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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 6. Training [19995 - 19995.5]
  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 230, Sec. 55. )

19995.
  

(a) The department shall devise plans for and cooperate with appointing powers and other supervising officials in the conduct of employee training programs so that the quality of service rendered by persons in the state civil service may be continually improved.

(b) If the provisions of this section are in conflict with the provisions of a memorandum of understanding reached pursuant to Section 3517.5, the memorandum of understanding shall be controlling without further legislative action, except that if such provisions of a memorandum of understanding require the expenditure of funds, the provisions shall not become effective unless approved by the Legislature in the annual Budget Act.

(Added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 230, Sec. 55.)

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For the purpose of meeting the development needs of the state’s workforce, the department shall analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate an integrated development strategy to continually advance employee skills and improve performance productivity and service. The department may prescribe regulations and conditions for the administration of this chapter. The conditions prescribed by the department may include, but not be limited to, the requirements that the training shall be cost effective, of value to the state, and relevant to the employee’s career development in state service. The department may further prescribe the conditions under which an employee may be required to reimburse the state for the costs of out-service training in the event he or she fails to remain in state service for a reasonable time after receiving the training.

If the provisions of this section are in conflict with the provisions of a memorandum of understanding reached pursuant to Section 3517.5, the memorandum of understanding shall be controlling without further legislative action, except that if the provisions of a memorandum of understanding require the expenditure of funds, the provisions shall not become effective unless approved by the Legislature in the annual Budget Act.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 35, Sec. 13. Effective June 27, 2016.)

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(a) To such extent as practicable and within available resources for this purpose, the appointing power shall arrange for such counseling and training of employees as may be reasonably needed to prepare them for placement in other state civil service positions when their positions have been or are about to be changed substantially or eliminated by automation, technological changes, or other management-initiated changes and the department shall devise plans for and cooperate with appointing powers and other supervising officials in the administration of counseling, training, and placement programs for employees so affected.

(b) If the provisions of this section are in conflict with the provisions of a memorandum of understanding reached pursuant to Section 3517.5, the memorandum of understanding shall be controlling without further legislative action, except that if such provisions of a memorandum of understanding require the expenditure of funds, the provisions shall not become effective unless approved by the Legislature in the annual Budget Act.

(Added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 230, Sec. 55.)

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(a) The department and the Department of Rehabilitation shall jointly formulate procedures for the selection and orderly referral of disabled state employees who can be benefited by rehabilitation services and might be retrained for other appropriate positions within the state service. The Department of Rehabilitation shall cooperate in devising training programs for the disabled employees.

(b) If the provisions of this section are in conflict with the provisions of a memorandum of understanding reached pursuant to Section 3517.5, the memorandum of understanding shall be controlling without further legislative action, except that if such provisions of a memorandum of understanding require the expenditure of funds, the provisions shall not become effective unless approved by the Legislature in the annual Budget Act.

(Added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 230, Sec. 55.)

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(a) The department shall devise plans for, and cooperate with appointing powers in the conduct of, supervisor and career executive assignment employee training programs so that the quality of leadership services rendered by persons in those positions may be continually improved and succession planning supported.

(b) Upon the initial appointment of an employee to a designated supervisory position, the employee shall be provided a minimum of 80 hours of training, as prescribed by the department. The training shall address the role of the supervisor, techniques of supervision, planning, organizing, staffing, performance standards, performance appraisals, discipline, labor relations, equal employment opportunity principles, and affirmative action for persons with disabilities. Every supervisor shall have access to a copy of each bargaining agreement covering the employees he or she supervises.

(c) The required hours of supervisory training shall be successfully completed within the term of the probationary period or within six months of the employee’s initial appointment, unless it is demonstrated that to do so creates additional costs or that the training cannot be completed during this time period due to limited availability of training courses. Upon completion of the initial appointment training, supervisory employees shall be provided biannually a minimum of 20 hours of leadership training and development, as prescribed by the department.

(d) Upon the initial appointment of an employee to a management position, the employee shall be provided a minimum of 40 hours of leadership training and development, as prescribed by the department, within 12 months of appointment. Thereafter, the employee shall be provided biannually a minimum of 20 hours of leadership training, as prescribed by the department.

(e) Upon the initial appointment of an employee to a career executive assignment position, the employee shall be provided a minimum of 20 hours of leadership training and development as prescribed by the department within 12 months of appointment. Thereafter, the employee shall be provided biannually a minimum of 20 hours of leadership training and development as prescribed by the department.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 35, Sec. 14. Effective June 27, 2016.)

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(a) There is hereby created in the State Treasury, the State Employee Scholarship Fund to which funds shall be allocated from the amount negotiated in memoranda of understanding between the state and recognized employee organizations, as defined in Section 3513, and appropriated by the Legislature for the 2000-01 fiscal year.

(b) The fund shall be used to establish a program for career advancement to assist eligible state employees to participate in educational programs that will enhance the personal growth and career development of employees in state government.

(c) The fund shall be administered by the Department of Personnel Administration. The amounts to be allocated and expended from funds available for compensation shall be determined by the department.

(d) Notwithstanding Section 13340, moneys in the fund shall be available for expenditure without regard to fiscal years through June 30, 2001. As of June 30, 2001, the fund shall cease to exist unless the existence of the fund is extended by statute and that statute is enacted prior to June 30, 2001.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 630, Sec. 5. Effective October 10, 1999. See, in Chapter 6.5, the same-numbered section (with different content) as amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 266. Note: See this section, as modified on July 1, 2012, in Governor's Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 2011.)

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