EMPLOYER INTERFERENCE, RESTRAINT, COERCION, EMPLOYER CONDUCT AFFECTING ORGANIZING, UNION ACCESS; SOLICITATION, AND OTHER UNION RIGHTS – Right to Address Governing Board
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401.12000 – Right to Address Governing Board
District bylaw intending to regulate presentations made by employee organizations to the board of trustees violates subsection 3543.5(a) and (b); pp. 16-17. Employee organization has right to address the District trustees in public session regarding employee satisfaction surveys provided the organization does not intentionally or inadvertently attempt to negotiate; pp. 15-16. District required to place the union's management consultant proposal on a public board meeting's agenda because the proposal would address cost-of-living wage adjustments and the employee representative did not intend to negotiate with trustees on the subject; pp. 14-15. Employer's need to select its own management is to fundamental to be burdended by the requirement that its decisions be subject to employee or organization scrutiny or comment. burdended by the requirement that its decisions be subject to employee or organization scrutiny or comment.