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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2153         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2255

 

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 collective bargaining rights.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

Raymond McGrath

National Association of Government Employees


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2153        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2255

By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2255) of Tackey Chan and Raymond McGrath relative to the use of a certain salary escalator in lieu of collective bargaining agreements.  Public Service. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2416 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to collective bargaining rights.
 

              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. Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapter 150E of the general laws or any general or special law to the contrary, any employee organization representing employees of the Commonwealth or it’s political subdivisions may elect, if their collective bargaining agreement has been extended as a result of an evergreen clause, so-called, for periods longer than one year, to adopt a salary escalator equivalent to the United States Department of Labor’s Consumer Price Index for the previous calendar year. The employee organization may continue to exercise this election for every one year period that their contract has been extended through the evergreen clause, so-called.

              SECTION 2. The provisions of section one of this act shall be applicable in the municipalities of the Commonwealth only upon the affirmative vote of the city council in the case of a city and the board of selectmen in the case of a town.

              SECTION 3. This act shall expire on August 31, 2014.

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