§928. Rules and regulations

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Published: 2015

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Title

03

:
Executive






Chapter

027

:
STATE EMPLOYEES LABOR RELATIONS ACT






Subchapter

002
:
LABOR RELATIONS BOARD










 

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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.

(b)

Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, rules and

regulations adopted by the Board as they relate to grievance appeals shall

provide:

(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

at issue.

(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

26, 2015.)
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