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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 264         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1227

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jennifer L. Flanagan

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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.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jennifer L. Flanagan

Worcester and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 264        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1227

By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1227) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to reject that union membership be required to pay the fair share provision.  Public Service. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1302 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.
 

              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.  The second  paragraph of section 12 of chapter 150E of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following subparagraph:-

              If an agency service fee is not negotiated in the collective bargaining agreement the fair share provision shall apply to any employee who chooses not to join the union by paying to the union a percentage equal for negotiations for wages, benefits and working conditions and grievance and arbitration rights.  Failure of an employee to pay the fair share provision shall exclude him from any and all relief of the collective bargaining agreement with the exception of the negotiated COLA increases.

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