Public Housing Law Section 643
1.The city of New York collective bargaining law shall apply to the trust.
2.For the purpose of article fourteen of the civil service law and the New York city collective bargaining law, as applicable, the trust, acting by and through its president, shall be deemed to be the public employer and as such shall negotiate with and enter into written agreements with employee organizations representing the staff of the trust that have been certified or recognized in accordance with applicable law. In carrying on such negotiations, the president of the trust may consult with and seek assistance from the city office of labor relations and NYCHA. The president of the trust shall consult with the appropriate public employee organization on the establishment of, and bargain all terms and conditions of, any new titles established for the trust which have a community of interest with titles already represented by the public employee organization which presently has representation rights for those titles for NYCHA or for the city. Any such titles for which terms and conditions are bargained pursuant to this subdivision shall be deemed to be successor titles within the meaning of applicable law and, so long as the responsibilities of employees in these titles are reasonably related to the responsibilities of employees currently represented by a public employee organization, shall be accreted to the appropriate bargaining certificates for which such public employee organization shall be voluntarily recognized as the bargaining agent under procedures acceptable to the office of collective bargaining.
Section 643 — Collective negotiation,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/PBG/643 (updated Aug. 19, 2022; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).