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§ 23-811. Rights and duties of employer

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

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Effective: July 1, 2021
MD Code, Education, § 23-811
§ 23-811. Rights and duties of employer
(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, it is the exclusive right of the employer to:
(1) Determine the purposes and objectives of each of its constituent offices and departments;
(2) Set standards of services to be offered to the public;
(3) Exercise control and discretion over its organization and operations; and
(4) Determine the methods, means, personnel, and other resources by which the employer's operations are to be conducted, including:
(i) The use of volunteers; and
(ii) The contracting out of work if considered necessary.
(b) Subject to applicable provisions of a collective bargaining agreement and in accordance with the Baltimore County Charter and other applicable laws, the employer may:
(1) Direct its employees;
(2) Hire, promote, transfer, assign, or retain employees;
(3) Establish reasonable work rules; and
(4) Demote, suspend, discharge, or take any other disciplinary action against its employees for just cause.
Scope of section
(c) The provisions of this section shall be deemed to be part of every agreement executed between the employer and a certified exclusive representative.
Right of employee to submit grievance
(d) This section may not be construed to deny the right of an employee to submit a grievance with regard to the employer's exercise of its rights under this section.
Collective bargaining agreement supersedes conflicting regulation or administrative policy
(e) Except as otherwise provided by law, if employees have entered into a collective bargaining agreement with the employer under this subtitle, the collective bargaining agreement entered into supersedes any conflicting regulation or administrative policy of the employer.


Added by Acts 2021, c. 747, § 1, eff. July 1, 2021; Acts 2021, c. 748, § 1, eff. July 1, 2021.
MD Code, Education, § 23-811, MD EDUC § 23-811
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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