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Act 17 of 1980

AN ACT to provide for compulsory arbitration of labor disputes of state police troopers and sergeants, pursuant to the 1978 amendment to section 5 of article 11 of the state constitution of 1963; to provide for the selection of members of arbitration panels and for their authority; to prescribe the procedure for hearings; and to provide for the enforcement and review of orders of arbitration panels.

History: 1980, Act 17, Imd. Eff. Feb. 24, 1980

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 423.271SectionPublic policy; liberal construction.
Section 423.272SectionDefinitions.
Section 423.273SectionInitiation of binding arbitration proceedings; conditions; request.
Section 423.274SectionSelection of delegates to arbitration panel; advising department, employees, and mediation board of selections.
Section 423.275SectionSelection of nominees for impartial arbitrator or chairperson of arbitration panel; peremptorily striking names; designation of impartial arbitrator.
Section 423.276SectionImpartial arbitrator as chairperson of arbitration panel; hearing; notice; duties of chairperson; intervention; receipt of evidence; informal proceedings; technical rules of evidence inapplicable; record of proceedings; transcripts; adjournment; conclusion of hearing; expense of proceedings; payment of public officers or employees; actions and rulings.
Section 423.277SectionOaths; witnesses; production of books and documents; subpoenas; invoking aid of circuit court; order of circuit court; contempt.
Section 423.278SectionRemanding dispute for further collective bargaining; extension of time; notice of remand.
Section 423.279SectionIdentification of economic issues in dispute; submission of last offer of settlement; determination conclusive; findings of fact; promulgation of opinion and order; copies of findings, opinion, and order; adoption of last offer of settlement; basis of findings, opinion, and order.
Section 423.280SectionFactors upon which findings, opinion, and order based; conditions.
Section 423.281SectionMajority decision of arbitration panel as final and binding; enforcement; effect of new state fiscal year awards retroactive; amending or modifying order of arbitration.
Section 423.282SectionWilfully disobeying or resisting lawful order of enforcement; contempt; fine.
Section 423.283SectionJudicial review; order not stayed by pendency of review proceeding.
Section 423.284SectionChanging terms and conditions of employment during pendency of arbitration proceedings.
Section 423.285SectionAct supplementary to MCL 423.201 et seq.; applicability of fact-finding procedures.
Section 423.286SectionViolation; imprisonment prohibited.
Section 423.287SectionEffective date.
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