2009 - 2010 LEGISLATURE
December 15, 2010 - Introduced by
Joint Committee on Employment Relations.
Referred to Committee on Senate Organization.
1An Act relating to: ratification of the agreement negotiated between the state
2of Wisconsin and the SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin, for the 2011-13 biennium,
3covering employees in the home care providers collective bargaining unit, and
4authorizing an expenditure of funds.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This proposal is introduced under section 111.92 (1) of the statutes. The
proposal ratifies the collective bargaining contract for employees in the home care
providers collective bargaining unit negotiated for the 2011-13 biennium under the
State Employment Labor Relations Act. The proposal authorizes expenditure of
moneys from Medical Assistance appropriations to fund the cost of this agreement.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
SB725, s. 1
The legislature ratifies the tentative 6
agreement negotiated for the 2011-13 biennium between the state of Wisconsin, the 7
department of health services, and the SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin, covering
employees in the home care providers collective bargaining unit under subchapter 2
V of chapter 111 of the statutes, as approved by the employees of the home care 3
providers collective bargaining unit and approved and recommended by the joint 4
committee on employment relations, and authorizes the necessary expenditure of 5
moneys for implementation from the appropriations made by section 20.435 (4) (b) 6
and (o) of the statutes. The secretary of health services shall file an official copy of 7
the agreement, certified by the cochairpersons of the joint committee on employment 8
relations, with the secretary of state. No formal or informal agreement between the 9
parties that is not a part of the official copy is deemed to be approved by the 10
legislature under this act.
(1) This act takes effect on the day following publication, except that those 13
provisions specifically identified as having other effective dates in the agreement 14
covering employees in the home care providers collective bargaining unit are 15
effective on the dates provided in that agreement.