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Record No: CB 118811    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118811
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/26/2016
Ordinance No: Ord 125148
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment; amending Section 4.04.030 of the Seattle Municipal Code; authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding between The City of Seattle and certain City unions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Tim Burgess
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - MOU with Unions
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ord 125148, 3. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment; amending Section 4.04.030 of the Seattle Municipal Code; authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding between The City of Seattle and certain City unions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

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WHEREAS, The City is currently engaged in several large projects such as the Summit Re-Implementation project in multiple City departments, and the New Customer Information System at City Light and Seattle Public Utilities; and
WHEREAS, regularly appointed employees need to be and have been assigned to these projects for continuity of operations after the projects complete; and
WHEREAS, term-limited temporary workers are performing the "regular" body of work of regularly appointed employees who are assigned to these projects; and
WHEREAS, the Seattle Municipal Code and many collective bargaining agreements with City labor unions limit the conditions under which term-limited temporary work may be assigned; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.04.030, last amended by Ordinance 124567, is amended as follows:
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35. "Temporary worker" includes both temporary and less than half time employees and means a person who is employed in:
a. an interim assignment of up to one year to a vacant regular position to perform work associated with a regularly budgeted position that is temporarily vacant and has no incumbent; or
b. an interim assignment for short-term replacement of a regular employee of up to one year when the incumbent is temporarily absent; or
c. a short-term assignment of up to one year, which may be extended beyond one year only while the assignment is in the process of being converted to a regular position, to perform work that is not ongoing regular work and for which there is no regularly budgeted position; or
d. a less than half-time...

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