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File #: 19-0875    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/28/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/16/2019 Final action: 7/16/2019
Title: Human Resources Department recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign the negotiated Letter of Agreement to the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of El Dorado and El Dorado County Law Enforcement Management Association representing the Law Enforcement Sworn Management bargaining unit, addressing impacts of Reductions in Force related to the closure of the Placerville Juvenile Hall. FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. A - Letter of Agreement 7-16-19, 2. B - Approved Blue Route 7-16-19, 3. Executed Letter of Agreement
Related files: 19-0622, 19-0874, 19-0007, 19-0170
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Human Resources Department recommending the Board adopt and authorize the Chair to sign the negotiated Letter of Agreement to the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of El Dorado and El Dorado County Law Enforcement Management Association representing the Law Enforcement Sworn Management bargaining unit, addressing impacts of Reductions in Force related to the closure of the Placerville Juvenile Hall.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On February 6, 2019, the Board of Supervisors (Board) authorized the construction of a new juvenile detention and treatment facility, and on April 30, 2019, the Board approved the closure of the current Juvenile Hall located in Placerville, and commensurate reduction in force (RIF), effective June 30, 2019.

El Dorado County Law Enforcement Management Association (EDCLEMA) represents approximately one (1) employee who was demoted due to displacement as a result of the RIF.

The current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the County of El Dorado (County) and EDCLEMA provides for the terms of a RIF, including how employees are restored from a RIF. Under those terms, an employee who is laid off may be restored to their current classification and department up to a period of two (2) years from the date of layoff.

Per Legistar item 19-0170, it is estimated that the period of design and construction for the new facility will take approximately two and one half (2.5) years. At such time the new facility opens, the County will need to have sufficient staffing as soon as possible to ensure necessary supervision and services for the juveniles in its care. Restoring those employees laid off would ensure the facility is staffed with knowledgeable employees, while mitigating costs associated with recruiting, hiring, and training replacement staff. It is therefore necessary to amend the MOU to provide for a longer period of restoration eligibility, and to mitigate the impact on laid off employ...

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