Decision 1012S – California State Employees Association (Hackett)
Decision Date: September 8, 1993
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Perc Vol: 17
Perc Index: 24151
800.04000 – Scope of Duty; Internal Union Affairs
The duty of fair representation extends only to union activities that have a substantial impact on the relationship of the unit members to their employer. Charging party failed to demonstrate that the union's internal activities concerning the ratification process had a substantial impact on the relationship of unit members to their employer; p. 3, warning letter. A union is allowed substantial leeway in its internal procedures for developing negotiations strategy, selection of a negotiating team and final contract ratification; pp. 4-5, warning letter.
800.05000 – Mode or Adequacy of Representation/Advocacy
No violation without an allegation that the union knowingly misrepresented a fact in order to secure ratification of the contract; p. 5, warning letter.
1107.01000 – Exceptions; Responses to Exceptions; Standing; Extensions of Time/Late Filing/Waiver
Charging party provided no explanation which would constitute good cause to allow the Board to consider the new evidence offered on appeal; p. 2.
1503.03000 – Regulations Considered (By Number) (Continued)
32635(b). Charging party provided no explanation which would constitute good cause to allow the Board to consider the new evidence offered on appeal; p. 2.