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Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Public safety officer contract negotiations. Requires a county, city, town, or township (unit) that does not have a procedure for resolution of an impasse in contract negotiations through alternative dispute resolution with an employee organization for the unit's police or fire department employees, to include in a written agreement entered into with the employee organization after June 30, 2019 that: (1) the parties to submit to nonbinding mediation if they fail to agree to a new agreement within one year after the existing agreement expires. (2) the agreement continue without any change in its terms and conditions until the earlier Public safety officer contract negotiations. Requires a county, city, town, or township (unit) that does not have a procedure for resolution of an impasse in contract negotiations through alternative dispute resolution with an employee organization for the unit's police or fire department employees, to include in a written agreement entered into with the employee organization after June 30, 2019 that: (1) the parties to submit to nonbinding mediation if they fail to agree to a new agreement within one year after the existing agreement expires. (2) the agreement continue without any change in its terms and conditions until the earlier of the following: (A) The parties fail to reach an agreement after mediating the dispute, at which time the written agreement no longer binds the parties. (B) The date the parties execute a new written agreement. ... View more