Decision 1434E – Wheatland Elementary School District
Decision Date: May 4, 2001
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Description: The Board granted the severance petition, having found that a unit of the employees in the Secretary I and Secretary II classifications is appropriate for meeting and negotiating provided an employee organization becomes the exclusive representative.
Disposition: Severance petition granted. The Board found that the school secretaries share a community of interest that is distinct and separate from other classified employees of the district because only these employees perform primarily clerical work.
Perc Vol: 25
Perc Index: 32056
1309.02000 – Bargaining/Representation History
Negotiating history not granted same deference as normally given when existing wall to wall unit established by voluntary recognition and its appropriateness was never fully litigated.
1309.03000 – Community of Interest
School secretaries share a community of interest based on common duties, functions, working conditions and supervision. This community of interest is distinct and separate from other classified employees of the district because only these employees perform primarily clerical work.