Decision 1290S – State of California (Department of Food and Agriculture)

SA-CE-1074-S

Decision Date: October 8, 1998

Decision Type: PERB Decision

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Perc Vol: 22
Perc Index: 29172

Decision Headnotes

604.00000 – EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; REFUSAL TO PROVIDE INFORMATION
604.01000 – In General

PERB has held that an employer has an obligation to provide to the exclusive representative all information that is necessary and relevant to collective bargaining and administration of the contract, including grievance processing, citing Stockton Unified School District (1980) PERB Decision No. 143; p. 2, warning letter. An employer's duty to provide information does not extend to individual employee requests; p. 2, warning letter.

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

The six-month statutory limitations period begins to run when the charging party knew or should have known of the conduct giving rise to the alleged unfair practice, citing Regents of the University of California (1983) PERB Decision No. 359-H; p. 2, warning letter. Charge alleging State discriminated against employee by terminating his employment outside the statutory limitations period must be dismissed as untimely filed; p. 2, warning letter.