Decision A127E – Poway Unified School District

LA-R-109A; AC-17

Decision Date: April 30, 1982

Decision Type: PERB Decision

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Perc Vol: 6
Perc Index: 13108

Decision Headnotes

202.00000 – PARTIES; DEFINITIONS; EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS
202.02000 – Exclusive Representatives

An amendment of certification purporting to affiliate an exclusive representative with the American Federation of Teachers while retaining its affiliation with the California Teachers Association cannot be granted. CTA bylaws preclude mergers by local affiliates with other organizations. PERB has no power to compel an unwilling state or national organization to accept the affiliation of a local exclusive representative through the amendment of certification.

1103.00000 – CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES; COMPLAINT
1103.08000 – Intervention

Where local exclusive representative affiliated with California Teachers Association attempts to affiliate also with American Federation of Teachers, CTA has right to intervene in petition to amend certification. CTA is necessary party and should have been joined by the regional director even in absence of request to intervene.

1300.00000 – REPRESENTATION ISSUES; CERTIFICATION/VOLUNTARY RECOGNITION
1300.03000 – Amended Certification, Petition for

An amendment of certification purporting to affiliate an exclusive representative with the American Federation of Teachers while retaining its affiliation with the California Teachers Association cannot be granted. CTA bylaws preclude mergers by local affiliates with other organizations. PERB has no power to compel an unwilling state or national organization to accept the affiliation of a local exclusive representative through the amendment of certification.