The Vermont Statutes Online
JUDICIARY EMPLOYEES LABOR RELATIONS ACT
1014. Management rights
(a) The employer
shall be responsible for insuring consistency of the terms and conditions in
various agreements throughout the judiciary department and shall not agree to
any terms or conditions for which adequate funds are not available.
(b) Subject to
rights guaranteed by this chapter and other applicable laws, nothing in this
chapter shall be construed to interfere with the right of the employer to:
(1) Carry out
its statutory mandate and goals and to utilize personnel, methods and means in
the most appropriate manner.
necessary action to carry out its mission in an emergency situation.
(c) The employer
shall take any action necessary to implement and administer the provisions of a
legally binding agreement between the employer and an employee organization.
(d) The agency
of administration shall provide to the supreme court, on request, any
information that it possesses or can reasonably produce that it uses to prepare
for or conduct collective bargaining negotiations. The agency shall also
provide any services it provides to executive and legislative agencies or
departments related to the processing of the state's payroll and the
administration of benefits. In the event the bargaining agreement contains
provisions that require the agency of administration or the judiciary
department to expend more than what is typically budgeted for administration
and maintenance of the payroll or benefit administration system, the court
administrator shall request the funding at the time the agreement is submitted
to the general assembly for approval under subsection (c) of section 1036 of
this title. (Added 1997, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 9.)