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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

PART 15. SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT [103000 - 103700]

  ( Part 15 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502. )

CHAPTER 6. Personnel [103400 - 103451]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502. )

ARTICLE 2. Rights of Employees of Existing Facilities [103420 - 103421]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502. )

103420.
  

Whenever the district acquires existing facilities from a publicly or privately owned utility, either in proceedings by eminent domain or otherwise, to the extent necessary for operation of facilities, all of the employees of such utility whose duties pertain to the facilities acquired who have been employed by such utility for at least 75 days shall be appointed to comparable positions in the district without examination. These employees shall be given sick leave, seniority, and vacation credits in accordance with the records of the acquired public utility. No employee of any acquired public utility shall suffer any worsening of wages, seniority, pension, vacation, or other benefits by reason of the acquisition.

The provisions of this section shall apply only to those officers or supervisory employees of the acquired utility as shall be designated by the board.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

103421.
  

Whenever the district acquires existing facilities from a publicly or privately owned utility, either in proceedings in eminent domain or otherwise, that has a pension plan in operation, members and beneficiaries of such pension plan shall continue to have the rights, privileges, benefits, obligations and status with respect to such established system. The outstanding obligations and liabilities of such public utility by reason of such pension plan shall be considered and taken into account and allowance made therefor in the purchase price of such public utility. The persons entitled to pension benefits as provided for in this section and the benefits which are provided shall be specified in the agreement or order by which any public utility is acquired by the district.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

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