SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION – Preparation Time
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1000.02107 – Preparation Time
* * * OVERRULED IN PART by Trustees of California State University (2012) PERB Decision No. 2287-H, where the Board held that a demand to bargain only needs to identify potential prospective effects, not actual effects, and by County of Sacramento (2013) PERB Decision No. 2315-M, where the Board held that a request to bargain need not identify specific effects. * * *
To establish a negotiable change in teachers’ work hours resulting from a non-negotiable decision, charge must allege facts establishing an actual impact on work hours, either by showing an increase in instructional time or a decrease in preparation time that has the effect of lengthening the workday or shortening existing duty-free time. Charge failed to allege facts establishing that teachers’ existing preparation time was insufficient for them to create new examinations that might be required as a result of district’s policy requiring return of student examinations upon parent request.