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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

PART 11. PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL PUBLIC TRANSIT [99000 - 99582]

  ( Part 11 added by Stats. 1968, Ch. 1325. )

CHAPTER 7. Transit Employer-Employee Relations [99560 - 99570.4]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 833, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 8. Rights-Disputes Arbitration [99567- 99567.]
  ( Article 8 added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 833, Sec. 1. )

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(a) An employer and an exclusive representative who enter into a written memorandum of understanding may agree to procedures for final and binding arbitration of disputes that may arise under the memorandum of understanding or between the parties.

(b) Where a party to a memorandum of understanding is aggrieved by the failure, neglect, or refusal of the other party to proceed to arbitration pursuant to the procedures provided in the memorandum, the aggrieved party may bring proceedings pursuant to Title 9 (commencing with Section 1280) of Part 3 of the Code of Civil Procedure for a court order directing that the arbitration proceed pursuant to the procedures provided in the memorandum of understanding.

(c) An arbitration award made pursuant to this section shall be final and binding upon the parties and may be enforced by a court pursuant to Title 9 (commencing with Section 1280) of Part 3 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

(d) The board shall submit a list of names of arbitrators to employers and employee organizations upon their mutual request. Nothing in this subdivision shall preclude the parties from mutually agreeing to some other means of selecting an arbitrator. The board shall also, if mutually requested to do so, designate an arbitrator to hear and decide the rights dispute.

(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 833, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2004.)

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