Decision 2172M – Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (Scholink)

SF-CO-221-M

Decision Date: March 1, 2011

Decision Type: PERB Decision

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Perc Vol: 35
Perc Index: 60

Decision Headnotes

1100.00000 – CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES; CHARGE
1100.05000 – Dismissal of Charge; Appeal

The Board affirmed the dismissal of a charge which alleged that the charging party first learned of the alleged violation more than six months before the charge was filed. The Board rejected charging party’s claim on appeal that the discovery date alleged in the original charge was erroneous; charging party could have corrected the alleged mistake in his amended charge but did not do so.

1101.00000 – CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES; LIMITATION PERIOD FOR FILING CHARGE
1101.01000 – In General

Charge untimely when filed more than six months after charging party first learned of letter of understanding between his union and employer that would require him to obtain and maintain pediatric registry as a condition of continued employment as a cardiac sonographer. The Board rejected charging party’s claim on appeal that the discovery date alleged in the original charge was erroneous; charging party could have corrected the alleged mistake in his amended charge but did not do so.