Article 5 -- Employer Rights 2017-19 contract

It is recognized that except as specifically modified by this Agreement, the Employer retains all inherent managerial rights and any rights and authority necessary to operate and direct the affairs of the Employer and its agencies in all its various aspects. These rights include, but are not limited to: determine its policies, functions and programs; determine and establish budgets; utilize technology; select, assign, direct, evaluate and promote employees; to plan, direct, and control all the operations and services of the Employer; to schedule working hours; to determine whether goods or services shall be made or purchased; to make and enforce reasonable rules and regulations affecting terms and conditions of employment.

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