Decision 1382S – International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 501, AFL-CIO (Huff)

LA-CO-82-S

Decision Date: May 2, 2000

Decision Type: PERB Decision

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Perc Vol: 24
Perc Index: 31087

Decision Headnotes

800.00000 – UNION UNFAIR PRACTICES; DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION
800.04000 – Scope of Duty; Internal Union Affairs

Allegations regarding union's failure to represent Charging Party at investigatory interviews. The investigative forum was apparently unconnected with any aspect of negotiation or administration of a collective bargaining agreement, and the exclusive representative did not exclusively control the means to the particular remedy. The allegations thus fell outside of IUOE's duty of fair representation under the Dills Act. Allegation regarding claims of wrongful dismissal, retaliation, and involuntary resignation on another part time job were either issues for another, extracontractual forum, or were unconnected with any aspect of negotiation or administration of a collective bargaining agreement, and also fell outside of IUOE's duty of fair representation.