Category Archives: PERB News

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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Janus Webinar on August 20th

On August 20, 2018, the Labor & Employment Law Section of the California Lawyers Association (formerly the State Bar of California) is holding a webinar on Janus. It’s titled “Janus v AFSCME: How Unions and Employers are Responding to the Decision” and will … 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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News Alert: SB 866 On Its Way to Governor

SB 866 appears to be a fast-track omnibus bill responding to the anticipated decision in Janus v AFSCME. The bill was first introduced as a run-of-the-mill budget bill on January 10, 2018. However, it was amended on June 13, 2018, to … Continue reading

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PERB Adopts Heightened Version of Purple Communications

Napa Valley CCD (2018) PERB Decision No. 2563-E (Issued on 5/25/18) This precedential decision involves an appeal from a dismissal.  The central issue was whether charging party, an employee, engaged in protected activity by sending e-mails to co-workers. To answer … Continue reading

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