored training in leadership, representation and dispute resolution. An advocate may communicate with the Union office by telephone during working time after first obtaining the permission of his/her immediate supervisor or other representative of the Employer. Such permission shall not be unreasonably denied. The Union office may communicate with an advocate during working hours by telephoning the Advocate’s immediate supervisor or department manager. Such calls to an advocate shall be limited to two (2) calls per day of ten
ADVOCATES. For purposes of representation and mutual administration of the contract, the Union will designate advocates from among its members employed by the Employer. The advocate position is the worker representative position responsible for handling grievances and disciplinary issues with the Employer. The Union will notify the Employer when an advocate has been designated.
ADVOCATES a) The Union President and Labor Relations Department Manager will select the respective advocates.
ADVOCATES. For the purpose of representation and mutual administration of the contract, the Union shall designate advocates from among its members employed by the Employer . The advocate position is the worker representative position responsible for handling grievances and disciplinary issues with the Employer, and for participation on Labor/Management Committee(s) or for other designated activities as mutually agreed upon by the Parties. The Employer agrees to compensate designated advocates at their regular rate of pay for their involvement in leadership activities. These activities are defined as participation on the Labor- Management Committee and other regularly scheduled committees and work groups as mutually agreed upon that benefit both the Union and the Employer, and actual time spent as part of the Grievance Procedure. This compensation will be available for a maximum of 1,050 hours during each contract year. Up to 200 hours may be used for training CCS HCAs who will be on the Labor/Management Committee or and Advocate, provided that a portion of the training shall be done jointly with CCS staff.
ADVOCATES. (Someone other than you who is authorized to contact us with reference to the Beneficiary’s account). Name: Address: Phone: E-Mail Address: Relationship to Beneficiary: Name: Address: Phone: E-Mail Address: Relationship to Beneficiary:
ADVOCATES. The Union’s advocate: [name of advocate] The Employer’s advocate: [name of advocate] The parties may change their respective advocate during the negotiations, provided reasonable notice of the change is given to the other party. In such case the party making the change shall ensure that its new advocate is thoroughly briefed on the progress of negotiations to date.
ADVOCATES. To support employees in their commitment to continuing education and life-long learning, Advocates shall be appointed and Advocate Committees shall be established. These committees are co-chaired by union and management advocates. While time off for Advocates to perform their duties is voluntary time, instances may arise where the Company and local union may mutually agree to compensate the Advocate Committees with paid time off under Section 15.11 of this Agreement (Excused Paid Time- Union Management Meetings) at the recommendation of the PATHWAYS Board. Upon written request, the Board may also agree to provide, out of its administrative budget, reimbursement to an Advocate Committee for expenses such as supplies, mileage, lodging, or meals.
ADVOCATES. To support employees in their commitment to continuing education and life-long learning, Advocates shall be appointed. While time off for Advocates to perform their duties is voluntary time, instances may arise where the Company and local union may mutually agree to compensate the Advocate Committees with paid time off under Section 15.10 of this Agreement (Excused Paid Time-Union Management Meetings) at the recommendation of the PATHWAYS Committee. Upon written request, the Committee may also agree to provide, out of its administrative budget, reimbursement to an Advocate Committee for expenses such as supplies, Pathways Committee. PROGRAM SUMMARY Effective January 1, 2009, eligible Employees may participate in the PATHWAYS Program, up to the annual tuition/book/fees cap of five thousand two hundred and fifty dollars ($5,250).