lect18 - TRANSIT LABOR OUTLINE 1. MBTA Management Rights...

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Nigel H.M. Wilson 1.259J/11.542J/ESD.227J, Fall 2006 slide 1 Lecture 18 TRANSIT LABOR OUTLINE 1. MBTA Management Rights Legislation 2. Scheduling Work Rules at the MBTA
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Nigel H.M. Wilson 1.259J/11.542J/ESD.227J, Fall 2006 slide 2 Lecture 18 MBTA Management Rights Legislation* 1) to direct, appoint, employ, assign, and promote officers, agents, and employees and to determine the standards therefore; 2) to discharge and terminate employees except on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, etc. 3) to plan and determine the levels of service provided by the authority Enacted in 1980 (under Section 8 of Chapter 581), gives to the MBTA Board of Directors the following inherent management rights: * Source: Warner, Marc G., "Transit Management Rights: A Critical Appraisal and Assessment of Prospects." Transportation Quarterly, Vol. 42, No. 1, January 1988 (43-62).
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Nigel H.M. Wilson 1.259J/11.542J/ESD.227J, Fall 2006 slide 3 Lecture 18 MBTA Management Rights Legislation (cont'd) inherent management rights . .. 4) to direct and evaluate the units and programs of the authority; to classify the various positions, and to ascribe duties and standards of productivity; 5) to develop and determine levels of staffing and training; 6) to determine whether goods or services should be made, leased, contacted for, or purchased on either a temporary or permanent basis; 7) to assign and apportion overtime; 8) to hire part-time employees.
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Nigel H.M. Wilson 1.259J/11.542J/ESD.227J, Fall 2006 slide 4 Lecture 18 MBTA Management Rights Legislation (cont'd) The law also imposed two more restrictions on the scope of collective bargaining. These limits, in the form of management prohibition rather than rights, included: 9) no pension benefit payments determined in a manner that includes an employee's amount of overtime earnings; and, 10) no automatic cost-of-living salary adjustment based on changes in the Consumer Price Index or other similar adjustments
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