There are many additional policies and rights for employees and employers to follow, a few have been highlighted above.
You may fall under more than one category of representation; below you can learn more about each category. For example, you may be a represented, classified employee.
All positions in the employ of Snohomish County who are not exempted by chapters 3A.13 and 3.68 SCC. This may also be termed classified staff service.
Upon hire, a represented employee becomes part of a bargaining unit represented by a Union. All union negotiation and bargaining is certified under the Public Employment Relations Commission.
Labor and Employee Relations is responsible for:
Compliance and contract administration
Advising departments in grievance matters
Interpreting and applying labor laws - This includes interpreting Personnel Rules and other ordinances; State and Federal Law interpretation or application; discipline consultation and routine problem resolution. The purpose is to lead and direct the conduct of labor negotiations in accordance with policy guidelines established by the executive and council. SCC 2.600.050 (7).
"I love my job and appreciate the opportunities and benefits that Snohomish County has provided for me and my family."