Author Archives: Tim Yeung

Governor Signs AB 237: Mandates Continuation of Health Insurance for Striking Employees

Comments: As I previously wrote, most public employers have rules that an employee needs to be on some form of paid status for a certain number of days in a month to receive the employer’s contribution towards any health insurance … Continue reading

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Board To Consider Changes To Expedited Case Processing Regulation

The Board will discuss proposed revisions to PERB regulation 32147, related to expedited cases, at its October 14, 2021, Board meeting. The text of the proposed draft is available here. PERB is inviting members of the public to comment during … Continue reading

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Governor Signs SB 270: Authorizes Monetary Penalties for Violation of PECC

On September 27, 2021, Governor Newsom signed SB 270 which provides for monetary penalties for certain violations of the Public Employee Communications Chapter (PECC) (Gov. Code §3555 et. seq.). Under the PECC, public employers must provide a union with the … Continue reading

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Proposed Initiative Would Bar Public Sector Collective Bargaining

Tim Draper, a venture capitalist, has submitted a ballot initiative that would prohibit collective bargaining for public sector employees in California. Specifically, the initiative would amend the California Constitution to provide that: Notwithstanding any other provision of law, neither the … Continue reading

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PERB Cases Pending in the Courts of Appeal

In November 2019, I created a list of all the PERB decisions being challenged in the courts of appeal. Back then there were 17 cases on appeal. Today there are 13 cases on appeal. In my opinion, the fewer cases … Continue reading

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