REPRESENTATION ISSUES; UNIT DETERMINATION/CRITERIA (SEE ALSO WHO IS AN EMPLOYEE?, SECTION 200) – Bargaining/Representation History
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1309.02000 – Bargaining/Representation History
The presumptive validity of established units and HEERA's specific statutory criteria renders the union's proposed unit inappropriate irrespective of the NLRB's established successorship/accretion doctrine; p. 14. A very strong presumption arises from approval of an appropriate unit by PERB; p. 16. The preexisting labor relationship in the private section does not outweigh the specific language of HEERA or overcome the presumption of appropriateness of PERB-established units; p. 17.