Category Archives: Court Decisions

Court of Appeal Modifies Remedy in Retaliation Case

City of South Pasadena v PERB (2020) PERB Case No. 2692-M; Court of Appeal Case No. B304596 This case involves a firefighter who aggravated an existing back injury in December 2015 while observing a demonstration from another firefighter. The firefighter … Continue reading

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Status of PERB Cases in the Courts of Appeal

Back in November 2019, I did a post listing all the PERB cases being challenged in the courts of appeal. Back then, there were (what I believed to be) a record 17 cases pending in the courts. Most of those … Continue reading

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Supreme Court: “California Rule” Stands, But Weakened

Today, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in Alameda County Deputy Sheriff’s Association v Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association et. al. The key issue in this case was whether some of the changes mandated by the Public Employees’ Pension … Continue reading

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NLRB Overrules Purple Communications; No Change Expected by PERB

On December 17, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overruled its prior decision in Purple Communications, Inc., 361 NLRB 1050 (2014). In Caesars Entertainment d/b/a/ Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, 368 NLRB No. 143, the NLRB, according to its … Continue reading

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Taking the Battle to the Courts of Appeal

It’s no secret that employers are finding themselves on the losing end of more and more cases at PERB. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are a record number of PERB cases being challenged in the Courts of … Continue reading

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