Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to deny any person or employee the rights granted by federal or state laws, or the Water Code’s provisions. The provisions of this chapter shall not be construed to conflict with the provisions of Cal. Gov’t Code ch. 10, div. 4, tit. 1, § 3500 et seq.
The rights, powers, and authority of the district’s board in all matters shall not be modified or restricted by this chapter, including the right to maintain any legal action.
Nothing contained in this chapter shall abrogate any written agreement between any employee organization and the district in effect on the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter. All such agreements shall continue in effect for the duration of the term specified therein, unless modified or rescinded by mutual agreement of the parties thereto.