SECTION 1. Section 6 of chapter 150E of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “negotiation.”, in line 11, the following words:- ; provided further, that any provision of a contract for the immediately preceding prior period negotiated in good faith shall be negotiable in a successor agreement, including, but not limited to, provisions on management rights.
SECTION 2. Subsection 3(a) of section 4A of chapter 1078 of the acts of 1973, inserted by section 1 of chapter 589 of the Acts of 1987, is hereby amended by inserting after the words “and provided, further, that the scope of arbitration in firefighter matters shall not include the right to appoint and promote employees.” the following words:- ; and provided, further, that any provision of a contract for the immediately preceding prior period negotiated in good faith shall be within the scope of arbitration, including, but not limited to, provisions on management rights.
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