Merit System Rules and AFSCME Contract

Organized Merit Information

 Organized Merit positions are covered under the provisions of the AFSCME collective bargaining contract.

Regent Merit System Classification
FAQ for Organized Merit

Non-Organized Merit Information

Non-Organized Supervisory Merit Employee Definition

Supervisory merit classifications fall within the non-organized pay matrix and are not covered by the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement. An employee in a non-organized classification cannot be a member of the union and cannot pay dues to the union.  

Non-Organized Confidential Merit Employee Definition
A position is identified as a confidential position due to the nature of job responsibilities which give the employee potential access to information subject to use by the employer in negotiating and/or access to information that raises a conflict of interest with other bargaining unit employees. Therefore, the position is exempt from coverage by the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement. A confidential employee cannot be a member of the union and cannot pay dues to the union.

A confidential employee is paid on the same pay grade and receives the same health insurance benefits as AFSCME bargaining unit employees in the same classification.

A confidential position is covered by the provisions of the State Board of Regents Merit System Rules.

Regent Merit System Classification
Merit Rules
FAQ for Non-Organized Merit
Merit Staff Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Both organized and non-organized board of Regents merit employees may apply and compete for this position as promotion, demotion, or transfer applicants. Merit System Rules on pay on promotion, demotion, and transfer apply.



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