CLASSIFICATIONS

4.1

The CSU shall notify the Union sixty (60) days prior to the effective date of: (a) new classifications related to bargaining unit classifications or (b) revised bargaining unit classifications.

4.2

Prior to the effective date of a new classification, the Union may request a meeting with the CSU to discuss whether the new classification is appropriate for the bargaining unit. Such a meeting shall be held. The parties may mutually agree in writing to modify the unit to include the new classification. If the parties disagree as to the inclusion of a new classification in the bargaining unit, either party may seek a unit modification petition pursuant to the procedures established by PERB.

4.3

Prior to the effective date of a revised classification or inclusion of a new classification in the bargaining unit, the Union may request to meet and confer regarding the impact of the revised classification or a new classification on bargaining unit members.

4.4

All classification and qualification standards of bargaining unit employees will remain in effect until such time as notice as described above has been provided to the Union.