UNION UNFAIR PRACTICES; DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION – Scope of Duty; Internal Union Affairs
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800.04000 – Scope of Duty; Internal Union Affairs
Union has no duty under the Dills Act to accurately advise an employee concerning rights and duties pertaining to the exercise of legal remedies outside the collective bargaining agreement; p. 6, warning letter. PERB has no jurisdiction where union promised to represent an employee before the State Personnel Board or other state agencies, and then negligently forfeited charging party's rights. Any recourse would be before the courts; p. 6, warning letter.