Decision 2497M – City of Fremont
Decision Date: July 26, 2016
Decision Type: PERB Decision
Description: The ALJ dismissed a complaint alleging that the City: (1) improperly processed a decertification petition; (2) refused to utilize a third-party neutral to conduct the decertification election; (3) improperly provided legal advice to the decertification petitioner; (4) failed to recognize the charging party as the exclusive representative; and (5) demonstrated a preference for a competing employee organization. Both parties filed exceptions.
Disposition: After exceptions were filed, the parties settled their dispute and requested withdrawal. The Board granted the request and dismissed the unfair practice complaint and underlying charge with prejudice.
Perc Vol: 41
Perc Index: 39
1107.15000 – Withdrawal of Appeal; Request that Decision be Vacated
Joint request to withdraw the matter was in the best interests of the parties and consistent with the purposes of the MMBA; with withdrawal of the complaint, exceptions and cross exceptions, proposed decision was vacated and the complaint and underlying unfair practice charge were dismissed with prejudice.