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SF 4593

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 09/28/2022 02:58pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to legislative enactments; correcting miscellaneous oversights,
inconsistencies, ambiguities, unintended results, and technical errors; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 179A.20, subdivision 4.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 179A.20, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Grievance procedure.

(a) All contracts must include a grievance procedure
providing for compulsory binding arbitration of grievances including all written disciplinary
actions. If the parties cannot agree on the grievance procedure, they are subject to the
grievance procedure promulgated by the commissioner under section 179A.04, subdivision
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(b) Notwithstanding any home rule charter to the contrary, after the probationary period
of employment, any disciplinary action is subject to the grievance procedure and compulsory
binding arbitration.

(c) Employees covered by civil service systems created under chapter 43A, 44, 375,
387, 419, or 420, by a home rule charter under chapter 410, or by Laws 1941, chapter 423,
may pursue a grievance through the procedure established under this section. When the
grievance is also within the jurisdiction of appeals boards or appeals procedures created by
chapter 43A, 44, 375, 387, 419, or 420, by a home rule charter under chapter 410, or by
Laws 1941, chapter 423, the employee may proceed through the grievance procedure or the
civil service appeals procedure, but once a written grievance or appeal has been properly
filed or submitted by the employee or on the employee's behalf with the employee's consent
the employee may not proceed in the alternative manner.

(d) A teacher who elects a hearing before an arbitrator under section 122A.40, subdivision
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, or 122A.41, subdivision 13, or who elects or acquiesces to a hearing before the school
board may not later proceed in the alternative manner nor challenge the termination or
discharge through a grievance procedure required by this subdivision.

(e) This section does not require employers or employee organizations to negotiate on
matters other than terms and conditions of employment.

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new text begin Unless otherwise provided, each section of this act is effective at the time the provision
being corrected is effective.
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