Texas Local Government Code

Sec. § 174.105
Duty to Bargain Collectively in Good Faith


(a)

If the fire fighters, police officers, or both of a political subdivision are represented by an association as provided by Sections 174.101-174.104, the public employer and the association shall bargain collectively.

(b)

For purposes of this section, the duty to bargain collectively means a public employer and an association shall:

(1)

meet at reasonable times;

(2)

confer in good faith regarding compensation, hours, and other conditions of employment or the negotiation of an agreement or a question arising under an agreement; and

(3)

execute a written contract incorporating any agreement reached, if either party requests a written contract.

(c)

This section does not require a public employer or an association to:

(1)

agree to a proposal; or

(2)

make a concession.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
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