201902.07
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February 2019 Newsletter – School Districts

Investigatory Questioning and Interference with EERA-Protected Rights In a recent decision, PERB refined the boundaries regarding an employer’s investigatory inquiries of an employee who also serves as a union representative. In adopting the NLRB’s Cook Paint & Varnish Co. standard, PERB limited the scope of investigatory questioning into conversations between union representatives and the unit…

201902.02
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Things to do in February – Community College Districts

Important Administrative Things to do This Month for Community College Districts (This “to do list” is intended to provide a synopsis of a few of the tasks normally started or performed during this month.  The list is obviously not exhaustive in nature and is designed only as a “reminder” to be supplemented by each Personnel/Human Resources…

201901.03
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January 2019 Newsletter – Community College Districts

Employer’s Conduct During the Decision-Making Process Evidences Unlawful Motive In Retaliation Charge In a recent decision, the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) issued a decision that provides yet another cautionary tale to employers when disciplining employee who recently exercised their union rights. In California Virtual Academies (Sept. 21, 2018) PERB Decision No. 2584, PERB scrutinized the…

201901.03
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January 2019 Newsletter – School Districts

Employer’s Conduct During the Decision-Making Process Evidences Unlawful Motive In Retaliation Charge In a recent decision, the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) issued a decision that provides yet another cautionary tale to employers when disciplining employee who recently exercised their union rights. In California Virtual Academies (Sept. 21, 2018) PERB Decision No. 2584, PERB scrutinized the…

201901.02
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Things to do in January – Community College Districts

Important Administrative Things to do This Month for Community College Districts (This “to do list” is intended to provide a synopsis of a few of the tasks normally started or performed during this month.  The list is obviously not exhaustive in nature and is designed only as a “reminder” to be supplemented by each Personnel/Human Resources…

201811.12
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November 2018 Newsletter – Community College Districts

Employee Email and EERA Protections PERB continues to refine the contours of employee access and use of employer-provided email systems after adopting the NLRB’s Purple Communications standard, discussed in our September newsletter. A new decision illuminates the type of conduct that may constitute retaliation and interference with EERA-protected rights. In Chula Vista Elementary School District…

201811.12
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November 2018 Newsletter – School Districts

Employee Email and EERA Protections PERB continues to refine the contours of employee access and use of employer-provided email systems after adopting the NLRB’s Purple Communications standard, discussed in our September newsletter. A new decision illuminates the type of conduct that may constitute retaliation and interference with EERA-protected rights. In Chula Vista Elementary School District…

201810.01
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Things to do in October – Community College Districts

Important Administrative Things to do This Month for Community College Districts (This “to do list” is contains  ongoing tasks for consideration at various times throughout the year.  The lists are obviously not exhaustive in nature and are designed only as a “reminder.”) Begin review and revision process of job descriptions Compile equal opportunity/nondiscrimination information and…