All notes for Subtopic 301.07000 – Refusal to Perform Duties

DecisionDescriptionPERC Vol.PERC IndexDate
1561E Bellevue Union Elementary School District
301.7000: UNFAIR PRACTICE ISSUES; STRIKES, SLOWDOWNS AND WORK STOPPAGES; Refusal to Perform Duties
In work-to-contract cases, the inquiry focuses on whether the activities which were not performed are voluntary or required. A refusal to perform purely voluntary duties is protected conduct, while the refusal to perform normally required to assigned duties is not. more or view all topics or full text.
282412/08/03
0803E Los Angeles Unified School District
301.7000: UNFAIR PRACTICE ISSUES; STRIKES, SLOWDOWNS AND WORK STOPPAGES; Refusal to Perform Duties
Refusal to perform required duties in order to advance the union's position at the bargaining table is tantamount to a partial strike and is an unlawful bargaining tactic; p. 4. more or view all topics or full text.
142108203/30/90
0537E El Dorado Union High School District
301.7000: UNFAIR PRACTICE ISSUES; STRIKES, SLOWDOWNS AND WORK STOPPAGES; Refusal to Perform Duties
Picketting during on-duty time, even though there were no specific assignments, violated EERA, as a partial work stoppage. Boycott of required extra duty assignments is a violation because the assignments are mandatory, therefore the boycott is a partial work stoppage. more or view all topics or full text.
101700612/02/85
0291E Modesto City Schools
301.7000: UNFAIR PRACTICE ISSUES; STRIKES, SLOWDOWNS AND WORK STOPPAGES; Refusal to Perform Duties
Refusal to participate in required duties is not protected organizational activity; p. 19. While refusal to perform a purely voluntary activity is protected conduct; p. 15. Board will find violation even where assigned duty is discretionary if refusal to perform is for reasons other than professional judgement, i.e., as a pressure tactic during course of negotiation; p. 14. Refusal to (1) participate in evaluation procedure; p. 18; (2) turn in keys; p. 20; (3) prepare lesson plans; p. 21; and (4) attend faculty meetings; p. 22; is not protected activity. more or view all topics or full text.
71409003/08/83
0195E Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
301.7000: UNFAIR PRACTICE ISSUES; STRIKES, SLOWDOWNS AND WORK STOPPAGES; Refusal to Perform Duties
A teacher's decision to administer final examinations is not purely voluntary, although "discretionary." Concerted refusal to give such exams based on other than educational considerations constitutes unprotected, partial work stoppage; pp. 9-10. Employer does not violate Act by disciplining employees for engaging in unprotected conduct. more or view all topics or full text.
61306102/26/82