Contract Negotiations. Where operational requirements permit, and on reasonable notice, the Employer shall grant leave with pay for not more than two (2) representatives of the bargaining unit for the purpose of attending contract negotiation meetings with the Employer on behalf of the Union. Such permission shall not be unreasonably withheld.
Contract Negotiations. Business Manager shall advise Practice with --------------------- respect to and negotiate, either directly or on Practice's behalf, as appropriate, all contractual arrangements with third parties as are reasonably necessary and appropriate for Practice's provision of Medical Services and for Practice's operation of the Dispensary Business, including, without limitation, Managed Care Contracts. Practice hereby constitutes and appoints Business Manager as Practice's agent for the purpose of negotiating and executing on behalf of Practice and its Physicians any Managed Care Contract approved by the Policy Board, as well as any modifications, extensions and renewals of such Managed Care Contracts. Practice also designates Business Manager as Practice's agent for the further purpose of giving and receiving notices required or permitted to be given and received under such Managed Care Contracts. Any notice received by Business Manager on behalf of Practice shall be transmitted to Practice as soon as practicable. Business Manager may engage such consultants as Business Manager deems necessary and appropriate to pursue and negotiate Managed Care Contracts for Practice, and Practice authorizes Business Manager to negotiate, for approval by the Policy Board, agreements for Subcontractor Costs. Notwithstanding the foregoing, upon approval of the Policy Board of any Managed Care Contract, Business Manager shall deliver a copy of such contract to Practice for its review and approval. Practice may accept or reject any Managed Care Contract by delivering written notice to Business Manager within five (5) business days of its receipt of such Contract. Practice's failure to respond within such five-day period shall be deemed an acceptance of the Managed Care Contract for all purposes.
Contract Negotiations. The Association may designate no more than seven (7) bargaining unit members who will serve as the negotiation committee and will be allowed to attend the number of negotiation sessions, agreed upon by the Association and management, without loss of pay. The Association will notify the Employer of those members who will be designated as the bargaining team.
Contract Negotiations. 27 1. The Union's Negotiating Team shall consist of not more than four (4) 28 members, three (3) of whom may be employees. The County Negotiating Team shall also 29 consist of not more than four (4) members. County employees participating in such 30 negotiations will be allowed to do so without loss of pay. The Union and County may 31 mutually agree to a different number of negotiating team members, appointing an equal 1 number of representatives from labor and management.
Contract Negotiations. Service Company shall advise Provider with --------------------- respect to and negotiate, either directly or on Provider's behalf, as appropriate, such contractual arrangements with third parties as are reasonably necessary and appropriate for Provider's provision of Dental Care, including without limitation negotiated price agreements with third party payors, alternative delivery systems, or other purchasers of group dental care services; provided that no contract or arrangement regarding the provision of Dental Care shall be entered into without Provider Consent.
Contract Negotiations. Meetings shall be conducted 50% on work time and 50% on non-work time. Up to five (5) members of the Union's Bargaining Committee, including the Union President, shall be granted time off with pay if negotiations are during working hours. The members of the Bargaining Committee shall receive up to an additional eight (8) hours of pay for negotiation preparation and caucusing activities. The Union Bargaining Committee of five (5) employees shall be selected by the Union in accordance with the Union's internal policies.