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File #: O-44-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Public Hearing
File created: 10/16/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/23/2020 Final action:
Title: Employee Organizations - For the purpose of removing the deadline for employee organizations to petition the City for recognition as an exclusive bargaining agent for eligible government personnel.
Sponsors: Brooks Schandelmeier, Rob Savidge
Indexes: Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-44-20 Employee Organizations First Reader, 2. O-44-20 Staff Report.pdf, 3. O-44-20 Fiscal Impact Note
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Employee Organizations - For the purpose of removing the deadline for employee organizations to petition the City for recognition as an exclusive bargaining agent for eligible government personnel.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 44-20

Introduced by: Alderman Schandelmeier and Alderman Savidge
Co-sponsored by:

Referred to
Rules and City Government Committee
90 day Rule:___________

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Employee Organizations

FOR the purpose of removing the deadline for employee organizations to petition the City for recognition as an exclusive bargaining agent for eligible government personnel.

BY repealing and re-enacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2020 Edition
3.32.050


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Title 3 - HUMAN RESOURCES
Chapter 3.32 - EMPLOYEE-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS

Section 3.32.050 - Recognition of employee organizations.

A. An employee organization seeking recognition as an exclusive bargaining agent for eligible personnel within an appropriate unit of the City government may file with the City a petition seeking that recognition. A petition may not be accepted by the City unless filed by the employee organization during the month of October.
B. When evidence is presented to the City that at least thirty percent of the eligible personnel within an appropriate unit of the City government are members of an employee organization which seeks recognition for the purpose of bargaining on behalf of those personnel, the City shall grant those employees recognition as an employee organization after verifying, by a secret ballot election, that the majority of the employees in the appropriate unit desire to be represented by the employee organization. No election shall be conducted within an appropriate unit for the purpose of determining recognitio...

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