The Vermont Statutes Online
STATE EMPLOYEES LABOR RELATIONS ACT
LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
928. Rules and regulations
(a) The Board
shall make and may amend and rescind and adopt such rules and regulations
consistent with this chapter, as may be necessary to carry out the provisions
of this chapter.
Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, rules and
regulations adopted by the Board as they relate to grievance appeals shall
(1) If a
collective bargaining agreement provides that an appeal to the Board will
constitute the final step in the grievance procedure, all employees and other
persons authorized by this chapter shall have the right to appeal to the Board
in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Board.
(2) That a
reasonable notice be given to the State agency or officer, and State employee,
and the representative concerned and to the Commissioner of Human Resources.
(3) That all
hearings of the Board shall be public and, unless both parties concerned
request that it be formal, hearings shall be informal and not subject to the
rules of pleadings, procedure and evidence of the courts of the State.
(4) That all
parties in interest to any appeal shall be entitled to be heard on any matter
(5) That in
appeals from the decisions of the Department of Human Resources or any State
agency or officer, the State agency and officer and the State employee shall be
parties in interest, and the Commissioner of Human Resources or the collective
bargaining representative on motion, may intervene as a party in interest.
(6) That the
parties at interest shall have the right to present witnesses, give evidence,
and examine witnesses before the Board. (Added 1969, No. 113, § 1; amended
1977, No. 109, § 8, eff. July 3, 1977; 1987, No. 243 (Adj. Sess.), § 9, eff.
June 13, 1988; 2003, No. 156 (Adj. Sess.), § 15; 2015, No. 35, § 3, eff. May