Past Practices. The District is not bound by any past practices of the District or understandings with any employee unless such past practices or understandings are specifically stated in this Agreement.
Past Practices. Any and all agreements, written and verbal, previously entered into between the parties hereto are mutually cancelled and superseded by this Agreement. Unless specifically provided herein to the contrary, past practices shall not be binding on the Employer. The Employer will not make any changes in past practices that would have the effect of discriminating solely against members of the bargaining unit. The Employer will communicate any changes in past practices to the staff in advance of the change.
Past Practices. Following is the list of past practices pursuant to Section V.C. of the 1997-2001 Agreement. Official Representatives The contract negotiating team shall continue to be paid for release time to participate in negotiation, mediation and arbitration during the employee’s regular work hours. Work Schedules Two fifteen (15) minute breaks shall continue to be provided for each full-time shift– one in a.m. and one in p.m. One unpaid thirty (30) minute meal period shall continue to be provided at approximately mid-shift. For purposes of working overtime, a meal and/or break periods will continue to be provided as required by law. Safety The City will continue to supply all safety shoes and safety equipment. APPENDIX C: CARPENTERS, LOCAL 22 The following terms in this Appendix apply only to employees represented by The Northern California Carpenters Regional Council, Local 22. 1. PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT PREMIUM Employees shall receive an additional one dollar and fifty cents ($1.50) per hour above their base rate for each hour assigned to work requiring the use of a disposable Tyvek (or other similar material) suit, air purifying respirator, fall protection equipment (harness), or a personal floatation device. 2. PAST PRACTICES City-WideApplies to entire Carpenters bargaining unit: ParkingParking as currently provided shall continue in each respective department as available. Effective 7/1/2013, MTA employees shall be required to pay for their own parking based on fees established by MTA. Work GearThe City shall continue to provide overalls (ie: Ben Davis type or comparable) per MOU. MUNI Cable Car DivisionWork SchedulesTwo fifteen (15) minute breaks shall continue to be provided for each full-time shift. Overtime shall continue to be distributed equally within the division.Vacation sign-ups shall continue on a seniority basis within the division. Preparation time/clean-up time of ten (10) minutes at the start of the shift and ten (10) minutes at the end of the shift shall continue to be provided. SafetySafety meetings shall continue per CAL-OSHA requirements.
Past Practices. The parties recognize the Employer’s full right to direct the work force and to issue rules, regulations and procedures and that these rights are diminished only by the law and this Agreement, including interpretative decisions which may evolve pursuant to the proper exercise of authority given by the law or this Agreement.
Past Practices. The parties recognize the Employer's full right to direct the work force and to issue rules, regulations and procedures and that these rights are diminished only by the law and this Agreement, including interpretative decisions which may evolve pursuant to the proper exercise of authority given by the law or this Agreement.The Employer is not limited, confined, or restricted by past practice, rule, custom, or regulation in making changes in policies, procedures, rules, and regulations to carry out the mission of the Department.However, this Article shall not be interpreted to restrict the Association's right to bargain the impact of mandatory subjects of bargaining or the impact of permissive subjects of bargaining where the Employer is compelled to negotiate over the matter by state law or by law, bargain the decision. In the case of disagreement between the parties, the Employment Relations Board shall make the decision under this sub-section as to whether the Employer is compelled to negotiate under State law.The parties recognize that the rules and policies of the department may involve both mandatory and permissive subjects of bargaining; therefore the Department will not substantively change a mandatory subject of bargaining in a rule or policy without first notifying the Association.
Past Practices. The Employer may change a past practice after providing the Union with written notice. If the Union wishes to bargain about the change to past practice, then it will so indicate in writing to the Employer within fifteen (15) working days of receipt of the Employer's notice. Bargaining shall conclude within thirty (30) working days of the Union’s request to bargain. If no written request is submitted by the Union or if no settlement is reached within the thirty (30) working days’ time period, then the Employer may proceed with the change to past practice so long as the change does not affect the specific terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. In the event of a bona fide emergency, no notice or bargaining is required before implementing the change.