University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

Article 29 Work Rules

Section 1. Development and Application.

The Employer may establish and enforce reasonable work rules which are not in conflict with the terms of this Agreement. Such rules may be established on a work location, department, or Administrative Unit wide basis and shall be applied uniformly to all bargaining unit employees affected within those organizational units.

Section 2. Communication of Rules.

Whenever new or amended rules are established by the Employer, such rules shall be posted on appropriate bulletin boards as far in advance of their effective date as practicable. Within thirty (30) days of the effective date of the Agreement, the Employer shall verify that current copies of the work rules are posted on each employee bulletin board and inform the Local Union President that the rules are properly posted on all boards. Copies of existing, new or amended rules covering bargaining unit employees shall be furnished to the Union. All new employees shall be provided copies of work rules during their departmental orientation.