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2014 Statute

Section Number

72-5410 - Definitions.
72-5412 - Contracts bind both teachers and board of education; suspension of license, when; insufficient budget, effect.
72-5412a - Supplemental contracts of employment authorized.
72-5413 - Definitions.
72-5414 - Professional employees' rights; representation of employees and school boards; negotiations.
72-5415 - Exclusive representation of negotiating units; any employee or group may present its position or proposal.
72-5416 - Recognition of employees' organization as representative; exceptions to required recognition.
72-5417 - Same; determination by secretary of human resources upon petition.
72-5418 - Same; election; summary dismissal of petition, when.
72-5419 - Same; conduct of election for determination; conditions; run-off election.
72-5420 - Criteria for determining appropriate unit of employees' organization.
72-5421 - Agreements; ratification; election; absentee ballots.
72-5422 - Savings clause for existing agreements.
72-5423 - Rights and duties of boards of education reserved; recognition and negotiation required; applicability of open meetings law, exceptions; strikes not authorized; adoption of agreements by reference.
72-5424 - Agreements may provide for arbitration of disputes; enforcement of arbitration agreements.
72-5425 - Severability.
72-5426 - Impasse during negotiation; determination of existence; statutory declaration date, joint notice; negotiation during impasse resolution proceedings.
72-5427 - Mediation; request for appointment of fact-finding board; time limitations; memorandum describing issues and final position of parties; confidentiality.
72-5428 - Fact finding; report of findings and recommendations of board; meeting required after report; report to be made public, exceptions; final action by board of education.
72-5428a - Unilateral contracts prohibited prior to completion of negotiation.
72-5429 - Costs for mediation and fact-finding.
72-5430 - Prohibited practices; evidence of bad faith.
72-5430a - Prohibited practices, determination of existence; procedure; hearing.
72-5431 - Savings clause for existing agreements; administrative employees exempted.
72-5432 - Secretary of labor; rules and regulations; subpoena power.
72-5433 - Equal access act.
72-5436 - Due process hearing procedures for certain postsecondary teachers; definitions.
72-5437 - Notice of termination or nonrenewal of certain teacher contracts; change of terms.
72-5438 - Due process hearing procedures for certain postsecondary teachers; notice of nonrenewal or termination, contents; request for hearing; hearing officers, list, selection, qualifications, eligibility.
72-5439 - Same; commencement of hearing, when; procedural requirements.
72-5440 - Witnesses, fees and mileage; hearing officer, compensation and expenses; testimony, recording and transcription; attorney fees; costs.
72-5441 - Testimony by affidavit or deposition; interrogatories; time, extension.
72-5442 - Powers of hearing officer; rules of evidence not binding; burden of proof; admissibility of evidence.
72-5443 - Opinion of hearing officer; findings of fact and determination of issues; decision final; appeal to district court.
72-5444 - Contractual rights; limitation on creation; not impaired.
72-5445 - Same; application of act; years of employment requirements, waiver.
72-5446 - Abridgment of constitutional right; procedure for determination.
72-5447 - Severability.
72-5451 - Definitions; superintendents excepted.
72-5452 - Notice of nonrenewal or rejection of administrator's contract; change of terms.
72-5453 - Meeting with board; request; time limitations; executive session; reasons for nonrenewal; reconsideration; final decision.
72-5454 - Contractual rights; limitation on creation; not impaired.
72-5455 - Application of act; two years of employment required; waiver, when.