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</p> <p>Page 1 of 1<br /> 67C.402 Employees&#8217; right to organize for the purpose of collective bargaining &#8212;<br /> Mayor to represent consolidated local government.<br /> (1) Police officers of a consolidated local government shall have, and shall be protected<br /> in the exercise of, the right of self-organization, to form, join, or assist any labor <br />organization, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing <br />on questions of wages, hours, and other conditions of employment free from <br />interference, restraint, or coercion.<br /> (2) Labor organizations designated by the cabinet as the representative of the majority<br /> of police officers in an appropriate unit or recognized by a consolidated local <br />government as the representative of the majority of employees in an appropriate unit <br />shall be the exclusive representative for the employees of that unit for the purpose <br />of collective bargaining with respect to rates of pay, wages, hours, and other <br />conditions of employment.<br /> (3) Labor organizations recognized by a consolidated local government as the exclusive<br /> representative or so designated in accordance with the provisions of this section <br />shall be responsible for representing the interest of all police officers in the unit <br />without discrimination.<br /> (4) When a labor organization has been designated in accordance with the provisions of<br /> this section as the exclusive representative of police officers in an appropriate unit, <br />the mayor of a consolidated local government or his designated authorized <br />representative shall represent the consolidated local government in collective <br />bargaining with the labor organization.<br /> Effective: July 15, 2010 <br />History: Amended 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 24, sec. 65, effective July 15, 2010. &#8212; Created<br /> 2004 Ky. Acts ch. 101, sec. 2, effective July 13, 2004. </p> <p>