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Unit Code Definitions

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UNIT CODE DEFINITIONS

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  (click on the codes below for a definition)

U1
U2
U3
U7
U8

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 U1

Field Unit 1, represented by LIUPE Local 1297 (Laborers' International Union of North America, Public Employees Local 1297, AFL-CIO).

"U1" refers to employees in positions classed as "field," including labor, custodial, trades, and equipment operation in the following departments/divisions:

  • Solid Waste Division of the Public Works Department.
  • Parks and Recreation Department.
  • City Clerk Department.
  • Human Services Department.
  • Street Maintenance Division, Signs and Striping Section, and Parking Meter Section of the Street Transportation Department.

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 U2

Field Unit 2, represented by AFSCME Local 2384 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 2384, AFL-CIO).

"U2" refers to employees in positions classed as "field," including labor, custodial, trades, and equipment operation in the following departments/divisions:

  • Civic Plaza Department.
  • Aviation Department.
  • Water Services (including Wastewater) Department.
  • Housing Department.
  • Equipment Management and Facilities Maintenance Divisions of the Public Works Department.
  • Information Technology Department.
  • Real Estate and Materials Management Divisions of the Finance Department.
  • Traffic Signal Section of the Street Transportation Department.

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 U3

Office and Clerical Unit 3, represented by AFSCME Local 2960 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 2960, AFL-CIO).

"U3" refers to employees in positions classified as "office," including clerical and pre-professional, in all City departments.

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 U7

Supervisory and Professional Unit 7 (not represented by a Union).

"U7" refers to employees in positions classified as "supervisors."

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 U8

Confidential U8 (not represented by a Union).

"U8" refers to employees in positions classified as "Confidential." A "Confidential employee" is one whose responsibilities or knowledge in connection with the employee-management issues involved in meeting and conferring, grievance handling, or the content of union-management discussions would make his or her membership in a union incompatible with his or her official duties. Such individuals include staff employees reporting and accountable to those in management responsible for the conduct of union-management discussions; especially those relating to wage, hours, or working conditions of union-represented employees, and any employee who assists and acts in a confidential capacity to a person who formulates, determines, or effectuates labor-management policies.

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