GENERAL LEGAL PRINCIPLES; WAIVER – By Contract/Zipper Clauses/Management Rights Clauses
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1402.03000 – By Contract/Zipper Clauses/Management Rights Clauses
No violation found where the parties' expired memorandum of understanding provided that workweeks and workdays may be scheduled by the State in order to meet the needs of the State, so long as the State does not alter or change shifts for the purpose of avoiding overtime, and provided that it gives no less than 15 calendar days' notice of permanent shift changes. Where supervisor informed Activity Coordinators, pursuant to contractual requirements, that permanent schedule changes would take place during the following month, and announced those changes more than 15 days later, it had no obligation to meet and discuss those changes.