Decision 1399S – State Employees Caucus for a Democratic Union (California State Employees Association, et al.)

SA-CO-216-S

Decision Date: August 4, 2000

Decision Type: PERB Decision

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Perc Vol: 24
Perc Index: 31128

Decision Headnotes

202.00000 – PARTIES; DEFINITIONS; EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS
202.01000 – In General; Statutory Definition

The Dills Act only defines unlawful actions by the state and employee organizations, and not by an individual state employee. Charging Parties filed the instant charge against CDU and certain named individual state employees. To the extent the charge was filed against members of CDU as individuals, the charge was dismissed; pp. 6-7, warning letter. The central focus in the definition of employee organization is whether the group in question exists for the purpose of furthering the interests of employees by dealing with the employer on a matter of employer-employee relations; p. 7, warning letter.

202.00000 – PARTIES; DEFINITIONS; EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS
202.07000 – Challenge to Status as Employee Organization

The Dills Act only defines unlawful actions by the state and employee organizations, and not by an individual state employee. Charging Parties filed the instant charge against CDU and certain named individual state employees. To the extent the charge was filed against members of CDU as individuals, the charge was dismissed; pp. 6-7, warning letter. The central focus in the definition of employee organization is whether the group in question exists for the purpose of furthering the interests of employees by dealing with the employer on a matter of employer-employee relations; p. 7, warning letter.