Decision 2596M – County of Riverside


Decision Date: November 16, 2018

Decision Type: PERB Decision

Description: The Board approved a request to withdraw exceptions after the parties reached a settlement in a case where the Administrative Law Judge concluded in a proposed decision that the County of Riverside unilaterally implemented a new policy requiring employees represented by the Riverside Sheriffs’ Association to pay $35 a month for parking.

Disposition:  The Board approved the County’s request to withdraw its exceptions based on the parties’ settlement agreement and vacated the proposed decision.

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Perc Vol: 43
Perc Index: 76

Decision Headnotes

1107.15000 – Withdrawal of Appeal; Request that Decision be Vacated

Ordinarily, when a party requests to withdraw its exceptions, by operation of PERB Regulation 32305, subdivision (a), the proposed decision becomes final and binding as to the parties, but without precedential effect for future decisions. However, where the parties’ dispute was disposed of via a global settlement of all outstanding issues, including the collateral unfair practice charge, and involved substantial back pay to the affected employees as part of the settlement agreement, the Board exercised its discretion to vacate the proposed decision as part of granting the withdrawal of exceptions.