Category Archives: PERB News

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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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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