ARTICLE 15

SALARY and SCHEDULE

Exempt ELP Instructors

15.1

All Exempt ELP Instructors shall be assigned one of the following four teaching schedules:

  1. Three courses, or
  2. Four courses, or
  3. Five courses, or
  4. Six courses.

15.2

Retroactive to January 1, 2010, all Exempt ELP Instructors shall be paid as follows for the ten (10) week term:

  1. $6,450 for three courses for the entire term.
  2. $8,600 for four courses for the entire term.
  3. $10,750 for five courses for the entire term.
  4. $12,900 for six courses for the entire term.
  5. ELP Instructors who work for less than a full 10 weeks will receive a pro-rated amount.

15.3

Retroactive to January 1, 2010, all Exempt ELP Instructors shall be paid as follows for the ten (10) week term:

  1. $6,900 for three courses for the entire term.
  2. $9,200 for four courses for the entire term.
  3. $11,500 for five courses for the entire term.
  4. $13,800 for six courses for the entire term.
  5. Instructors who work for less than a full 10 weeks will receive a pro-rated amount.

15.4

The above salary is all inclusive of regularly assigned duties, to include preparation time, meetings, daily check-in with program office, production of syllabus or course teaching plan, assistance with student placement in appropriate course levels, inputting attendance, assistance on registration day, preparing report cards, conducting speaking tests, and holding office hours.

Non-Exempt ELP Instructors

15.5

All Non-Exempt Instructors shall be assigned one of the following two schedules:

  1. One course, or
  2. Two courses.

15.6

Retroactive to January 1, 2010, all Exempt ELP Instructors shall be paid as follows for the ten (10) week term:

  1. $2,150 for one course for the entire term.
  2. $4,300 for two courses for the entire term.
  3. Instructors who work for less than a full 10 weeks will receive a pro-rated amount.

15.7

Effective January 1, 2011, salaries for Non-Exempt ELP Instructors will be increased to:

  1. $2,300 for one course for the entire term.
  2. $4,600 for two courses for the entire term.
  3. Instructors who work for less than a full 10 weeks will receive a pro-rated amount.

15.8

Prior to the date of hire, the Dean or his representative shall meet with the applicant for the Non-Exempt ELP Instructors position to discuss the course to be taught, the hours of the course, and the number of hours the Non-Exempt ELP Instructors will teach, attend required meetings, prepare for the course, and perform other related duties. The appointment letter will state the maximum number of hours the Dean or his representative and the prospective employee agree will be spent in conjunction with the course assignment.

  1. The number of hours specified in the appointment letter cannot be increased without mutual agreement.
  2. The appointment letter and the agreed upon number of hours are not subject to Article 7, Grievance Procedure.

Signing Bonus

15.9

Within sixty (60) days of the ratification of this Agreement, each Exempt or Non-Exempt ELP Instructor who is teaching during the term when the Agreement is ratified plus any Exempt or Non-Exempt ELP Instructor who is not teaching during that term but who taught two of the prior four terms will receive a signing bonus of two hundred dollars ($200) gross.

Substitute Instructors

15.10

Substitute ELP Instructors not otherwise hired as exempt employees may be hired to teach one course when last-minute scheduling needs arise, when a new course is being piloted in the English Language Program, or to replace an instructor who must be absent for a class, a day, or other short period of time.

15.11

Substitute ELP Instructors shall be paid between $23.00 and $38.00 per hour.

15.12

Substitute ELP Instructors must submit time sheets on the form and dates specified by the Dean or his designee.

15.13

Prior to the date of hire, the Dean or his representative shall meet with the applicant for the Non-Exempt ELP Instructors position to discuss the course to be taught, the hours of the course, and the number of hours the Non-Exempt ELP Instructors will teach, attend required meetings, prepare for the course, and perform other related duties. The appointment letter will state the maximum number of hours the Dean or his representative and the prospective employee agree will be spent in conjunction with the course assignment.

  1. The number of hours specified in the appointment letter cannot be increased without mutual agreement.
  2. The appointment letter and the agreed upon number of hours are not subject to Article 7, Grievance Procedure.

Final Payment for ELP Instructors

15.14

The CSU shall pay ELP Instructors their final pay upon separation from the University in accordance with applicable law.

Emergency Pay

15.15

When the President has declared a state of emergency at a campus, in exchange for the performance of emergency work by bargaining unit employees outside of their normal assignment, ELP Instructors shall receive informal time off as agreed upon by the employee(s) and the appropriate administrator provided those employees:

  1. would, subject to the approval of the University, otherwise have been able to use administrative leave;
  2. were required to work on a day or days declared as a state of emergency at a campus; and
  3. would otherwise have been able to use administrative leave.

Underpayment of Wages

15.16

In the event an employee believes that he/she has been underpaid, the employee shall notify his/her appropriate administrator, in writing, as soon as possible after the underpayment occurs. The memorandum should contain the following information, if known: the affected payroll period, the amount of the underpayment and the reason for the underpayment. The appropriate administrator shall review the facts and provide a written recommendation along with the affected employee’s memorandum to the payroll manager within ten (10) workdays of receipt of the written request. If the appropriate administrator and the payroll manager agree that an underpayment has occurred, they shall immediately notify the affected employee and issue a check for the full amount of the underpayment as soon as practical, but no later than thirty (30) days after the employee submitted the memorandum to the immediate supervisor. In any event, whether or not an underpayment is found, the employee shall be notified within fifteen (15) work days of the decision.

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