Decision 2350M – County of Orange
Decision Date: December 23, 2013
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Perc Vol: 38
Perc Index: 100
504.14000 – Other/In General
In asserting that charging party was given insubstantial assignments depriving him of the opportunity to promote to a classification that would not be subject to a layoff, charging party failed to establish nexus between the protected activities of participating in the grievance process and seeking the assistance of the exclusive representative and the adverse action of being laid off; the assignments and failure to promote were made necessary by charging party’s prior misconduct for dishonesty, for which he was suspended for six months, and were not motivated by an unlawful purpose.