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Trying to Predict the Impact of Janus

The Illinois Economic Policy Institute has released a study on the anticipated impact of Janus v AFSCME, based on the widely-held assumption that the Supreme Court will hold that agency fees are unconstitutional. The report—entitled “After Janus: The Impending effects … Continue reading

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AB 2154: Mandates Paid Release Time for Union Reps

AB 2154 was introduced on February 12, 2018, by Assembly Member Bonta.  AB 2154 provides uniform minimum standards for paid release time for union representatives across all the acts administered by PERB.  Specifically, the bill mandates that an employer provide … Continue reading

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PERB Releases Case Processing Efficiency Report

PERB has released its report on its Case Processing Efficiency Initiative. (Click here.) The goal of the initiative was to find ways to improve PERB’s processing of cases.  A series of meetings were held at PERB’s regional offices to gather … Continue reading

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Governor Appoints New Board Members

Governor Brown has announced the appointment of three Board Members to the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB). (Click here for the press release.) Priscilla Winslow was re-appointed to the Board.  Member Winslow has been a Member of PERB since 2013. … Continue reading

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Mark Janus v. AFSCME: Oral Argument Highlights

The Supreme Court held oral argument in the Janus v. AFSCME case this morning.  A transcript of the oral argument can be found here. Overall, the argument was very similar to the one held in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association last year. … Continue reading

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