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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 5. PERSONNEL [18000 - 22980]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 123. )

PART 2.6. PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION [19815 - 19999.7]

  ( Part 2.6 added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 230, Sec. 55. )

CHAPTER 2. Administration of Salaries [19820 - 19850.7]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 230, Sec. 55. )

ARTICLE 4.5. Management Compensation Incentives [19849.10 - 19849.22]
  ( Article 4.5 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1125, Sec. 2. )

19849.10.
  

It is the purpose of this article to provide for management compensation incentives to promote increased productivity and efficiency in the management of state services, and to enable the state to attract and retain highly qualified managerial employees by providing management compensation incentives similar to those commonly provided in public employment and private industry.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1125, Sec. 2. Effective September 17, 1982.)

19849.11.
  

The Department of Human Resources, subject to any condition that it may establish, subject to existing statutes governing health benefits and group term life insurance offered through the Public Employees’ Retirement System, and subject to all other applicable provisions of state law, may enter into contracts for the purchase of employee benefits with respect to managerial and confidential employees as defined by subdivisions (e) and (f) of Section 3513, and employees excluded from the definition of state employee in subdivision (c) of Section 3513, and officers or employees of the executive branch of government who are not members of the civil service, and supervisory employees as defined in subdivision (g) of Section 3513. Benefits shall include, but not be limited to, group life insurance, group disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, group automobile liability and physical damage insurance, and homeowners’ and renters’ insurance.

The department may self-insure the long-term disability insurance program if it is cost effective to do so.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 275, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 2014.)

19849.12.
  

(a) The state may contribute all, part, or none of the cost of benefits purchased pursuant to this article. The remainder of the costs, if any, shall be paid by employee contributions.

(b) No contract for employee benefits which requires full or partial funding by the state shall be entered into pursuant to this article until funding is appropriated by the Legislature.

(c) The Legislature shall make necessary adjustments in the annual Budget Act to increase or decrease the state’s contribution towards the cost of employee benefits purchased pursuant to this article.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1125, Sec. 2. Effective September 17, 1982.)

19849.13.
  

Notwithstanding Sections 19839, 19858.1, 19858.3, 19858.4, 19859, and 19859.3, the Department of Human Resources may provide for vacation, sick leave, annual leave, and bereavement leave benefits, including the lump-sum payment of any amount of accumulated leave, with respect to each state officer and employee who either is excluded from the definition of state employee in subdivision (c) of Section 3513, or is a nonelected officer or employee of the executive branch of government who is not a member of the civil service.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 665, Sec. 100. Effective January 1, 2013.)

19849.14.
  

Effective July 1, 1987, there is hereby established in the State Treasury the Nonrepresented State Employee Long-Term Disability Insurance Fund for the purpose of funding nonrepresented state employee long-term disability insurance benefits. Premiums derived from contributions by the employer or employee shall be credited to the fund. Income of whatever nature, earned on the Nonrepresented State Employee Long-Term Disability Insurance Fund during any fiscal year, shall be credited to the fund. Moneys in this fund are continuously appropriated without regard to fiscal year, notwithstanding Section 13340. The fund shall be used by the Department of Human Resources to pay long-term disability claims and administrative costs.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 665, Sec. 101. Effective January 1, 2013.)

19849.15.
  

(a) Notwithstanding Section 22846, the state employer shall, upon the death of an employee while in state service, continue to pay employer contributions for health, dental, and vision benefits for a period not to exceed 120 days beginning in the month of the employee’s death. The surviving spouse or other eligible family member shall be advised of all rights and obligations during this period regarding the continuation of health and dental benefits as an annuitant by the Public Employees’ Retirement System. The surviving spouse or other eligible family member shall also be notified by the department during this period regarding COBRA rights for the continuation of vision benefits.

(b) This section shall apply to state employees in state bargaining units that have agreed to this section in a memorandum of understanding, state employees excluded from the definition of “state employee” in subdivision (c) of Section 3513, and officers or employees of the executive branch of state government who are not members of the civil service.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 69, Sec. 12. Effective June 24, 2004.)

19849.16.
  

Notwithstanding Section 18000, the Department of Human Resources may provide by rule for the accumulation and use of paid leave, including a lump-sum payment for accumulated leave, with respect to nonelected members of state boards and commissions whose annual salaries are fixed by law. Any rules adopted pursuant to this section shall provide for the reduction of the salary fixed by law of those nonelected members of state boards and commissions when their absences exceed their paid leave. The Department of Human Resources shall not provide paid leave benefits greater than the maximum benefits provided the employees designated as managerial by the Department of Human Resources. Rules adopted pursuant to this section shall take effect after July 1, 1991.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 665, Sec. 102. Effective January 1, 2013.)

19849.18.
  

Supervisors of state employees represented by State Bargaining Unit 5, 6, or 8 shall receive salary and benefits changes that are at least generally equivalent to the salary and benefits granted to employees they supervise. For purposes of this section, “salary” means base pay and shall not be construed to include such forms of compensation as overtime. The benefit package shall be the economic equivalent, but the benefits need not be identical. The determination of the specific benefits that supervisors of state employees represented by State Bargaining Unit 5, 6, or 8 shall receive shall be made through a meet and confer process as defined in Section 3533.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 792, Sec. 1. Effective October 10, 1999.)

19849.22.
  

The Legislature finds and declares the following:

(a) If the state is to attract and retain a competent correction workforce, there is a compelling need to adequately compensate state peace officer/firefighter members who are supervisors.

(b) A supervisory compensation differential is necessary to compensate state peace officer/firefighter members who are supervisors within the departments and boards of the Youth and Adult Correctional Agency or who are correctional supervisors within the State Department of State Hospitals for the greater responsibility of accomplishing correctional work through the direction of others.

(c) For purposes of measuring the compensation differential referred to in subdivision (b), the value of salaries and other economic benefits shall be considered in calculating comparative rates.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 440, Sec. 23. Effective September 22, 2012.)

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