An Act To Allow Public Employers of Teachers to Negotiate Regarding Educational Policies
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 26 MRSA §965, sub-§1, ¶C, as amended by PL 2009, c. 107, §5, is further amended to read:
C. To confer and negotiate in good faith with respect to wages, hours, working conditions and contract grievance arbitration, except that by such obligation neither party may be compelled to agree to a proposal or be required to make a concession and except that public employers of teachers shall meet and consult but not and may negotiate with respect to educational policies ; for the purpose of this paragraph, educational policies may not include wages, hours, working conditions or contract grievance arbitration;
This bill allows, but does not require, public employers of teachers to negotiate with respect to educational policies.