Decision 1719E – Madera Unified Teachers Association (Freeman)
Decision Date: November 30, 2004
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Description: Employee alleged breach of duty of fair representation by exclusive representative for refusal to take grievance to arbitration.
Disposition: Duty of fair representation not breached by exclusive representative’s reasonable refusal to take grievance to arbitration.
Perc Vol: 29
Perc Index: 25
800.02000 – Grievance Handling/Contract Administration
arbitration. Exclusive representative had in place standard conditions for participation in the grievance process which applied to all members. Decision not to take grievance to arbitration was not arbitrary.