Alaska Statutes.
Title 29. Municipal Government
Chapter 35. Municipal Powers and Duties
Section 685. Continuation of Collective Bargaining Agreements; Application of AS 23.40.070
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AS 29.35.685. Continuation of Collective Bargaining Agreements; Application of AS 23.40.070

(a) A collective bargaining agreement for employees of the state or its political subdivisions who are transferred to an authority under AS 29.35.600 - 29.35.730 shall remain in effect for the term of the agreement or for a period of one year, whichever is longer, and shall be binding on the authority unless the parties agree to the contrary before the expiration of the agreement. A labor-management negotiation impasse declared after a transfer of employees under this subsection but before the negotiation of a new collective bargaining agreement shall be resolved as provided in the collective bargaining agreement, except that if the collective bargaining agreement does not provide for a resolution, then as provided in AS 23.40.070 - 23.40.260.

(b) Employees of the state or a political subdivision of the state transferred to an authority shall retain, for a period of one year following the date of transfer or for the duration of a collective bargaining agreement transferred under (a) of this section, whichever is greater, all rights of participation in fringe benefit programs available to the employees on the day before the transfer, or in programs substantially equivalent.

(c) AS 23.40.070 - 23.40.260 apply to employees of an authority established under AS 29.35.600 - 29.35.730 unless all municipalities participating in the authority are exempt under sec. 4, ch. 113, SLA 1972.

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