Decision 2068E – Service Employees International Union Local 1021 (DeLarge)

SF-CO-731-E

Decision Date: September 29, 2009

Decision Type: PERB Decision

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Perc Vol: 33
Perc Index: 164

Decision Headnotes

800.00000 – UNION UNFAIR PRACTICES; DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION
800.02000 – Grievance Handling/Contract Administration

Charging party does not demonstrate that the union owed her a duty to represent her before the personnel commission.

800.00000 – UNION UNFAIR PRACTICES; DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION
800.05000 – Mode or Adequacy of Representation/Advocacy

The union refused to hire an attorney to represent charging party in a hearing before the personnel commission. Unions do not owe a duty of fair representation to their members to provide financial assistance for securing outside counsel.

1101.00000 – CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES; LIMITATION PERIOD FOR FILING CHARGE
1101.03000 – Computation of Six-Month Period

The only action alleged to have occurred within the six month statute of limitations was charging party's request to the union for assistance at her hearing before the personnel commission.