Decision 0260E – Rio Hondo Community College District
Decision Date: November 30, 1982
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Perc Vol: 7
Perc Index: 14010
300.15000 – Speech
Employee speech loses its protected status only if it is so opprobrious or disrespectful of the employer as to seriously impair maintenance of discipline; utterance of the word "chickenshit" is not unprotected; p. 12.
408.03000 – Investigatory Interviews
Investigatory Interviews (Rt. to union representation applies to a disciplinary interview, whether labeled investigatory or not, so long as the interview is not merely for the purpose of informing the employee that he or she is being discipline; p. 17.