Pursuant to 456 CMR 16.05, no employee organization shall appear on the ballot unless it is in compliance with Sections 13 and 14 of Chapter 150E. 456 CMR 14.12(1). When the petition is filed, the Office of the Executive Secretary investigates whether the petitioner and the incumbent, if any, is in compliance with Sections 13 and 14. If the petitioner and/or the incumbent is not in compliance, the Office of the Executive Secretary notifies the party who is not in compliance that it must file Forms 1 and 2 ( click here for forms). During the course of the investigation, the Division agent continues to monitor compliance with Sections 13 and 14.