Can you give some directions on an example of a public sector labor statute order of a state, explain its unique features, and anything you find interesting in this law. Also explain how it differs from the National labor relations act and the FLRA (federal labor relation authority)© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 8:10 am ad1c9bdddf
For the state, I chose Pennsylvania concerning unfair labor practices (public sector).
The text of the relevant laws are here:
The fact is that labor legislation is highly uniform. Differences among the legal statutes are minor.
Government management may not interfere with the creation of employee organizations such as unions or credit services. The government must work in good faith. No retaliation for union membership is permitted. If a jurisdictional controversy is involved, no strikes are permitted. It is also illegal to encourage strikes.
PA is not a "right to work" state, though legislation is currently being considered. Article IV of the code above however, prohibits any coercive measures to bring an employee into a union. The only exception to this is if, in a contract, there is a stipulation that employees must, for a time, be in the union. In other words, if it is written into the contract, then union membership can be mandatory, but only for the time specified in the contract itself.
In article X, strikes from prison guards, mental health employees or the support staff of the court system are forbidden.
In addition, if you are not part of the union or agency that is presently picketing, you are in violation of the law, since you have no connection to the union. ...
Public sector labor statutes are examined.
Public Sector Labor Relations
1. Analyze the Taylor Law and the Triborough Amendment, and then the public employee labor laws of THREE other states.
2 Compare them to New York's laws.
3. Express your opinion on whether these laws are equitable, necessary, unfair, etc.
4. Answer the question: "How will further limitations on public employee bargaining, as proposed in several states, impact the growth of public employee unions, especially teachers' unions?