The June 19, 2001 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS MERIT SELECTION AND PROMOTION PLAN, attached to the printed version of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, has been replaced by the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS MERIT SELECTION PLAN effective June 10, 2005. Click here for the full text of the Plan.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS REGULATION (LCR), 2016-1
SUBJECT: Position Classification and Organization Proram in the Library
NOTE: This LCR, issued April 30, 1982, hs been superseded by a revised version effective May 19, 2005. Click here for the text of the current LCR 2016-1.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS REGULATION (LCR), 2016-2
SUBJECT: Position Classification Appeals in the Library
NOTE: This LCR, issued April 30, 1982, hs been superseded by a revised version effective May 19, 2005. Click here for the text of the current LCR 2016-2.
The Library and AFSCME Local 2477, AFSCME Local 2910 and CREA IFPTE Local 75 have met and bargained the content, impact and implementation of LCR 2025-8 Regarding Policies, Procedures, and Remedies to Implement the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Parties have met their obligations under the contract.
The parties agree to the following:
The Library of Congress and AFSCME Local 2477, AFSCME Local 2910 and CREA have met and bargained the Library of Congress Regulation, LCR 2015-21 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The Parties agree:
Please be advised that the Library of Congress Regulation on Family and Medical Leave (LCR 2015-21 states: Copies of the second and third medical opinions will be provided to the employee or designated representative by the examining health care provider.
TELEWORK PILOT AGREEMENT LIBRARY OF CONGRESS / AFSCME 2910
The following constitutes an agreement between the Library of Congress and
Employee: _________________________ Service Unit//Division/Office: ________________________
1. Voluntary Participation
I hereby volunteer to participate in the Telework Pilot Program. I will adhere to the conditions herein and to applicable law, Library regulations, and Article 38 (Telework Pilot Program) of the AFSCME 2910 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).2. Offsite Work Location
(City, State, Zip Code)
(Home Phone Number)
(Include all that apply: fax; pager number; etc.)
I agree to perform only official duties at the approved offsite work location.
4. Assignment of Work
I will meet with my supervisor to receive assignments and to review completed work as necessary. I will complete all assigned work according to work procedures approved by my supervisor.
5. Performance Evaluation
I understand that my evaluation will be based on the normal performance requirements of my position, including success in carrying out work assignments at the offsite work location, in accordance with Article 15 (Performance Evaluation) of the AFSCME 2910 CBA.
6. Offsite Work Schedule (to be filled out in conjunction with supervisor)
(Specify days and number of hours for partial days)
|1st week||2nd week|
|Offsite work location||Official duty station||Offsite work location||Official duty station|
The Library may alter the offsite work location cited above to require that on certain dates the employee will work at his/her official duty station (e.g. for training or other-mission-related reasons). The employee retains all rights provided for in Article 21 (Hours of Duty) of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Library and the Guild.
7. Time and Attendance
At the beginning of each day at the offsite work location, I will inform my supervisor that I am beginning to work by sending an email message to that effect. In addition, I will fill out a flexiregister at home and turn it in to my supervisor each week. I will certify time and attendance each pay period to show the hours worked at my offsite work location and will be otherwise governed by Article 21 (Hours of Duty) of the AFSCME 2910 CBA.
I agree to follow established procedures for requesting and obtaining approval of leave, including those rights provided for in Article 24 (Leave) of the AFSCME 2910 CBA.
9. Overtime and Credit Hours
I understand that I will be compensated for overtime work only when it has been approved in advance, in accordance with Article 22 (Overtime) of the AFSCME 2910 CBA and further that overtime work without such approval will not be compensated and may result in termination of my participation in the Telework Pilot Program. I retain all rights provided for in Article 23 (Credit Hours) of the AFSCME 2910 CBA.
10. Library Material, Equipment, and Supplies
I understand that if I use government-owned materials, equipment or supplies, I will obtain written approval for their use and protect them in accordance with appropriate Library of Congress regulations. I understand that I am responsible for servicing and maintaining any of my own equipment used for telework purposes. The Library will supply appropriate documentation for performing telework. I will apply approved safeguards to protect Library records from unauthorized disclosure or damage.
I understand that the Library will not be liable for damages to my personal or real property during the course of performance of official duties or while using government-owned equipment at my offsite work location, except to the extent the Library is held liable by the Federal Tort Claims Act or claims arising under the Military Personnel and Civilian Employees Claims Act.
12. Safety and Inspection
I understand that I am covered by the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA) if injured in the course of actually performing official duties at the official duty station or the offsite work location. Any accident or injury occurring at the offsite work location must be brought to the immediate attention of my supervisor. I agree to allow appropriate authorized representatives of the Library to investigate and inspect the offsite work location to ensure proper maintenance of government-owned property, to ensure conformance with safety standards, or following any notification of an accident or injury. Reasonable advanced notice will be given, at least forty-eight (48) hours.
13. Costs Associated with the Telework Pilot Program
I understand that the Library will not be responsible for any operating costs that are associated with using my home as an offsite work location, e.g., home maintenance, insurance, or utilities. I understand that I do not relinquish any entitlement to reimbursement for authorized expenses incurred while conducting business for the Library, as provided for by statute and regulations, as well as the AFSCME 2910 CBA.
14. Evaluation of Telework Pilot Program
I understand that I may be required to complete surveys and participate in other activities designed to evaluate the Telework Pilot.
15. Termination of Participation in Telework Pilot Program
I understand that the Library may terminate my participation in the Telework Pilot Program at any time for just cause, such as less than fully satisfactory job performance or failure to adhere to the provisions of this Telework Pilot Agreement. I will be given written advanced notice indicating the reason(s) for ending my participation in the Telework Pilot Program.
I understand I may terminate participation in the Telework Pilot Program at any time by providing written advanced notification to my supervisor.
Division Chief (if not supervisor)
|Note: The original copy of this agreement will be kept by the employee's division. Copies of this signed agreement will be provided to (1) the employee; (2) the employee's supervisor; (3) the designated Service/Infrastructure Unit Head or his/her designee; and (4) the Joint Telework Committee.|
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