Chapter 41.56 RCW

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

Sections
Declaration of purpose.
Application of chapter.
Application of chapter to employees of institutions of higher educationExceptionsLimitations on bargaining.
Application of chapter to University of Washington printing craft employees.
Application of chapter to classified employees of technical colleges.
Application of chapter to education providers under chapter 28A.193 RCW.
Application of chapter to charter schools.
Application of chapter to individual providers under chapter 74.39A RCW.
Application of chapter to passenger-only ferry employees.
Application of chapter to family child care providersGovernor as public employerProcedureIntent.
Application of chapter to adult family home providersGovernor as public employerProcedureIntent.
Definitions.
Right of employees to organize and designate representatives without interference.
Disagreement in selection of bargaining representativeDisagreement as to merger of bargaining unitsIntervention by commission.
Determination of bargaining unitBargaining representative.
Election to ascertain bargaining representative.
Certification of bargaining representativeScope of representation.
Rules and regulations.
Authority and duty of employer to engage in collective bargainingLimitationsMediation, grievance procedures upon failure to agree.
DuesDeduction from pay.
Individual providersFamily child care providersAdult family home providersLanguage access providersDeductions from payments for duesState is payor, not employer.
Right to strike not granted.
Collective bargaining agreementsAuthorized provisions.
Collective bargaining agreementsEffect of terminationApplication of section.
ArbitratorsSelectionAdditional method.
Rules and regulations of Washington state personnel resources boardMandatory subjects.
Unfair labor practices for public employer enumerated.
Unfair labor practices for bargaining representative enumerated.
Commission to prevent unfair labor practices and issue remedial orders and cease and desist orders.
Applicability of administrative procedure act to commission action.
University of WashingtonCertain employees enrolled in an academic programScope of collective bargaining.
Washington State UniversityCertain employees enrolled in an academic programScope of collective bargaining.
Department to prevent unfair labor practices and issue remedial ordersApplication to state civil service employees.
Right of employee representing bargaining unit to be absent from employment during legislative sessionReplacement.
Rights of employees and bargaining representatives of school districts dissolved due to financial insolvency.
Uniformed personnelLegislative declaration.
Uniformed personnelNegotiationsDeclaration of an impasseAppointment of mediator.
Uniformed personnelInterest arbitration panelPowers and dutiesHearingsFindings and determination.
Interest arbitration panel a state agency.
Uniformed personnelInterest arbitration panelDeterminationsFactors to be considered.
Uniformed personnelArbitration panelRights of parties.
Uniformed personnelApplication of chapter to Washington state patrolBargaining subjects.
Uniformed personnelApplication of chapter to Washington state patrolMediation and arbitration.
Uniformed personnelRefusal to submit to proceduresInvoking jurisdiction of superior courtContempt.
Uniformed employeesStrikes prohibitedViolationsContempt of court.
Application of uniformed personnel collective bargaining provisions to employees of public passenger transportation systemsConditions.
Commercial nuclear plantsApplication of chapter to certain employees.
School district collective bargaining agreementsRequired action districts.
Application of chapter to language access providersGovernor as public employerProcedureIntent.
Application of chapter to certain postdoctoral and clinical university employees.
Short titleEffective date1967 ex.s. c 108.
Uniformed personnelProvisions additionalLiberal construction.
Construction of chapterCertain agreements subject to RCW 28A.400.320.
Conflict with federal requirements2006 c 54.
Short title2006 c 54.
Effective date2006 c 54.
Retroactive date in collective bargaining agreements allowable, when.
NOTES:
Reviser's note: Throughout chapter 41.56 RCW, the phrase "this act" has been changed to "this chapter." "This act" [1967 ex.s. c 108] is codified as this chapter and RCW 41.06.150.
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