Decision 1761M – City of Whittier

LA-CE-186-M

Decision Date: April 8, 2005

Decision Type: PERB Decision

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Perc Vol: 29
Perc Index: 119

Decision Headnotes

602.00000 – EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION)
602.01000 – In General

Although internally inconsistent, under various procedures and rules, the Department Heads, not employees, are authorized to determine whether overtime is compensated via compensatory time off or overtime pay. Therefore, the City has not unilaterally changed an existing policy.

602.00000 – EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; UNILATERAL CHANGE (FOR NEGOT OF SPECIFIC SUBJECTS, SEE SEC 1000, SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION)
602.06000 – Change in Past Practice

Although internally inconsistent, under various procedures and rules, the Department Heads, not employees, are authorized to determine whether overtime is compensated via compensatory time off or overtime pay. Therefore, the City has not unilaterally changed an existing policy.

608.00000 – EMPLOYER REFUSAL TO BARGAIN IN GOOD FAITH; DEFENSES
608.05000 – Past Practice; Maintenance of Status Quo

Although internally inconsistent, under various procedures and rules, the Department Heads, not employees, are authorized to determine whether overtime is compensated via compensatory time off or overtime pay. Therefore, the City has not unilaterally changed an existing policy.