Decision 2289E – Palos Verdes Faculty Association (Stever)
Decision Date: October 15, 2012
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Description: The charge alleged that the union breached its duty of fair representation based upon the handling of grievances and mediation.
Disposition: The Board upheld the dismissal of the charge for failure to state a prima facie case of breach of the duty of fair representation.
Perc Vol: 37
Perc Index: 91
800.05000 – Mode or Adequacy of Representation/Advocacy
Charge failed to establish that union’s conduct in handling grievances and mediation session was arbitrary, discriminatory or in bad faith.
1100.05000 – Dismissal of Charge; Appeal
Good cause to consider new evidence on appeal not established, where documents predate dismissal letter and appeal provides no reason why these documents and factual allegations could not have been included in the original charge or in the amended charge.