Category Archives: PERB News

SB 270: New Attempt at Imposing Monetary Penalties for Violation of PECC

SB 270 was introduced by Senator Durazo on January 28, 2021. Senator Durazo introduced a nearly identical bill, SB 1173, in the last legislative session. SB 1173 initially passed the Senate, and then passed the Assembly with amendments. However, the … Continue reading

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AB 237: Mandates Health Insurance for Striking Employees.

AB 237 was introduced on January 13, 2021, by Assembly Member Gray. This bill would create a new chapter in the Government Code, the “Public Employee Health Protection Act.” AB 237 would require an employer to continue paying its portion … Continue reading

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New Filing Regulations Effective February 15, 2021

The Office of Administrative Law has approved PERB’s proposed regulations that will allow for the electronic filing and service of case-related documents and to allow for the electronic signature of union authorization cards. The new regulations become effective on February … Continue reading

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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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