Decision 0944E – United Teachers Los Angeles (Ragsdale) * * * CLARIFIED by National Union of Healthcare Workers (2012) PERB Decision No. 2249-M

LA-CO-587

Decision Date: June 23, 1992

Decision Type: PERB Decision

 * * * CLARIFIED by National Union of Healthcare Workers (2012) PERB Decision No. 2249-M * * *

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Perc Vol: 16
Perc Index: 23098

Decision Headnotes

1100.00000 – CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES; CHARGE
1100.01000 – In General/Prima Facie Case

Charging party must allege with specificity who, what, when, where how the union's activities were arbitrary, discriminatory, or in bad faith. Mere speculation, conjecture or legal conclusions are insufficient; p. 6, warning letter.

800.00000 – UNION UNFAIR PRACTICES; DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION
800.02000 – Grievance Handling/Contract Administration

Mere negligence or poor judgment of an exclusive representative does not constitute a breach of the union's duty of fair representation; p. 6, warning letter.

1101.00000 – CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES; LIMITATION PERIOD FOR FILING CHARGE
1101.03000 – Computation of Six-Month Period

In duty of fair represenation cases, the six month statutory period begins on the date when the employee in the exercise of reasonable diligence, knew or should have known that further assistance from the union was unlikely; p. 4, warning letter.