EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; REFUSAL TO PROVIDE INFORMATION – Subjects of Information
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604.05000 – Subjects of Information
Information pertaining immediately to mandatory subjects of bargaining is so intrinsic to the core of the employer-employee relationship that it is presumptively relevant. The employer must provide presumptively relevant information or rebut the presumption of relevance. If rebutted, the exclusive representative must demonstrate the relevance of the requested information to its representational responsibilities. (Los Angeles Unified School District (1994) PERB Decision No. 1061 (Los Angeles USD.) For information concerning subjects for which there is no presumption of relevance, the exclusive representative bears the burden of establishing that the information is relevant to its statutory representational responsibilities. (Los Angeles USD; Reiss Viking (1993) 312 NLRB 622 [145 LRRM 1190]; Duquesne Light Co. (1992) 306 NLRB 1042 [140 LRRM 1079].