Under the evergreen clause
, the negotiations must meet National Labor Relations Board standards for an impasse before the union can legally strike or call a boycott.
HOLDEN - An evergreen clause
that caused a controversy that mushroomed into an announcement last week that Town Manager Brian J.
Management and labor in Memphis have operated under an evergreen clause
for more than 50 years.
Bullock of any changes to his contract, as an evergreen clause
requires it to give 12 months' notice of any changes.
Some members of the board want to remove an evergreen clause
in the contract that requires the board to notify him of any changes to his contract 12 months in advance or the contract will automatically renew unchanged.