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SF 4238

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/11/2020 03:47pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; prioritizing contracts for public safety employees;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 179A.10, subdivision 1.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 179A.10, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.


The commissioner of management and budget shall meet
and negotiate with the exclusive representative of each of the units specified in this section,
except as provided in section 43A.06, subdivision 1, paragraph (c). new text beginThe commissioner must
prioritize negotiations with exclusive representatives of units that protect the public safety.
new text end The units provided in this section are the only appropriate units for executive branch state
employees. The following employees shall be excluded from any appropriate unit:

(1) the positions and classes of positions in the classified and unclassified services defined
as managerial by the commissioner of management and budget in accordance with section
43A.18, subdivision 3, and so designated in the official state compensation schedules;

(2) unclassified positions in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities defined as
managerial by the Board of Trustees;

(3) positions of all unclassified employees appointed by a constitutional officer;

(4) positions in the Bureau of Mediation Services and the Public Employment Relations

(5) positions of employees whose classification is pilot or chief pilot;

(6) administrative law judge and compensation judge positions in the Office of
Administrative Hearings; and

(7) positions of all confidential employees.

The governor may upon the unanimous written request of exclusive representatives of
units and the commissioner direct that negotiations be conducted for one or more units in
a common proceeding or that supplemental negotiations be conducted for portions of a unit
or units defined on the basis of appointing authority or geography.