Category Archives: Legislation

PERB Bills Awaiting Action by Governor

Several bills affecting PERB are awaiting action by the Governor: SB 1085: Requires public employers to grant reasonable leaves of absence to employees to serve as stewards or officers of the union.  The union must reimburse the public employer for … Continue reading

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Gov Signs Law Prohibiting Lawsuits for Pre-Janus Damages

Yesterday, the Governor signed SB 846 which protects unions and public employers against lawsuits seeking the payment of agency fees collected prior to the Janus decision.  (Click here for the SacBee article on this bill.) The law adds Government Code section … Continue reading

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AB 2305 Awaits Action by Governor

AB 2305 passed the Legislature on August 27, 2018, and currently awaits action by the Governor.  I previously wrote about this bill here.  In short, AB 2305 would eliminate the carve-out for peace officer unions and bring them under the … Continue reading

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SB 1085: Requires Release Time for Union Representatives

SB 1085 was introduced on February 12, 2018, by Senator Skinner. As first introduced, this bill gave employee organizations the right to establish reasonable restrictions regarding joining and being dismissed from union membership. However, on April 10, 2018, this bill … Continue reading

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AB 2305: Adds Police Unions to PERB’s Jurisdiction

AB 2305 was introduced on February 13, 2018, by Assembly Member Rodriguez. AB 2305 would amend the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act (MMBA) to provide that peace officer unions are subject to PERB’s jurisdiction while individual peace officers remain exempt. This change would … Continue reading

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