Decision 2228M – County of Riverside


Decision Date: December 21, 2011

Decision Type: PERB Decision

Description:  Union appealed partial dismissal of its unfair practice charge alleging that the employer violated MMBA by refusing to create a bargaining unit consisting of deputy county counsel.

Disposition:  The Board dismissed RCAA’s appeal of a partial dismissal of an unfair practice charge because the appeal contained no factual information and set forth no issues of contention which RCAA had taken with the Board agent’s partial dismissal.

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Perc Vol: 36
Perc Index: 97

Decision Headnotes

1100.05000 – Dismissal of Charge; Appeal

Pursuant to PERB Regulation 32635(a), an appeal of a dismissal must sufficiently place the Board and the respondent on notice of the issues raised on appeal. In this case, RCAA’s appeal did not state the specific issues of procedure, fact, law or rational to which the appeal is taken, identify the page or part of the dismissal to which each appeal is taken, nor did it state the grounds for each issue stated. Thus, RCAA’s appeal did not comply with the requirements of PERB Regulation 32635(a).