All notes for Subtopic 700.04000 – Management Aid or Instigation in Forming Unions Committees, Etc.; Statements in General; Free Speech

DecisionDescriptionPERC Vol.PERC IndexDate
1669M Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District
700.4000: EMPLOYER DOMINATION OR ASSISTANCE; DOMINATION OF OR ASSISTANCE TO LABOR ORGANIZATIONS; Management Aid or Instigation in Forming Unions Committees, Etc.; Statements in General; Free Speech
District’s letter to employees informing them of deficiencies in decertification petition and provision to employees of applicable rules and regulations governing decertification petitions do not constitute unlawful assistance. more or view all topics or full text.
2821307/28/04
1506E Santa Clarita Community College District (College of the Canyons)
700.4000: EMPLOYER DOMINATION OR ASSISTANCE; DOMINATION OF OR ASSISTANCE TO LABOR ORGANIZATIONS; Management Aid or Instigation in Forming Unions Committees, Etc.; Statements in General; Free Speech
Employer violates (d) by accreting unrepresented employees into an existing bargaining unit while a different union was organizing the unrepresented employees. more or view all topics or full text.
273501/08/03
1543E Victor Valley Community College District
700.4000: EMPLOYER DOMINATION OR ASSISTANCE; DOMINATION OF OR ASSISTANCE TO LABOR ORGANIZATIONS; Management Aid or Instigation in Forming Unions Committees, Etc.; Statements in General; Free Speech
Board found that community college district unlawfully demonstrated preference to the union representing 140 full-time faculty by allowing it to accrete 350 part-time faculty members into the unit, while the district was aware that a rival union had already begun organizing the part-time faculty. more or view all topics or full text.
2711107/23/03
1270E San Bernardino City Unified School District * * * OVERRULED IN PART by Contra Costa Community College District (2019) PERB Decision No. 2652
700.4000: EMPLOYER DOMINATION OR ASSISTANCE; DOMINATION OF OR ASSISTANCE TO LABOR ORGANIZATIONS; Management Aid or Instigation in Forming Unions Committees, Etc.; Statements in General; Free Speech
Employer statement of support for a decertifying union not a violation if only made to nonemployee business agent for incumbent union. more or view all topics or full text.
222911306/22/98
0582E Oak Grove School District
700.4000: EMPLOYER DOMINATION OR ASSISTANCE; DOMINATION OF OR ASSISTANCE TO LABOR ORGANIZATIONS; Management Aid or Instigation in Forming Unions Committees, Etc.; Statements in General; Free Speech
Unlawful employer involvement in employee organization found where "round table" forum established for improvement of communication and problem solving; adoption of NLRB standard. more or view all topics or full text.
101713406/30/86
0389E Clovis Unified School District
700.4000: EMPLOYER DOMINATION OR ASSISTANCE; DOMINATION OF OR ASSISTANCE TO LABOR ORGANIZATIONS; Management Aid or Instigation in Forming Unions Committees, Etc.; Statements in General; Free Speech
Statements expressing favoritism at mandatory meeting 10 days before election and preparation and mailing of flyer to teachers containing letter from superintendent and from Faculty Senate in which Senate claims responsibility for certain benefits, especially when made so close to election, violated strict neutrality and exceeded employer's free speech right; p. 10. more or view all topics or full text.
81511907/02/84
0317E San Francisco Unified School District
700.4000: EMPLOYER DOMINATION OR ASSISTANCE; DOMINATION OF OR ASSISTANCE TO LABOR ORGANIZATIONS; Management Aid or Instigation in Forming Unions Committees, Etc.; Statements in General; Free Speech
Employer's speech may not contain threats or coercion but may be impliedly intimidating or coercive, but here, total course of conduct does not give inference of coercion; p. 5. more or view all topics or full text.
71417206/08/83
0256E Chula Vista City School District
700.4000: EMPLOYER DOMINATION OR ASSISTANCE; DOMINATION OF OR ASSISTANCE TO LABOR ORGANIZATIONS; Management Aid or Instigation in Forming Unions Committees, Etc.; Statements in General; Free Speech
Employer representative's advice to employee on grievance where it is non-coercive, does not constitute discrimination or interference. Employer representative's non-coercive advice to employee on how to file a grievance does not constitute an interference with the administration of an employee organization. more or view all topics or full text.
61325411/08/82
0214E Sacramento City Unified School District
700.4000: EMPLOYER DOMINATION OR ASSISTANCE; DOMINATION OF OR ASSISTANCE TO LABOR ORGANIZATIONS; Management Aid or Instigation in Forming Unions Committees, Etc.; Statements in General; Free Speech
Section 3543.5(d) violation found where: District suggested to employees that they form a "Supervisory Council" when it was aware of representation effort by another union on behalf of supervisory employees; District met on regular basis with the Council, during working hours, on District facilities; the Council in effect negotiated with the District over matters within scope of representation; other union was excluded from the negotiation process; during election campaign, superintendent announced if the other union won, "discussions" (negotiations over items discussed with Council) would have to start all over again. Fact that Council was not a petitioner in the election does not affect finding of violation; pp. 4-5. more or view all topics or full text.
61311804/30/82