DSA – March 3, 2002 – March 9, 2009
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
DEPUTY SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION OF ALAMEDA COUNTY
THE COUNTY OF ALAMEDA
THIS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING is entered into by the Director of Human Resource Services of
the County of Alameda, said political subdivision hereafter designated as "COUNTY," and the Deputy
Sheriffs' Association of Alameda County, hereafter designated as "DSA or Association," as a
recommendation to the Board of Supervisors of the County of Alameda of those conditions of employment
which are to be in effect during the period March 3, 2002 through March 7, 2009, for those employees
working in representation units referred to in Section 1. hereof.
SECTION 1. RECOGNITION
The County recognizes the DSA as the exclusive bargaining representative for all full-time permanent and
probationary employees in Bargaining Unit XIII, (Sheriff Recruit and Deputy Sheriff) and Supervisory Unit
XIII (Sergeant) hereinafter designated as employee(s).
SECTION 2. NO DISCRIMINATION
DISCRIMINATION PROHIBITED. No person shall be appointed, reduced or removed, or in any
way favored or discriminated against because of his/her political or religious opinions or affiliations or
because of racial or national origin, sexual orientation, and to the extent prohibited by law, no person
shall be discriminated against because of age, sex or physical disability. Complaints arising pursuant
to the provisions of this subsection shall only be processed according to the Uniform Complaint
Procedure contained in Appendix D, which is incorporated by reference to this Memorandum of
Understanding, and shall be excluded from the Grievance Procedure.
NO DISCRIMINATION ON ACCOUNT OF ASSOCIATION ACTIVITY. Neither County nor
employee organizations shall interfere with, intimidate, restrain, coerce, or discriminate against
employees because of the exercise of rights to engage in Association activity.
SECTION 3. A