Sec­tion 1.  F.O.P. Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Vis­its.  Autho­rized rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Nation­al or State Union shall be per­mit­ted to vis­it the Depart­ment dur­ing work­ing hours to talk with offi­cers of the local Union and/or rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Employ­er con­cern­ing 
mat­ters cov­ered by this Agree­ment.  Such vis­its shall not inter­fere with the oper­a­tions of Employ­er and notice shall be pro­vid­ed to the Sher­iff pri­or to the­Union engag­ing in such activity.

Sec­tion 2.  F.O.P. Exam­i­na­tion of Records.  The­Union or a rep­re­sen­ta­tive shall have the right to exam­ine time sheets and oth­er records per­tain­ing to the com­pu­ta­tion of com­pen­sa­tion of any offi­cer whose pay is in dis­pute or any oth­er records of the offi­cer per­tain­ing to a spe­cif­ic griev­ance, at rea­son­able times with the officer’s consent.

Sec­tion 3.  Dry Clean­ing.  The Sher­iff of Union Coun­ty and Union Coun­ty, Illi­nois, shall pro­vide dry-cleaned uni­forms for offi­cers of the Sher­iff dur­ing the life of this Agree­ment.  Dis­patch­ers are enti­tled to have two (2) uni­forms dry cleaned per week to be paid out of the above amount.

Sec­tion 4.  Dam­aged Per­son­al Equip­ment.  The Employ­er agrees to repair or replace as nec­es­sary an officer’s eye­glass­es, con­tact lens­es, pre­scrip­tion sun­glass­es, watch­es (up to a val­ue of One Hun­dred Fifty Dol­lars ($150.00)), or oth­er items of per­son­al equip­ment, if such are dam­aged or bro­ken, if dur­ing the course of the employee’s duties the employ­ee is required to exert phys­i­cal force or is attached by anoth­er per­son.  Inci­dent is to be doc­u­ment­ed with imme­di­ate supervisor.

Sec­tion 5.  Required Inoc­u­la­tions.  The Employ­er agrees to pay all expens­es for inoc­u­la­tion or immu­niza­tion shots for the offi­cer and for mem­bers of an officer’s fam­i­ly when such becomes nec­es­sary as a result of the officer’s expo­sure to con­ta­gious dis­eases when the offi­cer has been exposed to said dis­ease in the line of duty.

Sec­tion 6.  Work Rules.  Work rules of the Union Coun­ty Sher­iff which are not in con­flict with this Agree­ment shall con­tin­ue in full force and effect.

Sec­tion 7.  Bal­lis­tic Vests.  Patrol Deputies cov­ered by this Agree­ment shall be fur­nished a bal­lis­tic vest by the Employ­er.  This vest shall be replaced dur­ing the sixth (6th) year fol­low­ing its ini­tial issue.

Sec­tion 8.  Squad Meet­ings.  Road deputies shall be required to attend squad meet­ings with the Sher­iff as a group no more than once per month and no less than bi-mon­th­­ly on dates sched­uled by the Sher­iff.  A deputy may be excused from such meet­ings when cir­cum­stances beyond the deputy’s con­trol exist.  The deputies shall be paid straight time for such atten­dance but not in addi­tion to pay being received at the time of such meetings.

Sec­tion 9.  Uniforms/Maintenance Allowance.  Employ­ees per­form­ing patrol/road duties cov­ered by this Agree­ment shall receive an annu­al allowance of Two Hun­dred Dol­lars ($200.00) to pay for pur­chase and main­te­nance of uni­form items and equip­ment not nor­mal­ly pro­vid­ed by the Employ­er.  Such funds shall be used through 
the use of vouch­ers or pur­chase orders, and up to Two Hun­dred Dol­lars ($200.00) of the main­te­nance allowance may be car­ried over from year to year, to a max­i­mum of Four Hun­dred Dol­lars ($400.00).

Sec­tion 10.  Shift Dif­fer­en­tial.  A shift dif­fer­en­tial shall be paid to employ­ees work­ing between the hours of 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M. at the rate of Fifty Cents ($0.50) per hour.