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§ 23-809. Agreement requiring appropriation of additional funds

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: July 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division IV. Other Education Provisions [Titles 21-End] (Refs & Annos)
Title 23. Libraries (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 8. Baltimore County Public Library--Collective Bargaining (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2021
MD Code, Education, § 23-809
§ 23-809. Agreement requiring appropriation of additional funds
In general
(a) The Board shall submit a term of a collective bargaining agreement or memorandum of understanding entered into under §§ 23-807 and 23-808 of this subtitle to the County Executive with the Board's recommendation regarding whether the agreement or the mediator's decision requires an appropriation of additional funds.
County Executive’s approval or rejection of request for additional funding
(b)(1) The County Executive may approve or reject a request for additional funding under subsection (a) of this section, in whole or in part.
(2) If the County Executive approves a request under paragraph (1) of this subsection, the County Executive shall submit the request for additional funds to the County Council.
County Council’s approval or rejection of request for additional funding
(c) The County Council may approve or reject a request for additional funding, in whole or in part.
Renegotiation if additional funding rejected
(d)(1) If any part of a request for additional funding submitted to the County Executive or County Council under this subsection is rejected, the request for additional funds shall be returned to the employer and the certified exclusive representative for renegotiation within the limits of the funding allocated by the County Executive and County Council.
(2) The renegotiation shall be completed within a timetable established by the County Executive.
(3)(i) If an impasse is reached, the employer and the certified exclusive representative shall submit a final offer, within the limits of the funding allocated by the County Executive and County Council, for the review of the County Executive.
(ii) The County Executive shall select one of the offers submitted under subparagraph (i) of this paragraph.
(iii) The selection of the County Executive is binding on all parties.
Duties of employer and certified exclusive representative
(e)(1) The employer and the certified exclusive representative are mutually obligated to:
(i) Meet at reasonable times in consideration of the county's budget submission date; and
(ii) Negotiate in good faith on:
1. Wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment; and
2. Drafting a written collective bargaining agreement that contains all matters agreed on and signed by authorized representatives of both parties.
(2) The obligation to negotiate in good faith under paragraph (1)(ii) of this subsection:
(i) Requires that an effort be made by both parties to arrive at an agreement and reduce the agreement to writing within a reasonable period of time; and
(ii) Does not require that any concession be made by either party.

Credits

Added by Acts 2021, c. 747, § 1, eff. July 1, 2021; Acts 2021, c. 748, § 1, eff. July 1, 2021.
MD Code, Education, § 23-809, MD EDUC § 23-809
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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