SEATTLE OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
Seattle Office for Civil Rights Rules
SHRR 70-500 Collective bargaining agreement
- In general.
- The provisions of the Ordinance shall not apply to any employees covered by a bona fide collective bargaining agreement to the extent that such requirements are expressly waived in the collective bargaining agreement in clear and unambiguous terms. See SMC 14.16.120.
- In the absence of clear and unambiguous terms that expressly waive Ordinance requirements in a collective bargaining agreement, employers must comply with the Ordinance's requirements for provision of paid sick/safe time when the Ordinance goes into effect on September 1, 2012.
- Clear and unambiguous terms. The terms that expressly waive Ordinance requirements shall be clear and unambiguous with explicit reference to the Ordinance.
- In the collective bargaining agreement. The terms that expressly waive Ordinance requirements shall be in the collective bargaining agreement as a provision within the agreement or as a separate addendum to the agreement, including a separate addendum to an agreement that is open for negotiation.
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