The CMA shall contribute to the IUOE Apprenticeship
Training Fund to provide a training program for both journey level employees
who wish to improve their skills and apprentices entering the field.
During the term of this Agreement, the contribution will be paid by
CMA during January of each year. For each Chief Engineer, Stationary
Engineer, Maintenance Mechanic, and Apprentice Stationary Engineer on
the payroll as of January 1 of each year, the contribution will be $120.
The IUOE and the CMA agree to participate in the Northern California
and Northern Nevada Joint Apprenticeship Committee. The Apprenticeship
Program at CMA shall be administered in accordance with the following
- The classification of positions and the selection process shall
be governed and administered by the CMA.
- The CMA retains the rights to hire, evaluate and discipline any
employee participating in an apprenticeship programs, taking under consideration
the recommendations of the Joint Apprenticeship Committee.
- The apprenticeship program at the CMA shall operate under the Joint
Committee concept. On the Joint Committee, there shall be an equal number
of representatives selected by the Union and the CMA. IUOE representatives
who have been selected as Joint Apprenticeship Committee members shall
serve with no loss of compensation for attendance at Committee meetings.
- The Joint Apprenticeship Committee shall oversee the training program
for the classes included in its program.
- The CSU and CMA reserve the right to cancel the apprenticeship program
at CMA when such action is deemed to be in the best interests of the
CMA or CSU. Except for reasons of layoff, discipline, or poor performance,
apprentices in the program shall be allowed to complete the program.
The CSU agrees to give IUOE thirty (30) days notice before canceling
an apprenticeship program.
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