Category Archives: PERB Decision

PERB: We Have Jurisdiction Over Cops

County of Orange (2019) PERB Decision No. 2657-M (Issued on 7/15/19) The saga continues. In this most recent case PERB provides its most comprehensive explanation yet for why it believes it has jurisdiction over “employee organizations” comprised of Penal Code … Continue reading

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PERB: Employee Birthday Celebrations are “Non-Work” Activities

County of Orange (2018) PERB Dec. No. 2611-M (Issued on 12/19/18) In this case three county employees, who were union representatives, spent 30 minutes distributing union surveys to employees at their work stations during working hours. They were later told … Continue reading

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A December to Forget for Employers

If you are a “PERB watcher” then you know that PERB issued a lot of decisions in December.  24 to be exact. PERB only issued 61 decisions in all of 2017-18, so 24 decisions in a month is undoubtedly a … Continue reading

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PERB Affirms Adoption of Johnnie’s Poultry

City of Commerce (2018) PERB Decision No. 2602-M (Issued on 12/11/18) As part of a disciplinary arbitration, the attorney for the employer in this case interviewed two employees who were subpoenaed by the union. The union’s representative objected. However, the … Continue reading

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Weingarten Rights: Not Just For Interviews Anymore

State of California (Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation) (2018) PERB Decision No. 2598-S (Issued on 11/26/18); San Bernardino Community College District (2018) PERB Decision No. 2599-E (Issued on 12/5/18); County of San Joaquin (Sheriff’s Department) (2018) PERB Decision No. 2619-M … Continue reading

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