MISCELLANEOUS ISSUES; PUBLIC NOTICE – In General
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1502.01000 – In General
The purpose of EERA's public notice requirement is to allow the public the opportunity to be informed of the issues which are to be negotiated; p. 5. The Board must decide whether the district's initial proposal adequately informed the public. It is not essential to evaluate what any individual knew in addressing this question; p. 7. The Board took note of the parties' use of the interest-based approach to bargaining, concluding that while this approach may hold many advantages, public school employers and exclusive representatives must continue to insure that its use does not fail to fully inform the public of the issues to be negotiated; p. 9.