New Regs: Initial MMBA Factfinding Determination Subject to Appeal

On August 22, 2013, the Office of Administrative Law approved PERB's proposed regulations regarding: 1) State Mediation and Conciliation Service conducted representation and agency shop elections; and 2) MMBA factfinding sufficiency determination appeals.  These new regulations take effect on October 1, 2013. The most significant change is that a Board agent's decision whether to accept a request for factfinding is now appealable to the Board.  (Click here for new reg.)  Previously, PERB Regulation 32380(d) provided that such determinations are not appealable.  The new regulations delete that language.  The new regulations also allow a party to request that an appeal of a factfinding…

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