UPDATED: Does each public sector labor organization have to be recertified?

Yes.  The new law requires that each public sector labor organization (excluding those public safety and corrections unions carved out of the law) must be recertified during the twelve-month period beginning on August 28, 2018. Individual recertification election dates will vary for each public sector labor organization based on their initial certification date. Public employees within such labor organizations shall vote by telephone or online during a a two-week period beginning on the anniversary of that specific labor organization's initial certification. Any labor organization that has a labor agreement that expires after August 28, 2020 may be recertified at any time prior to, but in no event later than, August 28, 2020. 

Every three years (after initial recertification) a union (excluding those public safety and corrections unions carved out of the law) must be recertified by a vote of more than 50% of the public sector employees (member and non-member) it represents.

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