Tag Archives: Collective bargaining for public employees

City Can Establish Rules For Decertification of Police Union

A recent Missouri Court Appeals decision held that the Missouri “Meet and Confer Law” does not cover Police Department employees; therefore, the City of St. Louis could provide for its own procedures relating to collective bargaining,  including decertification of a … Continue reading

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Court will not read terms into collective bargaining agreement

As Missouri moves into full-scale collective bargaining with public employee unions there will be many questions concerning how the courts will interpret collective bargaining agreements between public employers and unions.  Most analysts concede that unions have the upper hand with … Continue reading

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TRILOGY OF CASES CHANGE MISSOURI PUBLIC SECTOR LABOR LAW

Three Missouri Supreme Court cases  – two of which were decided in November of 2012 – have dramatically changed the face of collective bargaining in Missouri.  The framers of the 1945 Missouri Constitution included as part of the bill of … Continue reading

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