2013 - 2014 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 1,
TO SENATE BILL 224
September 17, 2013 - Offered by Senator Erpenbach.
40.95 (1) (a) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) 3. The employee has his or her compensation established in a 5
collective bargaining agreement under subch. I V
of ch. 111 and the employee is 6
employed by the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority.
111.81 (7) (g) of the statutes is created to read:
(g) Any employee of the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and 9
111.815 (1) (a)
In the furtherance of this subchapter, the state shall be 13
considered as a single employer and employment relations policies and practices
throughout the state service shall be as consistent as practicable. The office shall 2
negotiate and administer collective bargaining agreements. To coordinate the 3
employer position in the negotiation of agreements, the office shall maintain close 4
liaison with the legislature relative to the negotiation of agreements and the fiscal 5
ramifications of those agreements.
Except with respect to the collective bargaining unit specified in s.
7111.825 (1r), (1t),, as provided in subds. 2., 3., 4., and 5.,
the office is responsible for 8
the employer functions of the executive branch under this subchapter, and shall 9
coordinate its collective bargaining activities with operating state agencies on 10
matters of agency concern.
The legislative branch shall act upon those portions of tentative agreements 12
negotiated by the office that require legislative action.
With respect to the collective bargaining units specified in s. 111.825 (1r), 14
the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System is responsible for the 15
employer functions under this subchapter.
With respect to the collective bargaining units specified in s. 111.825 (1t), 17
the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison is responsible for the 18
employer functions under this subchapter.
With respect to the collective bargaining unit specified in s. 111.825 (1r) 20
(ef), the governing board of the charter school established by contract under s. 118.40 21
(2r) (cm) is responsible for the employer functions under this subchapter.
111.815 (1) (b) 5. of the statutes is created to read:
(b) 5. With respect to the collective bargaining units specified in s. 24
111.825 (1g), the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority is 25
responsible for the employer functions under this subchapter.
The director of the office shall, together with the appointing 4
authorities or their representatives, represent the state in its responsibility as an 5
employer under this subchapter except with respect to negotiations in the collective 6
bargaining unit specified in s. 111.825 (1g),
. The director of the office 7
shall establish and maintain, wherever practicable, consistent employment 8
relations policies and practices throughout the state service.
111.825 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(intro.) It is the legislative intent that in order to foster meaningful 11
collective bargaining, units must be structured in such a way as to avoid excessive 12
fragmentation whenever possible. In accordance with this policy, collective 13
bargaining units for employees in the classified service of the state
, except employees
14in the collective bargaining units specified in sub. (1g),
are structured on a statewide 15
basis with one collective bargaining unit for each of the following occupational 16
111.825 (1g) of the statutes is created to read:
Collective bargaining units for employees who are employed by 19
the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority are structured with one 20
collective bargaining unit for each of the following occupational groups:
(a) Clerical and related.
(b) Blue collar and nonbuilding trades.
(c) Building trades crafts.
(d) Security and public safety.
(f) Fiscal and staff services.
(g) Patient care.
The commission shall assign employees to the appropriate 7
collective bargaining units set forth in subs. (1), (1g),
(1r), (1t), and (2).
Any labor organization may petition for recognition as the exclusive 11
representative of a collective bargaining unit specified in sub. (1)
(1r), (1t), or 12
(2) in accordance with the election procedures set forth in s. 111.83, provided the 13
petition is accompanied by a 30% showing of interest in the form of signed 14
authorization cards. Each additional labor organization seeking to appear on the 15
ballot shall file petitions within 60 days of the date of filing of the original petition 16
and prove, through signed authorization cards, that at least 10% of the employees 17
in the collective bargaining unit want it to be their representative.
111.825 (4m) of the statutes is created to read:
If a single representative is certified to represent more than one 20
of the collective bargaining units specified in sub. (1g), that representative and the 21
employer may jointly agree to combine the collective bargaining units, subject to the 22
right of the employees in any of the collective bargaining units that were combined 23
to petition for an election under s. 111.83 (6). Any agreement under this subsection 24
is effective upon written notice of the agreement by the parties to the commission and 25
terminates upon written notice of termination by the parties to the commission or
upon decertification of the representative entering into the agreement as 2
representative of one of the combined collective bargaining units, whichever occurs 3
111.92 (1) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
(b) Any tentative agreement reached between the University of 6
Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, acting for the state, and any labor 7
organization representing a collective bargaining unit specified in s. 111.825 (1g) 8
shall, after official ratification by the labor organization, be executed by the parties.".
233.10 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(intro.) Subject to subs. (3), (3r) and (3t) and ch. 40 and the duty to
12engage in collective bargaining with employees in a collective bargaining unit for
13which a representative is certified under subch. V of ch. 111
, the authority shall 14
establish any of the following:".