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Member Krantz Reappointed to PERB; Member Banks Designated Chair

On January 22, 2021, Governor Newsom reappointed Member Ari Krantz to the Board of PERB. Member Krantz’ term had expired at the end of 2020. Presumably, Member Krantz was reappointed for a full 5-year term. Member Krantz’ reappointment will require … Continue reading

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PERB Issues 2019-20 Annual Report

PERB has released its annual report for fiscal year 2019-2020. (The report is available here.)  Here is my annual summary of the statistics in the report: Unfair Practice Charges 547 unfair practice charges (UPCs) were filed in fiscal year 2019-20. … Continue reading

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PERB Invites Comments on Proposed Filing Regulations

PERB has invited public comments on proposed regulations that update PERB’s rules governing filing requirements, case processing, service of process, as well as access and storage of case materials. According to the Initial Statement of Reasons, “these updates are intended … Continue reading

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Governor Signs AB 2850; Vetoes AB 2114

On September 29, 2020, Governor Newsom took action on the two bills affecting PERB. AB 2850: The Governor signed this bill into law. AB 2850 brings the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) under PERB’s jurisdiction. AB 2114: The Governor vetoed … Continue reading

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PERB Bills Awaiting Action by Governor

To my knowledge there are two bills awaiting action by the Governor that affect PERB: AB 2850: Brings the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) under PERB’s jurisdiction. As introduced, this bill would have placed BART fully under the Meyers-Milias-Brown … Continue reading

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