Article 30 -- Bargaining Unit Eligible Work Trainees 2017-19 contract

Section 1. Training Plans. Individuals appointed to work training programs (pre-service trainees) pursuant to Minn. Stat. 43A.21, shall have their terms and conditions of employment governed exclusively by the provisions of the approved training program submitted to Minnesota Management & Budget by the affected operating department of state government. All existing work trainee programs shall be submitted to the Association within sixty (60) days of the effective date of the Agreement. Copies of new work trainee programs shall be submitted to the Association with as much advance notice as practicable. The Appointing Authority agrees to provide information on trainee opportunities to employees, upon request.

Section 2. Benefits and Pay. Notwithstanding Section 1 above, such individuals shall be governed by the provisions of Article 11, Holidays; Article 10, Vacation Leave; Article 12, Sick Leave; and Article 20, Insurance; of this Agreement. In addition, such individuals shall receive any general wage adjustment(s) provided for the class for which they are training.