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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2150         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2253

 

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 providing that dispute resolution procedures shall be available over issues arising during mid-term bargaining.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

Raymond McGrath

National Association of Government Employees


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2150        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2253

By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2253) of Tackey Chan and Raymond McGrath relative to collective bargaining dispute resolution procedures.  Public Service. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2422 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act providing that dispute resolution procedures shall be available over issues arising during mid-term bargaining.
 

              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 9 of Chapter 150E of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out the first paragraph of said Section 9 and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              After a reasonable period of negotiation over the terms of a collective bargaining agreement or over mid-term bargaining issues, either party or the parties acting jointly may petition the board for a determination of the existence of an impasse.

              Section 2. Chapter 1078 of the Acts of 1973, as most recently amended by Chapter 589 of the acts of 1987, is hereby amended by adding thereto the following new Section 5:-

              Section 5. The dispute resolution procedures set forth in this Section 4A shall be available to parties over issues arising during mid-term bargaining.

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