UNION UNFAIR PRACTICES; DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION – Grievance Handling/Contract Administration
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800.02000 – Grievance Handling/Contract Administration
If there is a reasonable belief that the claim is without merit, the union is not obligated to seek a waiver of timeliness or pursue the matter through informal discussions as long as its actions are not arbitrary or in bad faith.(see also, California State Employees Association (Bradford) (2001) PERB Decision No. 1421-S.