2019 Indiana Code
Title 20. Education
Article 29. Collective Bargaining for Teachers
Chapter 6. Collective Bargaining
20-29-6-1. Duty to bargain collectively and discuss; public hearing

Universal Citation: IN Code § 20-29-6-1 (2019)
IC 20-29-6-1 Duty to bargain collectively and discuss; public hearing

Sec. 1. (a) School employers and school employees shall:

(1) have the obligation and the right to bargain collectively the items set forth in section 4 of this chapter;

(2) have the right and obligation to discuss any item set forth in section 7 of this chapter; and

(3) enter into a contract embodying any of the matters listed in section 4 of this chapter on which they have bargained collectively.

(b) Notwithstanding any other law, before a school employer and school employees may privately negotiate the matters described in subsection (a)(1) during the time period for formal collective bargaining established in section 12 of this chapter, the parties must hold at least one (1) public hearing and take public testimony to discuss the items described in subsection (a).

[Pre-2005 Elementary and Secondary Education Recodification Citation: 20-7.5-1-3.]

As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.13. Amended by P.L.48-2011, SEC.11; P.L.274-2019, SEC.1.

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