The massachusetts Community College Council, Massachusetts Teachers Association/NEA Division of Continuing Education (DCE) collective agreement covers the period from June 1, 2018 to August 31, 2020. Janus v. AFSME Council 31, __ US __; 138 pp. Ct. 2448 (June 27, 2018) Government employees who decide not to join the union may not be required to pay agency fees to the collective bargaining services union. The collective agreement of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) covers the period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020. The contract between the City and the union is called a collective agreement (CBA). Each union has its own CBA with the city. The CBA cannot exceed a period of three years, but it may apply for a longer period.
The process of negotiating succession agreements with unions is called collective bargaining. The Board of Directors of Higher Education negotiates six collective agreements concerning the national and community college, the University of Massachusetts, civil servants and municipal employees. Branch v. Commonwealth Employment Relations Board, 481 Mass. 810 (2019) Public employee unions can no longer collect agency fees from non-union members, but continue to provide exclusive representation in the negotiation of wages and working conditions for non-members in their bargaining units. Mgl c.150C Conciliation Collective Agreements The relevant parts of the collective agreements between the organization and management are provided below, as these agreements provide the Ministry with a guide for determining the prevailing rates of pay. In accordance with M.G.L.c 149, para. 26 ». The hourly rate of wages paid to such mechanics and apprentices, to crews, to drivers and to workers during the construction of public works may not be lower than the rate or rates of remuneration to be fixed by the Commissioner, such as provided… in one of the cities where the works are to be constructed, in certain professions and professions, by means of collective agreements or agreements in the private construction sector between organised work and employers, the rates or rates to be paid for such works must not be lower than the rates thus fixed. The Association of Professional Administrators (APA) collective agreement covers the period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020. This agreement is entered into by and between the Board of Directors of Higher Education and the Massachusetts Teachers Association/National Education Association as the exclusive bargaining agent for positions in the bargaining unit. A Guide to the Massachusetts Public Employee Collective Bargaining Law, Mass.
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