HE-R(1) - Board Negotiating Agents – (Regulation)
Appointment of a Professional Negotiator
The negotiator’s fees or salary will be established at the time of appointment.
The duties of the negotiator will be mutually agreed upon, and may include the following:
- Serve as chief spokesman in negotiations with recognized or certified bargaining units to arrive at a mutually satisfactory agreement on wages, hours, and working conditions of employees represented by the units, and at any fact finding proceedings related thereto.
- Direct accumulation of necessary data needed for negotiations, such as comparative information.
- Follow guidelines set forth by the Board as to acceptable agreements and will report on the progress of negotiations.
- Make recommendations to the Board as to acceptable agreements.
- Interpret the signed negotiated agreements to administrators.
- Serve as the official designee of the superintendent when the grievance procedure reaches the level of the superintendent.
- Plan, organize, direct, and represent the district in arbitrations involving agreements.