ARTICLE 2

DEFINITIONS


2.1

Administrator - The term "administrator " as used in this Agreement refers to an employee serving in a position designated management or supervisory as defined by Higher Education Employee Relations Act (HEERA).

2.2

Appropriate Administrator - The term "appropriate administrator” as used in this Agreement refers to the immediate non-bargaining unit supervisor or manager to whom the employee is normally accountable, or whom the President has designated.

2.3

Bargaining Unit - The term "bargaining unit " as used in this Agreement refers to the bargaining unit defined in Article 1, Recognition.

2.4

Calendar Year - The term "calendar year " as used in this Agreement refers to the period of time from January 1 through December 31.

2.5

Program – The term “Program” as used in this Agreement refers to the Head Start Program and all of its locations. The Program Head refers to the Executive Director of the Head Start Program.

2.6

Chancellor - The term "Chancellor" as used in this Agreement refers to the chief executive officer of the CSU or his/her designee.

2.7

CSU - The term "CSU" as used in this Agreement refers collectively to the Trustees, the Office of the Chancellor, and the San Francisco State University.

2.8

Day - The term "day " as used in this Agreement refers to a calendar day. The time in which an act provided by this Agreement is to be done is computed by excluding the first day, and including the last, unless the last day is a holiday or other day on which the Employer is not regularly open for business, and then it is also excluded.

2.9

Employee - The term "employee " as used in this Agreement refers to a bargaining unit member who is a full-time, part-time, probationary, permanent, or temporary employee.

  1. Full-time Employee as used in this Agreement refers to a bargaining unit employee who is serving in a full-time appointment.
  2. Part-time Employee as used in this Agreement refers to a bargaining unit employee who is serving in less than a full-time appointment.
  3. Probationary Employee as used in this Agreement refers to a bargaining unit employee who has received a probationary appointment and is serving a period of probation.
  4. Permanent Employee as used in this Agreement refers to a bargaining unit employee who has successfully completed his/her probationary period.
  5. Temporary Employee as used in this Agreement refers to a bargaining unit employee who is serving in a temporary appointment for a specific period of time.

2.10

Fiscal Year - The term "fiscal year " as used in this Agreement refers to the period of time from June 1 through May 31.

2.11

Notice - The term "notice " or "notification " as used in this Agreement refers to the process of providing formal and official written communication to California State University Employees Union (SEIU) Local 2579 or the CSU. Unless otherwise expressly agreed upon, notice to both California State University Employees Union (SEIU) Local 2579 and CSU shall be made to their respective headquarters.

2.12

Parties - The term "parties " as used in this Agreement refers to the CSU and the California State University Employees Union (SEIU) Local 2579.

2.13

President - The term "President" as used in this Agreement refers to the chief executive officer of a San Francisco State University. The term "President" shall also refer to the Chancellor or his/her designee, when appropriate.

2.14

Trustees - The term "Trustees" as used in this Agreement refers to the Board of Trustees of the CSU.

2.15

Union - The term "Union" as used in this Agreement refers to the California State University Employees Union (SEIU) Local 2579, the exclusive bargaining representative.

2.16

Union Representative - The term "Union Representative" as used in this Agreement refers to a person who has been officially designated in writing by the Union as a Union Representative.

2.17

Workday - The term "workday " as used in this Agreement refers to the hours an employee is scheduled for work on any one calendar day.

2.18

Work-time/Work Hours - The terms "work-time" and/or "work hours" as used in this Agreement refer to time spent in compensated employment except time spent on all paid disability leaves and workers' compensation.

 

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