(1) If an election occurred and no objections are filed within the time set forth above, or if the challenged ballots are insufficient in number to affect the result of the election, the board shall forthwith issue to the parties a certification of representative, where appropriate.
(2) In order to be certified by the board as the exclusive representative for any bargaining unit that existed before July 1, 1973, and is presently in existence, the labor organization must submit a copy of the existing collective bargaining agreement as support of its claim.
History: 39-31-104, MCA; IMP, 39-31-208, MCA; NEW, Eff. 6/4/74; AMD, 1993 MAR p. 3026, Eff. 1/1/94; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 2352, Eff. 12/28/19.