Decision 1005S – California State Employees Association (Roberts)
Decision Date: June 25, 1993
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Perc Vol: 17
Perc Index: 24118
800.03000 – Negotiations
A prima facie case was not stated in the allegation that the union violated section 3519.5(b) by conducting bargaining in a way that adversely affected bargaining unit members; p. 2; a union is allowed substantial leeway for developing negotiating strategy and final contract ratification; it is not required to justify every decision at the bargaining table.
800.04000 – Scope of Duty; Internal Union Affairs
A prima facie case was not stated in the allegations that (1) the Association violated its duty of fair representation by removing Roberts from her office in the District Labor Council 789; (2) decertifying her as steward and (3) by failing to hold hearings against other union officials on charges that Roberts filed against them. The facts refer to activities which are internal union affairs; p. 2, dismissal letter, re PERB intervention in internal union affairs.
801.04000 – Union Rules and Discipline in General; Union Dues and Fees; Fines, Assessments, Etc.
The facts were insufficient in the charge to demonstrate a nexus between the protected activity and the adverse actions; pp. 2-3, dismissal letter, re PERB intervention in internal union affairs.