2013 - 2014 LEGISLATURE
December 23, 2013 - 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 Professional Employees in Research, Statistics, and
3Analysis for the 2013-14 fiscal year, covering employees in the professional
4research, statistics, and analysis collective bargaining unit, and authorizing an
5expenditure 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 state employees in the
professional research, statistics, and analysis collective bargaining unit negotiated
for the 2013-14 fiscal year under the State Employment Labor Relations Act.
Currently, statutory program supplement appropriations fund the costs of collective
bargaining agreements to the extent that they exceed budgeted costs. The proposal
authorizes expenditure of moneys from those appropriations to fund the cost of this
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:
The legislature ratifies the tentative 2
agreement negotiated for the 2013-14 fiscal year between the state of Wisconsin, the 3
office of state employment relations, and the Professional Employees in Research, 4
Statistics, and Analysis, covering employees in the professional research, statistics, 5
and analysis collective bargaining unit under subchapter V of chapter 111 of the 6
statutes, as approved by the employees of the professional research, statistics, and 7
analysis collective bargaining unit and approved and recommended by the joint 8
committee on employment relations, and authorizes the necessary expenditure of 9
moneys for implementation from the appropriations made by section 20.865 (1) of the 10
statutes, subject to section 20.865 (intro.) of the statutes. The director of the office 11
of state employment relations shall file an official copy of the agreement, certified by 12
the cochairpersons of the joint committee on employment relations, with the 13
secretary of state. No formal or informal agreement between the parties that is not 14
a part of the official copy is deemed to be approved by the legislature under this act.
(1) This act takes effect on the day after publication, except that those 17
provisions specifically identified as having other effective dates in the agreement 18
covering employees in the professional research, statistics, and analysis collective 19
bargaining unit are effective on the dates provided in that agreement.