179.135 PROTECTION OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS.
Subdivision 1. Agreement protected from intervention.
No employer holding a valid
collective bargaining agreement with any labor organization recognized or certified by the
commissioner of mediation services or the National Labor Relations Board as the accredited
bargaining representative for the employees or any group of employees of such employer shall be
required to enter into negotiations with any other labor organization respecting the employees
covered by the existing union agreement, so long as the existing agreement remains in full force
and effect in accordance with its terms except where a successor labor organization has been
certified as the representative of the employees covered by such agreement by the commissioner
of mediation services or the National Labor Relations Board and recognized by the employer.
Subd. 2. Prohibition against violation.
The violation of the provisions of this section by any
officer, business agent, employee or other representative of any labor organization is prohibited.
History: 1947 c 593 s 1,2; 1969 c 1129 art 2 s 10; 1987 c 186 s 15