Policy HAA: Collective Bargaining Planning

The Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee, in conjunction with theSuperintendent and appropriate administrative staff, will conduct areview of the contract language and financial guidelines in planningcollective bargaining.  Such review will include:

A. Information to be gathered by the Superintendent and administrative staff:

  • Review of contract language with appropriate administrators, personnel staff, supervisors and   others to identify possible proposals.

  • Consultation with all administrators and all members of the Amherst, Pelham, and Regional  School Committees to obtain suggestions for contract proposals.

  • Consultation with the Town Manager (or if there is no Town Administrator, the Chair of   Select Board) and the Finance Committee of each town on financial guidelines for proposals.

  • B. Discussion of bargaining goals in Executive Session meetings:

  • Review of bargaining goals in executive session with the Regional School Committee.

  • Discussion by the Negotiating Team or by the Regional School Committee of bargaining goals with the Regional School Committee’s Negotiating Agent.

  • LEGAL REF:

    MGL 150:E1, 150E:2, 150E:3, 150E:4, 150E:5, 150E:6, 150E:7, 150E:8, 150E:9, 150E:10, 150E:11, 150E:12, 150E:13, 150E:14,150E:15, 30A:20, 30A:21, 30A:22, 30A:23, 71:37E

     Region Voted to Approve: 9/27/11
    Amherst Voted to Approve:
    Pelham Voted to Approve:
    Effective Date: