2016 HB 27, sponsored by Delegate Hayes, is a 15 page bill for the purpose of (in part):
establishing collective bargaining rights for specified community college employees
This bill adds subtitles to the Maryland education Article, setting a framework for unionization, union elections, appeals, etc. There may be up to four exclusive collective bargaining units per community college:
THE BARGAINING UNITS SHALL INCLUDE:
(I) ONE UNIT RESERVED FOR FULL–TIME FACULTY;
(II) ONE UNIT RESERVED FOR PART–TIME FACULTY;
(III) ONE UNIT RESERVED FOR THE REMAINING ELIGIBLE EXEMPT EMPLOYEES, AS DEFINED IN THE FEDERAL FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT; AND
(IV) ONE UNIT RESERVED FOR ELIGIBLE NONEXEMPT EMPLOYEES, AS DEFINED IN THE FEDERAL FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT.
Interested parties will want to read the entire bill.
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