Decision 1110E – Temple City Unified School District
Decision Date: June 22, 1995
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Description: Union seeks to sever employees in several classifications out of an existing general classified bargaining unit.
Disposition: Board granted severance petition finding new unit to be appropriate.
Perc Vol: 19
Perc Index: 26113
1105.03000 – Burden of Proof; Weight of Evidence; Presumptions and Inferences; Affirmative Defenses
Sweetwater establishes three classified units which are "presumptively appropriate": (1) instructional aides, (2) office-technician and business services, and (3) operations-support services; The burden of proof lies with the party seeking a unit or units different from the Sweetwater unit configuration; p. 3.
1308.01000 – In General
In a severance case where the petitioned-for unit is consistent with Sweetwater, the burden is on the parties opposing it to establish that the wall-to-wall unit presently in existence is more appropriate; p. 6.