ARTICLE 13 – UNIFORMS, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT
Uniforms are attire, excluding shoes, which are worn for the purpose of ready visual identification of personnel when provided. The University shall have the sole discretion to determine who shall wear a uniform and the conditions under which it must be worn. Employees shall wear the uniform and maintain a proper appearance as specified by the University. If uniforms are required, the University shall provide and maintain clothing for each employee in accordance with current departmental practice. Uniforms shall be worn solely for University business.
- Uniform laundering shall be the responsibility of the University. Employees are required to use the Laundry service unless otherwise specified.
C. Joint Labor Management Committee
Employees shall be given the opportunity to provide feedback regarding uniform changes at Labor Management meetings scheduled in accordance with Article 36-Labor Management Relations.
The University shall provide to bargaining unit employees the tools and equipment required to perform their assigned duties. Broken tools and equipment shall be returned to the employee’s supervisor and the University will provide the employee with replacement tools, as appropriate, within a reasonable period of time. The University agrees to establish an inventory of tools and equipment assigned to each employee for which they have personal responsibility. Providing that management has provided a means to secure such tools and equipment, the employee shall reimburse the University for any tools and equipment lost or damaged due to negligence while such are assigned to/provided to that employee and/or at the time of their separation from employment.
E. Vehicle Tracking
- The University shall not use data from the Event Data Recorder (EDR) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) devices as the sole reason for discipline.
- Employees may use vehicles during lunches when working off campus with supervisor approval.