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§ 16-217. Strikes

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLand UseEffective: October 1, 2012

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Land Use (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission [Titles 14-27] (Refs & Annos)
Title 16. Employment (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Collective Bargaining--in General (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2012
MD Code, Land Use, § 16-217
§ 16-217. Strikes
“Strike” defined
(a) In this section, “strike” means the action of an employee, in concert with others, to:
(1) refuse to report to work;
(2) stop or slow down work; or
(3) abstain wholly or partly from the full, faithful, and proper performance of duties when the object is to induce, influence, or coerce a change in the terms, conditions, rights, or privileges of employment.
Engaging, inducing, or ratifying of strike by employee or employee organization prohibited
(b) A Commission employee, a group of Commission employees, or an employee organization may not engage in, induce, initiate, or ratify a strike by Commission employees.
Enjoining of strike
(c) If a strike occurs, a court of competent jurisdiction may enjoin the strike on request of the Commission.
Compensation during strike prohibited
(d) An employee may not receive compensation from the Commission while the employee is engaged in a strike.
Disciplinary action
(e)(1) If an employee engages in, induces, initiates, or ratifies a strike, the Commission may take appropriate disciplinary action against the employee, including suspension or discharge.
(2) If disciplinary action is taken and appealed, the labor relations administrator shall hold a hearing on the disciplinary action at which the Commission, the employee, and any interested employee organization may present evidence and argument.
Decertification
(f)(1) If after a hearing an employee organization certified as an exclusive representative is found by the labor relations administrator to have assisted, authorized, or initiated a strike involving the refusal of Commission employees to report for work, the labor relations administrator shall revoke the certification of the employee organization for 1 year after the end of the strike.
(2) If after a hearing an employee organization certified as an exclusive representative is found by the labor relations administrator to have assisted, authorized, or initiated any other type of strike, the labor relations administrator may revoke the certification of the employee organization for up to 1 year after the end of the strike.

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Added by Acts 2012, c. 426, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2012.
MD Code, Land Use, § 16-217, MD LAND USE § 16-217
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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