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Release Time at a Glance

Catagory Unit 1 UADP Unit 2, 5, 7, & 9 CSUEU Unit 4 APC Unit 6 SETC Unit 8 SUPA
Meet & Confer Always granted Art. 6, § 6.5 Always granted Art. 5, § 5.11a. Always granted Art. 8, § 8.11 CSU may deny in cases of emergencies. Art. 7, § 7.13 (Union has right to postpone the meeting date to ensure the employee’s presence) Always granted Art. 5, § 5.8
Board of Trustees HEERA grants Always granted Art. 5, § 5.11b. Always granted Art. 8, § 8.11 HEERA grants HEERA grants
Non-reimbursable RT for Union Business Not included w/in CBA CSU may deny due to campus operational needs Art. 5, § 5.11d. (Also, 5.11c.) CSU may deny due to bona fide work reasons Art. 8, § 8.12A. & C. CSU may deny due to bona fide work reasons Art. 7, § 7.15 Not included w/in CBA
Reimbursable RT for Union Business Not included w/in CBA Always granted Art. 5, § 5.13

Always granted Art. 8, § 8.12B

CSU may deny due to bona fide work reasons Art. 7, § 7.14

CSU may deny due to work requirements Art. 5, § 5.11

NOTES:

  1. If the University has to deny a release time request due to operational needs. The supervisor will try to accommodate the request for another date and time.
  2. The following terms basically mean the same thing: operational needs, bona fide work reasons, and work requirements.