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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 7. COMMUNITY COLLEGES [70900 - 88933]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 51. EMPLOYEES [87000 - 88270]

  ( Part 51 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 3. Employment [87400 - 87885]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 3. Community College Faculty [87620 - 87626]
  ( Heading of Article 3 amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 104. )

87620.
  

The provisions of this article apply to all persons employed as faculty members by a community college district.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1302, Sec. 105. Effective September 25, 1990.)

87622.
  

The employment, rights, responsibilities, dismissal, imposition of penalties for persons employed by a community college district in faculty positions shall be governed by Article 2 (commencing with Section 87600), and Article 4 (commencing with Section 87660). The employment of faculty by a community college district shall otherwise be governed as provided by law and in a manner consistent with Articles 2 and 4 and with this article (hereinafter referred to in this article, collectively, as “this act”).

This act shall take precedence, for the purposes of community college faculty, over any other act enacted by the Legislature at any session which, explicitly or implicitly, would result in community college faculty being governed by provisions inconsistent with this act.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 158. Effective January 1, 1996.)

87623.
  

(a) Each academic employee who is subject to accusations of misconduct is entitled to be provided with the general nature of the accusations made against him or her at least two business days before the employee is placed on involuntary paid administrative leave. At least two business days before he or she is placed on involuntary paid administrative leave, the employee shall be notified in writing of the general nature of the allegation or allegations of misconduct upon which the decision to place the employee on involuntary paid administrative leave is based.

(b) The requirements of subdivision (a) do not apply in the event of a serious risk of physical danger or other necessity arising from the specific allegations, and the employee may immediately be placed on involuntary paid administrative leave. The employee shall be provided with, at minimum, the general nature of the accusations made against him or her within five business days of the employee being placed on involuntary paid administrative leave.

(c) Within 90 days of placing an academic employee on involuntary paid administrative leave, the employer should complete its investigation of the accused misconduct and initiate disciplinary proceedings against, or reinstate, the employee. The Board of Governors may, by regulation, establish a required amount of time in which an employer is expected to comply with this subdivision.

(d) For purposes of this section, “paid administrative leave” means a temporary leave from a job assignment, with pay and benefits intact.

(e) This section shall not supersede the rights of labor organizations or employees pursuant to the Educational Employment Relations Act established in Chapter 10.7 (commencing with Section 3540) of Division 4 of Title 1 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 2017, Ch. 765, Sec. 1. (AB 1651) Effective January 1, 2018.)

87626.
  

Rules and regulations adopted in relation to the evaluation process shall assure that the standards and procedures of the evaluation process in each district will be fair and in accordance with the intent of this act and that the evaluation processes of all of the districts are basically similar in substance and intent. These regulations shall permit and encourage a district governing board to establish evaluation procedures and standards which meet the particular needs of that district.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

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