Decision 1370H – American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 57 (Ross-Ezozo)

LA-CO-64-H

Decision Date: January 3, 2000

Decision Type: PERB Decision

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Perc Vol: 24
Perc Index: 31039

Decision Headnotes

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

Union's failure to pursue race discrimination claim where claim was not arbitrable and one of the grievants was white does not make out a DFR violation; p. 4, dismissal letter. Charging party's desire to accept settlement offer and continue to pursue the grievance was not acceptance of settlement and union did not violate DFR by failing to obtain the settlement; pp. 4-5, dismissal letter.

800.00000 – UNION UNFAIR PRACTICES; DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION
800.05000 – Mode or Adequacy of Representation/Advocacy

A union is not under an obligation to process a claim which it feels it cannot win.