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2017 Legislative Activity

Perpetual Contracts – The League of Cities and Towns is opposed to legislation requiring the automatic and indefinite extension of collective bargaining agreements for municipal employees and teachers. While municipal leaders support temporary contract extensions if all parties agree, automatic extension would unfairly benefit employees in negotiations and disrupt the important working relationship between employers and employees.

Governor's Veto Message -- H5593

League Statement in Support of Governor's Veto

Press Release (June 20, 2017) -- League of Cities and Towns Opposes Last-Minute Contract Extension Bills 

Press Release (June 29, 2017) -- Mayors Join to Oppose Last-Minute Collective Bargaining Legislation  

Veto Request Letters: