Decision 1381S – State of California (Department of Corrections)

SA-CE-1181-S

Decision Date: April 25, 2000

Decision Type: PERB Decision

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Perc Vol: 24
Perc Index: 31085

Decision Headnotes

602.00000 – EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION)
602.05000 – Impact and Extent

The State's elimination of a Saturday correctional officer who covered the library concern safety and health of librarians. Health and safety is one of the more fundamental areas of concern in a collective bargaining relationship and is within the scope of representation. Removing the officer diminished the safety of affected employees.

602.00000 – EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION)
602.06000 – Change in Past Practice

The State's elimination of a Saturday correctional officer who covered the library concern safety and health of librarians. Health and safety is one of the more fundamental areas of concern in a collective bargaining relationship and is within the scope of representation. Removing the officer diminished the safety of affected employees.