4 Status and the Employment Contract The status of labour allows collective bargaining in the federal sector and is the legal framework for these negotiations. The framework agreement (and other negotiated agreements) are the result of collective bargaining. The status of the work applies to all agencies; The master contract applies only to forest service units organized by the NFFE. 9 Changes to the bargaining unit (Article 1) Management informs the Union before changing the BU status of a position. If the Union and management fail to reach an agreement, the Union can file a petition with the FLRA. During this process, the BU status is not changed, but the direction may affect the work accordingly. The Union will inform management if it believes that the BU status of a position must be changed before going to FLRA. 2 Purpose of the Course Review your roles, Responsibilities and rights as managers, supervisors and employees under the status and employment contract (FS/NFFE) Identify the importance of maintaining a good working relationship between management and the union Helping to identify your employment relationships Resources 5 What is the Master Agreement contract between the Forest Service and the NFFE Forest Service Board negotiated by the Forest Service and the NFFE Procedures Agreement, Rights, responsibilities, conditions of employment and working conditions This is not the EU contract or the FOREST SERVICE contract. It`s OUR contract. 93 Maxiflex Summary (More) Employees must be on duty for 3 to 3 hours 3/2 three days a week (depending on the lunch break) – i.e. 18 to 21 basic hours per salary period Employee can choose, work at any time within the service time limit to complete its basic working time of 80 hours – these are sliding hours which, with the agreement of the supervisor, 165 duration and extended (Article 45) from 25 October 2010.
The MA will be extended until a new agreement comes into force. Over the course of life, the AD can only be opened by mutual agreement or, if necessary, through legislative changes. 57 Delays (Article 9.11) Delays begin with “day 1” the day after the appearance or transfer. All extensions must be agreed. Requests for information extend the time frame. -For the Union, the time is extended to the same period to obtain information -For management, extended delay of 15 days Delay missed by the grieving party breaks the delay of claim missed by the decision officially in the appeal process results in liability for arbitration costs. 58 establishments (Article 9.11) Counts are recorded and signed by the Grievant, the Union and the Decision Officer. (Annex E) Settlements solve all problems and put an end to the complaint. If it is alleged that the transaction was not followed, each party may initiate a new action in Stage 1 within 30 days because it did not follow the transaction contract or reintegrate the complaint into the next stage from which the transaction occurred.
26 Formal interviews (Article 5.4) The President or President of the Local Union is duly informed of the possibility of participating in formal interviews and participating in formal interviews. Any meeting between one or more forest service representatives and one or more staff members of the Collective Agreements Unit on any complaint, policy or practice of staff or any other general condition of employment is a formal debate.