Decision J021E – San Joaquin County Office of Education

SA-RR-1043-E

Decision Date: July 8, 2004

Decision Type: PERB Decision

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Decision Headnotes

1311.00000 – REPRESENTATION ISSUES; JUDICIAL REVIEW, REPRESENTATION, DECISIONS
1311.01000 – In General

Request for PERB to join in seeking judicial review or, in the alternative, reconsideration, not granted where Board granted unit modification petition to establish a unit comprising classifications of recruiter, migrant services assistant, secondary school advisor, support services facilitator and youth advocate within the County Migrant Education Program. County argued this was not most appropriate unit and requested judicial review. Board held not required to establish ‘most appropriate’ unit (EERA section 3544(a)). Judicial review denied due to lack of novel issue, unique statutory construction and likelihood that issue will be raised frequently, therefore no special importance as required under PERB Regulation 32500(c). (San Francisco: Los Angeles Unified School District (1985) PERB Order No. JR-13.