LOGAN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

TitleAssociation Recognition for NegotiationsNumber151
SectionBoard of EducationReplacesLKA, LKB
Subsection150 Employee AssociationsEffective DateMay 20, 2014


1. PURPOSE:
1.1 The Board of acknowledges the value of recognizing employee associations, the importance of fair and equitable negotiations and the need for an effective negotiation process that occurs in an established setting.
2. REFERENCES
2.1 Utah Code Ann. §53A-3-301.
3. DEFINITIONS
3.1 Education Employee Association: a formalized professional organization representing members of its employee classification.
4. POLICY
4.1 The Board agrees to recognize the education employee association with the greatest number of members, for its employee classification, as the exclusive representative of all members of the employee classification upon being furnished with satisfactory evidence that the largest number of employees within the classification have designated or selected it as their representative.
5. PROCEDURES
5.1 On or before October 1 of each school year and prior to the beginning of negotiations, the education employee associations will provide to the District verification of their membership numbers.
5.2 The Board will be informed by November 1 each year as to the associations that will be recognized for the purpose of negotiations.
5.3 Prior to ratification of an agreement, the education employee associations will provide updated membership numbers signifying their authority to ratify.