University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

Article 5 Employer Authority

5.1 The Employer retains the sole right to operate and manage all personnel, facilities, and equipment; to establish functions and programs; to set and amend budgets; to determine the utilization of technology; to establish and modify the organizational structure; to select, direct and determine the number of personnel; to establish work schedules and to perform any inherent managerial function not specifically limited by this Agreement.

5.2 Any term and condition of employment not specifically established or modified by this Agreement shall remain solely within the discretion of the Employer, to modify, establish or eliminate.