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Labor Board rules Tiverton department heads can’t unionize

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The state labor relations board (whose web logo is above) has just released a 4-2 ruling that Tiverton department heads cannot unionize. A labor position on the board is vacant.

TIVERTON —  Tiverton department heads are “managerial and supervisory” and can’t unionize, the Rhode Island State Labor Relations Board (RISLRB) said in a long-awaited written decision handed down Wednesday, Nov. 7. On Sept. 6, 2011, seven town department heads had filed a petition with the board to organize a union bargaining unit, which the town opposed. […]

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