KM Unit – ART. 36: Labor-Management Relations


  1. Meetings shall be scheduled quarterly, unless the parties otherwise  agree, at the request of Teamsters 2010 or the designated University  official for the purpose of informally discussing actual or potential  employer-employee relations problems. Items to be included on the agenda for the aforementioned labor-management meetings are to be  submitted at least seven calendar days prior to the scheduled date of  the meeting if at all possible.

  2. Such meetings are not considered to be meet and confer sessions and  are not intended to add to, delete from, or otherwise modify the  Agreement during its term, except that addendums to the Agreement  are permitted by mutual agreement of the parties

  3. Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the University will provide  release time for a maximum of two (2) bargaining unit employees,  not from the same department, to attend such meetings when they  occur during the employee’s shift. Upon request of the Union,  management may approve 1 additional bargaining unit employee to  attend the meeting. Requests will not be unreasonably denied.