Temporary and Probationary Employees
Section 1. Temporary Employees
A. This Section applies to temporary employees whose appointment are for more than four (4) months.
Such employees are in the bargaining unit.
B. Temporary employees in the bargaining unit will be given not less than one (1) pay period notice of the
termination of their appointment. This will not preclude the Agency taking any action it deems appropriate for
disciplinary and/or performance reasons.
C. Temporary employees will be provided a copy of their official position description and be told of the conditions
of employment upon entrance on duty.
D. The Union has the right to consult with management concerning the use of temporary employment.
E. Temporary employees will not be used to circumvent the merit promotion procedure.
Section 2. Probationary Employees
A. The purpose of this Section is to clarify certain rights of probationary employees where those rights may
not be clear elsewhere in this Agreement.
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B. The Agency agrees to provide probationary employees a reasonable and fair opportunity to improve job
C. The Agency agrees to evaluate the performance of probationary employees during the probationary period and
to counsel the employee concerning performance deficiencies. The Agency will give the employees the results of
any interim review.
D. Probationary employees will usually be given a one-pay period's notice of their separation. This will not preclude
the Agency taking any action it deems appropriate for disciplinary and/or performance reasons in accordance with
government-wide rules and regulations.