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§ 11-1131-A. Strikes prohibited in certain circumstances

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: July 5, 2012

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XI-a. Collective Bargaining
Subarticle (d). Strikes and Lockouts
Effective: July 5, 2012
24 P.S. § 11-1131-A
§ 11-1131-A. Strikes prohibited in certain circumstances
(a) One year after a contract impasse, the Secretary of Education may request a public hearing in the school district of impasse. The public hearing process shall follow the following requirements:
(1) The hearing shall include testimony from the school board of the district, school district administration, the employe organization and any additional party requested by the Secretary of Education.
(2) The public shall have thirty (30) days to submit written testimony. Testimony may be received from experts commenting on the social, emotional and educational well-being of the students in the school district.
(3) Within ninety (90) days following the public hearing, the Secretary of Education shall issue a report on recommendations regarding the impasse.
(b) A strike must cease where the parties request fact-finding for the duration of the fact-finding. A strike must end where the parties agree to arbitration. Strikes are prohibited:
(1) During the period of up to ten (10) days provided for under section 1125-A(a).1
(2) During final best-offer arbitration, including the period of up to ten (10) days after receipt of the determination of the arbitrators during which the governing body of the school entity may consider the determination.
(3) When the arbitrators' determination becomes final and binding.

Credits

1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XI-A, § 1131-A, added 1992, July 9, P.L. 403, No. 88, § 1, imd. effective. Amended 2012, July 5, P.L. 965, No. 105, § 1, imd. effective.

Footnotes

24 P.S. § 11-1125-A.
24 P.S. § 11-1131-A, PA ST 24 P.S. § 11-1131-A
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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