3.1 The CSU retains and reserves unto itself, without limitation, whether exercised or not, all powers, rights, authorities, duties, and responsibilities which have not been specifically abridged, delegated or modified by this Agreement.
3.2 When the CSU deems it necessary in order to carry out the mission and operations of the campus, the CSU may contract out work to external vendors and third-party providers of services provided that the contracting out does not displace bargaining unit employees. "Displacement" includes layoff, demotion, involuntary transfer to a new classification, involuntary transfer to a new satellite campus location or a location requiring a change of residence, and involuntary timebase reductions.
Long-Term Contracting Out
3.3 Long-term contracting out shall mean contracting out work which is more than one hundred eighty (180) days.
3.4 The CSU shall notify the Union when contracting out is to be on a long-term basis for an initial long-term contract. Notice to the Union shall be no later than one hundred twenty (120) days prior to the commencement of long-term contracting out.
3.5 In emergency circumstances, when the University enters into a contract under which long-term contracting out will commence in less than forty (40) days, when possible, notification shall be made two (2) weeks prior to implementing the contract, but in no event later than ten (10) working days after commencement of the long-term contracting out.
3.6 The Union may request to meet and confer on the impact of long-term contracting out work within 30 days of receiving notice from the CSU. The CSU and CSUEU shall schedule a meet and confer for this purpose within thirty (30) days of such a request.
3.7 CSU shall notify the Union prior to contracting out for a successor contract. Notice to the Union shall be no later than ninety (90) days prior to contracting out. If there is no Request for Proposal, the CSU shall notify the Union no later than ninety (90) days prior to the commencement of the contracting out. Within thirty (30) days, the Union shall inform the CSU whether or not it wishes to meet and confer.
Contracting Out Information
3.8 Prior to meeting and conferring on long-term contracting out or contracting out under a successor contract, the University will provide to CSUEU all existing relevant written information, which may include, the Request for Proposal, copies of all bids received, any cost analysis used by the University to evaluate the need for contracting out, and copies of all consultants' reports, if any, used by the University in making its decision regarding contracting out. The meeting will not delay the commencement of the contracting out.