2.2 Access

  1. Union stewards, Union staff, and/or elected bargaining unit council representatives may have access to employees to represent the employees pursuant to section 2.1(A) above. Access shall not interfere with the work of the employees. Union stewards, Union staff, or elected bargaining unit council representatives seeking access to employees must notify the department head or designee in advance of the visit.
  2. Access to bargaining unit employees shall not be unreasonably withheld; however, it may be restricted for reasons of safety, security, or patient care including patient privacy. If access is restricted, other reasonable accommodations shall be made.