Decision 1386E – California Teachers Association, CTA/NEA (Torres)
Decision Date: May 18, 2000
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Description: Employee appealed Board agent’s dismissal of charge alleging that union violated its duty of fair representation.
Disposition: Dismissed. Facts did not demonstrate that the union’s violated the duty of fair representation.
Perc Vol: 24
Perc Index: 31098
800.01000 – In General; Prima Facie Case
California Teachers Association, a state wide organization is not the exclusive representative and doe not owe employees a duty of fair representation.
800.02000 – Grievance Handling/Contract Administration
Union's failure to speak for charging party in a meeting or to include her in another meeting with the employer did not violate the duty of fair representation. Union evaluated her grievance, determined not to advance the grievance to arbitration and informed her of its decision. Charge failed to provide facts supporting a violation of EERA.