To prohibit public school employee unions from bargaining over staffing decisions, including assignments, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, methods for assessing “effectiveness,” discipline and merit pay systems. Current law already bans bargaining over privatization, school schedules and several other items. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on May 10, 2011
Reported in the House on May 19, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 8, 2011
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 8, 2011
Amendment offered by Rep. Ken Yonker (R) on June 8, 2011
To simplify a provision prohibiting bargaining over how teacher performance is used to determine any merit pay policies, by stripping out additional language potentially limiting the prohibition to how this affects "the bargaining unit".
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 8, 2011