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§ 15-109. Employee relations

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHousing and Community Development

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Housing and Community Development (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Housing Authorities [Titles 12-End] (Refs & Annos)
Title 15. Baltimore City (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Housing & Community Development, § 15-109
§ 15-109. Employee relations
Collective bargaining
(a)(1) The Baltimore Authority may recognize and engage in collective bargaining with the exclusive bargaining representatives of all appropriate employee bargaining units, including units consisting of:
(i) maintenance, housekeeping, and technical personnel;
(ii) administrative and clerical personnel; and
(iii) supervisory personnel.
(2) The power under paragraph (1) of this section includes the power of the Baltimore Authority to:
(i) deal with and, through an exclusive bargaining representative, address grievances and settle disputes;
(ii) meet and bargain in good faith with an exclusive bargaining representative about wages, hours, working conditions, and other terms and conditions of employment to form a binding labor agreement; and
(iii) draft and execute labor agreements that last not more than 3 consecutive fiscal years.
(3) A bargaining unit under paragraph (1) of this subsection may not include:
(i) confidential employees;
(ii) contractual employees employed for less than 5 consecutive years;
(iii) probationary employees;
(iv) attorneys in the general counsel's office;
(v) supervisors, as defined in 29 U.S.C. § 152(11); or
(vi) employees whose main responsibility is to manage or direct independently the assets and affairs of the Baltimore Authority.
Binding arbitration
(b) The Baltimore Authority may engage in binding third-party arbitration of:
(1) disputes over a term or condition of employment; and
(2) grievances that relate to the interpretation or application of a written collective bargaining agreement, employment regulation, or work rule.
Collective bargaining
(c) The Baltimore Authority may exercise any power that is necessary and appropriate to establish and implement a system of collective bargaining with its employees.

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Added by Acts 2006, c. 63, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2006.
MD Code, Housing & Community Development, § 15-109, MD HOUS & CMTY DEV § 15-109
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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