MLRB Rules and Procedures

The MLRB Rules and Procedures deal with the Board's various roles in the collective bargaining process in public sector employment. The MLRB Rules are contained in four chapters:

Chapter 10: General Rules

Chapter 11: Bargaining Unit Composition and Representation Matters

Chapter 12: Prohibited Practice Complaints; Interpretive Rulings

Chapter 13: Resolution of Contract Negotiations Disputes


There is also a detailed Table of Contents which provides a helpful overview of the rules.

Please note that Chapter 10 contains rules and definitions, such as computation of time periods, that apply throughout the MLRB Rules.


Below are links to the MLRB Rules in other formats.


The entire set of rules, including the table of contents, in a large Pdf file of Rules (145K). Reading PDF files requires Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded for free if you need a copy.

The following are the individual chapters in Wordperfect (.wpd) and Word (.doc) formats:

Chapter 10: General Rules
    Ch. 10 WordPerfect    Ch. 10 Word


Chapter 11: Bargaining Unit Composition and Representation Matters
    Ch. 11 Wordperfect     Ch. 11 Word


Chapter 12: Prohibited Practice Complaints; Interpretive Rulings
    Ch. 12 Wordperfect     Ch. 12 Word


Chapter 13: Resolution of Contract Negotiations Disputes
    Ch. 13 Wordperfect     Ch. 13 Word