Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that, once an agreement is reached between a public or educational employer and its employees regarding all of the terms of a collective bargaining agreement, the agreement shall be reduced to writing and published on the website of the public or educational employer. Requires the public or educational employer, not less than 14 days after publishing such an agreement, to hold an open public meeting on the ratification of that agreement. Makes conforming changes in the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Adds a provision that no collective bargaining agreement shall be binding on any government agency until it has been ratified by a majority vote of the agency's governing body, with that vote taking place after the public meeting.