Article 29 – Duration

ARTICLE 29 

DURATION

29.1     DURATION:    The parties agree that the current contract including all side agreements and the negotiated changes become the successor contract for 2019-20, 202-21, and 2021-22, expiring June 30, 2022.

 

29.2     REOPENING: During the 2021-22 fiscal year, the contract is subject to re-openers.  Each party may designate up to two articles each year to be reopened (excluding compensation and the District’s contribution towards benefits, unless a trigger within this agreement allows for reopening on total compensation). As specifically stipulated in other areas of the 2019-20 tentative agreement, some articles (e.g. benefits related to new plans, evaluation, etc.) will be subject to review during the period prior to 2021-22.  In addition, the following articles/issues will automatically reopen:

• Article 20 to discuss professional-development units submitted for

advancement on the salary schedule, as well as educational units

earned “over and above” terminal degrees

• Evaluation of partially online (hybrid) classes

• Student Evaluations (evaluate pilot program and next steps)

• Part-Time Parity Plan Phase 1 and 2 (including possible cost-saving

ideas, such as changes to part-time health benefits)

• Discipline and Investigations of Alleged Misconduct

• Religious Leave

• Flex Reporting and Activities

• Benefits (to implement new High-Deductible Plan and HSAs)

• Article 7 Connected to Ongoing Work of the Load Task Force

• Intellectual Property Rights Side-Letter Templates

29.2.1         Should reopening occur and agreement not be reached during a period of forty-five (45) calendar days from such opening, either party may submit an unresolved dispute to the impasse procedures of the Public Employment Relations Board.

29.3     SUCCESSOR AGREEMENT:  Negotiations for a Successor Agreement will begin not later than sixty (60) calendar days from receipt of written demands and contract changes from the other party.

26.3.1         Should agreement not be reached during a period of forty-five (45) calendar days from the date of beginning of negotiations, either party may submit an unresolved dispute to the impasse procedures of the Public Employment Relations Board.

29.4     In witness whereof, each of the parties affix their signatures hereto on this _______________________.

 

FOR THE UNION                                                                               FOR THE DISTRICT

 

__________________________________                              ______________________________

Jason Mayfield, President United Faculty                              Gene Huff, Vice Chancellor

 

Dated:_______________________                                     Dated:_______________________

 

__________________________________                      ______________________________

Jeffrey Michels, Executive Director, United Faculty                    Dio Shipp, Associate Vice Chancellor

 

Dated:_______________________                                      Dated:_______________________

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