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2024 California Rules of Court

Rule 10.656. Transition provisions

(a) Court employee organization

On the effective date of the Court Employee Labor Relations Rules, the court must recognize the employee organization that represented its court employees at the time of adoption. The court and the recognized employee organization are bound by the terms of any memorandum of understanding or agreement to which the court is a party that is in effect as of the date of adoption of the Court Employee Labor Relations Rules for its duration, or until it expires or, before then, is replaced by a subsequent memorandum of understanding.

(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2007.)

(b) Court personnel rules and policies

A court's local rules governing court employees and a court's personnel rules, policies, and practices in effect at the time of the adoption of the Court Employee Labor Relations Rules, to the extent they are not contrary to or inconsistent with the obligations and duties provided for in these rules, continue in effect until changed by the court. Before changing any rule, policy, or practice that affects any matter within the scope of representation as stated in these rules, the court must meet and confer in good faith with the recognized employee organization as provided for in these rules.

(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2007.)

(c) County employee representation units

Nothing contained in these rules is intended to preclude court employees from continuing to be included in representation units that contain county employees.

(Subd (c) amended effective January 1, 2007.)

Rule 10.656 amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as rule 2206 effective January 1, 1998, the effective date of Stats. 1997, ch. 850.

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