Decision 0005E – Los Angeles Unified School District (United Teachers Los Angeles)
Decision Date: November 24, 1976
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Perc Vol: 1
Perc Index: 18
1309.03000 – Community of Interest
Community of interest includes the following factors: qualifications, training and skills, job functions, methods of wages or pay schedule, hours of work, fringe benefits, supervision, frequency of contact with other employees, integration with work functions of other employees and interchange with other employees.
1309.01000 – In General/Definition of Appropriate Unit
Secondary school counselors found to be appropriate in overall unit of certificated employees.
1309.04000 – Efficiency of Operation
Where no evidence submitted nor argument offered, little weight will be afforded this criterion in determining the appropriate unit.
101.03000 – NLRA/LMRDA Precedent
Board not bound by NLRB decisions but will take cognizance of them, where appropriate. Where California and federal labor law are parallel, California courts have sanctioned the use of federal statutes and decisions to aid in interpreting the identical or analogous California law.