GENERAL LEGAL PRINCIPLES; CONTRACT ENFORCEMENT/ INTERPRETATION – Board's Jurisdiction To Interpret Contracts
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1404.02000 – Board’s Jurisdiction To Interpret Contracts
Although PERB does not have jurisdiction to resolve pure contract disputes pursuant to HEERA section 3563.2(b), it may interpret contract language if doing so is necessary in deciding an unfair practice charge case. In such cases, traditional rules of contract law guide the Board’s interpretation of collective bargaining agreements.