All notes for Subtopic 402.04000 – Union Views; Voting; Questionnaires; Polling of Employees

DecisionDescriptionPERC Vol.PERC IndexDate
2716E * * * JUDICIAL APPEAL PENDING * * * Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, et al.
402.4000: EMPLOYER INTERFERENCE, RESTRAINT, COERCION; QUESTIONING/INTERROGATING EMPLOYEES; Union Views; Voting; Questionnaires; Polling of Employees
Employer violated EERA by soliciting employees to sign an online anti-union petition. The petition allowed the employer to determine the identity and number of teachers who were still undecided or might favor the union. Teachers would reasonably read such a petition to mean that their employer was soliciting their support and that it was assessing teacher sentiment. Such conduct constitutes unlawful interference because an employer may not pressure employees into making an observable choice about a union that indicates rejection or support. (Pages 26-29.) more or view all topics or full text.
05/18/20
1647E Chula Vista Elementary School District
402.4000: EMPLOYER INTERFERENCE, RESTRAINT, COERCION; QUESTIONING/INTERROGATING EMPLOYEES; Union Views; Voting; Questionnaires; Polling of Employees
The principal of MCS interfered with the rights of teachers under his supervision to vote in a fair election, free from intimidation, in an election that effectively involved the decertification that long represented those employees more or view all topics or full text.
2818406/23/04
0389E Clovis Unified School District
402.4000: EMPLOYER INTERFERENCE, RESTRAINT, COERCION; QUESTIONING/INTERROGATING EMPLOYEES; Union Views; Voting; Questionnaires; Polling of Employees
Board must look to circumstances surrounding the conversation to determine if questioning was threatening or coercive. Specific words used are not determinative where inquiry conveys employer's disapproval toward union and creates expectation of employee response. Here, Board found no coercion; pp. 15-16. more or view all topics or full text.
81511907/02/84