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House Bill 1407

House Bill 1407

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1407 (Updated February 20, 2001 5:42 PM - DI 84)

Collective bargaining for public safety employees. Allows the police officers and firefighters of a unit (a county, city, town, or township) to bargain collectively with an employer through an exclusive representative. Requires the Indiana education employment relations board to implement the collective bargaining law. Specifies the rights and duties of employees and employers in collective bargaining. Provides for the recognition of exclusive representatives, payroll deductions, complaint proceedings before the board, judicial review of complaints, mediation, and arbitration. Prohibits lockouts and strikes. Provides that an agent appointed by a unit to conduct collective bargaining for the unit is not a "governing body" for open door law purposes.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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