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Labor Union Membership

Policy Information

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University Handbook for Appointed Personnel 2.06.02
Classified Staff Human Resources Policy Manual 400.2
University Staff Manual 5-102
Responsible Unit: 
Human Resources


ABOR does not oppose membership in labor organizations by employees, but views such membership as a right that in no way affects employment. However, as a public employer functioning under the provisions of Arizona Revised Statutes 15-1626, ABOR does not have legal authority to recognize a labor organization as an employee's agent for purposes of collective bargaining.

Revision History*

12/01/2023: Updated responsible unit email address.

03/01/2023: Replaced Division of Human Resources with Human Resources.


* Please note that sections titled Frequently Asked Questions, Sources, Related Information, and Revision History are provided solely for the convenience of users and are not part of the official University policy.

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