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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2587         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2424

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Tackey Chan

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the payment of an agency service fee .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

Raymond McGrath

159 Burgin Parkway


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2587        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2424

By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2424) of Tackey Chan and Raymond McGrath relative to the payment of collective bargaining agency service fees.  Public Service. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the payment of an agency service fee .
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Section 12 of Chapter 150E of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking the first paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following new paragraph:

              The commonwealth or any other employer shall require as a condition of employment the payment on or after the thirtieth day following the beginning of such employment a service fee to the employee organization which in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, is duly recognized by the employer or designated by the commission as the exclusive bargaining agent for the unit in which such employee is employed; provided, however, that such service fee shall not be imposed unless the collective bargaining agreement requiring its payment as a condition of employment has been formally executed, pursuant to a vote of a majority of all employees in such bargaining unit present and voting.

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