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§ 23-801. Definitions

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, § 23-801
§ 23-801. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) “Board” means the Baltimore County Public Library Board of Trustees.
Certified exclusive representative
(c) “Certified exclusive representative” means the employee organization that has been certified as the collective bargaining agent for a bargaining unit.
Confidential employee
(d) “Confidential employee” means an employee who:
(1) Has access to confidential information, including budgetary and fiscal data, subject to use by the employer in collective bargaining or in the adjudication of grievances; or
(2) Works in a close and continuing confidential relationship assisting or aiding a management employee.
County Council
(e) “County Council” means the Baltimore County Council.
County Executive
(f) “County Executive” means the Baltimore County Executive.
(g) “Director” means the Director of the Baltimore County Public Library, or the Director's designee.
(h)(1) “Employee” means a full-time or part-time employee of the library.
(2) “Employee” does not include a confidential employee, management employee, or supervisory employee.
Employee organization
(i) “Employee organization” means an organization that admits employees of the employer as members and has as a primary purpose the representation of the employees in their relations with the employer.
(j) “Employer” means the Baltimore County Public Library and the Board.
Management employee
(k) “Management employee” means an employee who generally has authority and who:
(1) Formulates policy that is applicable throughout a bargaining unit;
(2) Has a significant role in personnel administration, employee relations, or the preparation and administration of budgets for the employer; or
(3) May reasonably be required to:
(i) Assist directly in the preparation for and conduct of collective bargaining negotiations on behalf of the employer; or
(ii) Have a major role in the administration of resulting collective bargaining agreements.
Supervisory employee
(l) “Supervisory employee” means an employee who is authorized to:
(1) Hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, or discipline employees;
(2) Responsibly direct employees for more than 50% of the employee's working hours; or
(3) Address and resolve the grievances of employees.


Added by Acts 2021, c. 747, § 1, eff. July 1, 2021; Acts 2021, c. 748, § 1, eff. July 1, 2021. Amended by Acts 2021, c. 109, § 5.
MD Code, Education, § 23-801, MD EDUC § 23-801
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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