State Hospitals should seek to persuade the State to enter into collective bargaining agreements that provide for time monitoring to ensure that the State obtains full value from its employees exempt from FLSA requirements.
State Hospitals reported that it worked collaboratively with the California Department of Human Resources throughout the recent negotiations process with the unions for enhanced collective bargaining agreement language regarding time monitoring for its employees that are exempt from FLSA requirements; however, its efforts were not successful.
State Hospitals has not provided us with any additional information regarding this recommendation.
State Hospitals stated that the bargaining unit is still in active negotiations regarding the implementation of this recommendation.
State Hospitals reported that its labor relations branch staff contacted staff at its facilities to seek recommendations for improvements to collective bargaining agreements. State Hospitals stated that it compiled the recommendations and has been communicating with the California Department of Human Resources and the collective bargaining negotiating teams to improve contract language and/or policies to ensure that the State obtains the full value from its employees who are exempt from FLSA requirements.