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    Does the USERRA supersede or override a CBA military provision which caps the number of days paid for pension benefits? When an employee has been out on intermittent military leave for 36 days throughout the year and the CBA provision states that the company will pay DB plan contributions not to exceed 14 days. Would the Federal Law override the...

  • Posted in: Volunteer Exchange

    I would be very hesitant to make a unilateral decision for employees that are working under a negotiated agreement, without first seeking advice from the organization's legal counsel. If the 12 step salary scale is determined by the agreement and is what must be followed to set wages, then I don't see how you could avoid going back to the negotiation...

  • Posted in: Volunteer Exchange

    You have now experienced one of the difficulties created by the new rules! In your case, you should consult your CBA to determine if you can make such a change without further negotiation with the union. Otherwise, you certainly can make any existing exempt position non-exempt. The FLSA in effect assumes all jobs/employees are non-exempt, and...

  • Posted in: Volunteer Exchange

    Our mental health agency needs to move about 40 + employees from salaried to hourly due to the law change. A big portion of those employees are in the union and are paid in a 12 step salary scale (these employees fall under the professional exemption definition; they are social workers, psychologists and nurses). So if I moved those employees only...

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