All notes for Subtopic 1000.02107 – Preparation Time

DecisionDescriptionPERC Vol.PERC IndexDate
1969E Beverly Hills Unified School District * * * OVERRULED IN PART by Trustees of California State University (2012) PERB Decision No. 2287-H and County of Sacramento (2013) PERB Decision No. 2315-M
1000.2107: SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION; Preparation Time
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. more or view all topics or full text.
3211507/08/08
0911E Cloverdale Unified School District
1000.2107: SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION; Preparation Time
District unilaterally modified fourth and fifth grade teachers' work day schedule by eliminating 45 minute preparation period, increasing teachers' instructional day by a corresponding 45 minutes, and adding two new subjects to the basic teaching assignment. "Employers are generally free to alter the instructional schedule without prior notification . . . . However, when changes affect the length of the working day or existing duty-free time, the subject is negotiable . . . ." Imperial Unified School District (1990) PERB Decision No. 825; p. 16. more or view all topics or full text.
152217911/20/91
0582E Oak Grove School District
1000.2107: SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION; Preparation Time
Unlawful unilateral change in work time, prep time etc. where employer failed to negotiate effects before implementing increased hours, found unlawful. more or view all topics or full text.
101713406/30/86
0565E Victor Valley Union High School District
1000.2107: SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION; Preparation Time
Unilateral change in number of work days in school year by decreasing number of paid preparation days and increase number of teaching days, found unlawful. Unilateral change in number of hours per day - increase of 10 minutes instructional time/reduction of 10 minutes preparation time, found unlawful. more or view all topics or full text.
101707904/10/86
0541E Modesto City Schools and High School District
1000.2107: SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION; Preparation Time
Loss of preparation period affected hours and workload. more or view all topics or full text.
101701012/12/85
0375E Healdsburg Union High School District and Healdsburg Union School District/San Mateo City School District
1000.2107: SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION; Preparation Time
Preparation time is negotiable; p. 108. more or view all topics or full text.
81502101/05/84
0334E Mt. San Antonio Community College District
1000.2107: SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION; Preparation Time
Elimination of teaching free time to perform extra duty assignments within scope. more or view all topics or full text.
71422608/18/83
0291E Modesto City Schools
1000.2107: SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION; Preparation Time
Preparation periods are within scope of representation. San Mateo City School District (1980) PERB Decision No. 129. Unilateral elimination of preparation periods is a violation when evidence introduced by charging party demonstrates an actual increase in workload (i.e. working hours extended); p. 13. more or view all topics or full text.
71409003/08/83
0206E Moreno Valley Unified School District
1000.2107: SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION; Preparation Time
Unilateral reduction in preparation time for grades 4-6 constitutes a violation; p. 12. more or view all topics or full text.
61310704/30/82