Decision A442E – Los Rios Community College District
Decision Date: October 26, 2016
Decision Type: Administrative Appeal
Description: Charging party appealed the Office of the General Counsel’s dismissal of its unit modification petition seeking to divide the existing Maintenance/ Operations and Campus Police Officers Unit and create a separate police officer unit at the District.
Disposition: The Board affirmed the Office of the General Counsel’s dismissal finding that because the existing unit was a presumptively appropriate unit under Sweetwater and because SEIU alleged no facts establishing that its proposed unit was more appropriate, the unit modification petition was properly dismissed.
Perc Vol: 41
Perc Index: 82
1308.01000 – In General
PERB follows the same severance principles irrespective of whether the petitioning party is an incumbent union that already represents one or more bargaining units.