Decision 2153H – Regents of the University of California
Decision Date: December 30, 2010
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Perc Vol: 35
Perc Index: 21
101.02000 – Conflicts Between PERB-Administered Laws and Other California Statutes; Education Code/Supersession; MMBA Supersession
HEERA is limited in scope, regulating only certain conduct by employers. HEERA does not address, and PERB has no jurisdiction over, allegations that a university breached an employment contract, defamed an employee’s character, or misrepresented an employee’s scholarly or academic efforts.
300.04000 – Individual/Concerted/Activities/Self-Representation
Employee complaints to employers are protected only when those complaints are a logical continuation of group activity. Charging party's activities were entirely personal in nature, not concerted, including complaints to supervisors about his own employment conditions and negative work performance evaluation.
1100.03000 – Standing
Individual employees do not have standing to allege violations of sections that protect the collective bargaining rights of employee organizations.