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Subject to this Charter and consistent with state law, the Mayor through the Human Resources Director or his/her designee and in consultation with the Board of Supervisors shall be responsible for meeting and conferring with employees or their recognized employee organizations regarding salaries, working conditions, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment to be embodied in memoranda of understanding. The Human Resources Director shall assume day-to-day administration of all labor relations responsibilities previously vested in the Mayor or Board of Supervisors.
The Human Resources Director shall submit proposed memoranda of understanding including, where applicable, schedules of compensation, benefits and working conditions to the Mayor, who upon approval shall forward the proposed memoranda of understanding to the Board of Supervisors for determination by a majority vote. The Board of Supervisors shall have the power to accept or reject such memoranda of understanding. It shall be the duty of the Board of Supervisors, upon approval of any such memoranda of understanding to enact appropriate ordinances authorizing payment of any compensation or benefits or other terms and conditions of employment so approved.
Nothing in this section shall supersede any dates specified in Sections A8.409-4 and A8.590-5, or elsewhere in this Charter for fixing compensation, except that. should the Board of Supervisors reject any memorandum of understanding and/or schedule of compensation and benefits, the Board of Supervisors shall by motion simultaneously extend by 45 days from the date of rejection the date for final submission to the Board of Supervisors of ordinances approving or adopting salary, benefits and/or working conditions pursuant to such sections.
(Amended by Proposition A, Approved 11/5/2009)
The Human Resources Director shall:
1. Represent the City and County and/or its departments in the implementation of those provisions of Title I, Division 4, Chapter 10 of the Government Code applicable to the City and County, subject to the Mayor's authority under Charter Section 11.100;
2. Coordinate the meet and confer process between the City and County, its employees and/or their designated representatives;
3. Negotiate and administer memoranda of understanding; and
4. Perform related duties necessary to administer the employee relations functions of the City and County.