University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources
http://www.umn.edu/ohr
612-625-2016

Article 3 Definitions

3.1 UNION: Minnesota Public Employees Association, Inc.

3.2 UNION MEMBER: A member of the Minnesota Public Employees Association, Inc.

3.3 EMPLOYEE: A member of the exclusively recognized bargaining unit.

3.4 DEPARTMENTS: Separately budgeted Police Departments on the Twin Cities, Duluth and Morris Campuses.

3.5 EMPLOYER:  The University of Minnesota.

3.6 CHIEF: The Chief of Police on Twin Cities campus or the administrative heads (as determined by the Employer) of the Police Departments on the coordinate campuses.

3.7 UNION OFFICER: Officer elected or appointed by the Minnesota Public Employees Association, Inc.

3.8 UNION REPRESENTATIVE: Business Agents of Minnesota Public Employees Association, Inc. or employees in the bargaining unit that have been designated by the Union as its grievance representative.

3.9 OFFICIAL BULLETIN BOARD: The bulletin boards designated as official by the University Office of Human Resources.

3.10 JOB OR POSITION: The duties and responsibilities that constitute a classification in the bargaining unit.