HB 2930

ELIMINATING ARBITRATION PROTECTIONS

Background: HB 2930 would eliminate many collectively-bargained arbitration protections for law enforcement officers, allowing Chiefs and sheriffs to have unaccountable discretion in disciplinary decisions.  This would run counter to long-standing principles of collective bargaining and basic fairness, as well as provide opportunities for favoritism, cronyism, and discrimination among managers.  ORCOPS recommends a NO vote.

SUBMIT TESTIMONY NOW!

Fill out the form below to weigh in to the Judiciary Committee opposing HB 2930!  Keep in mind that whatever you send may become a public record.  You do not have to use your full name.  If you would like a response from your officials, an accurate e-mail address is necessary.

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