Sheriff overstepped authority on labor contract
Sheriff Bob White did not have the right to impose a labor contract on the Pasco deputies union after negotiations reached an impasse, according to a recommendation by a state labor official.
The recommended order, which will go to the full Public Employees Relations Commission for consideration, addresses an open question in Florida labor law: who is the "legislative body" with final say in resolving labor impasse issues?
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--Molly Moorhead, Times staff writer