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Article 4 : Management Rights


4.01 Performance By Designee

The Association recognizes the prerogatives of the Employer to operate and manage its affairs in such areas as, but not limited to:

  1. direct employees;
  2. hire, promote, transfer, assign, and retain employees;
  3. relieve employees from duties because of lack of work or funds or under conditions where continuation of such work be inefficient and nonproductive;
  4. maintain the efficiency of government operations;
  5. determine the methods, means, job classifications, and personnel by which government operations are to be conducted;
  6. take whatever actions may be necessary to carry out the missions of the agency in situations of emergency;
  7. establish the methods and processes by which work is performed.


Any responsibility assigned to a specific representative of the Employer may be performed by a designee of such representative.

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