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12 labor

  1. 1. Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector Session 12
  2. 2. Statutory Authority <ul><li>Federal Government </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Order 10988 of 1962 </li></ul><ul><li>The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 </li></ul><ul><li>B. State of Iowa </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter 20, Public Employment Relations (Collective Bargaining) </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Federal Model (Applied to States) <ul><li>The Federal Labor Relations Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Determination of the bargaining unit </li></ul><ul><li>Election and certification </li></ul><ul><li>Contract negotiation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mediation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fact finding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Binding arbitration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unfair practices </li></ul><ul><li>Impasse procedure </li></ul><ul><li>Contract ratification </li></ul><ul><li>Contract administratrion </li></ul>
  4. 4. Scope of Negotiations <ul><li>Wages </li></ul><ul><li>Hours </li></ul><ul><li>Vacations </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Holidays </li></ul><ul><li>Leaves of absence </li></ul><ul><li>Overtime compensation </li></ul><ul><li>Job classification </li></ul><ul><li>Health and safety matters </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation procedures </li></ul><ul><li>In-service training </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Direct the work </li></ul><ul><li>Hire, promote, demote, transfer, assign </li></ul><ul><li>Suspend or discharge for cause </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain efficient operations </li></ul><ul><li>Relieve employees for lack of work </li></ul><ul><li>Determine methods of work </li></ul><ul><li>Mission of the agency </li></ul><ul><li>Initiate, prepare, and administer the budget </li></ul>Non-Negotiables
  6. 6. Prohibited Practices <ul><li>Lockouts </li></ul><ul><li>Strikes </li></ul><ul><li>Refusal to negotiate in good faith </li></ul><ul><li>Picketing </li></ul><ul><li>Interference </li></ul><ul><li>Discharge or discrimination </li></ul>
  7. 7. Impasse Procedures <ul><li>Mediation (10 days) </li></ul><ul><li>Fact finding (15 days) </li></ul><ul><li>Binding arbitration (“final offer” on impasse items only) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Collective Bargaining: A Local Example <ul><li>Five bargaining units in Ames </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Police, Fire, Electric Power, Electric Distributor, Blue Collar </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contract negotiation normally for every two years </li></ul><ul><li>Impasse process begins in January </li></ul><ul><li>The budget approval on March 15th </li></ul>
  9. 9. Binding Arbitration <ul><li>Impasse over vacation policy </li></ul><ul><li>Police union </li></ul><ul><li>City management </li></ul><ul><li>The 3-member arbitration panel </li></ul><ul><li>The rule of reasonableness </li></ul>
  10. 10. Arbitration Panel <ul><li>Look at past collective bargaining contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Compare with other comparable cities </li></ul><ul><li>Examine the ability to raise funds to meet the request </li></ul><ul><li>Other relevant considerations </li></ul><ul><li>A majority rule </li></ul>

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