The Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) is a quasi-judicial agency which oversees public sector collective bargaining in California. PERB presently administers seven collective bargaining statutes, ensures their consistent implementation and application, and adjudicates disputes between the parties subject to them. The statutes administered by PERB are:
|EERA||The Educational Employment Relations Act (EERA) of 1976 establishing collective bargaining in California’s public schools (K-12) and community colleges.|
|Dills Act||The State Employer-Employee Relations Act of 1978, known as the Ralph C. Dills Act (Dills Act), establishing collective bargaining for state government employees.|
|HEERA||The Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act (HEERA) of 1979, extending the same coverage to the California State University System, the University of California System and Hastings College of Law.|
|MMBA||The Meyers-Milias-Brown Act (MMBA) of 1968 establishing collective bargaining for California’s municipal, county, and local special district employers and employees was brought under PERB’s jurisdiction pursuant to Senate Bill 739 (Chapter 901, Statutes of 2000), effective July 1, 2001. PERB’s jurisdiction over the MMBA excludes peace officers, management employees and the City and County of Los Angeles.|
|TEERA||The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Transit Employer-Employee Relations Act (TEERA) of 2003, covering supervisory employees of the transit agency.|
| Court Interpreter Act|
Trial Court Act
|Effective August 16, 2004, pursuant to Senate Bill 1102 (Chapter 227, Statutes of 2004), the Trial Court Employment Protection and Governance Act (Trial Court Act) and the Trial Court Interpreter Employment and Labor Relations Act (Court Interpreter Act) were brought under PERB’s jurisdiction.|
|JCEERA||Effective January 1, 2018, pursuant to Assembly Bill 83 (Stats. 2017, Ch. 835), the Judicial Council|
Employer-Employee Relations Act (JCEERA) established collective bargaining for employees of the
|SMCS Transfer||With the enactment of Senate Bill 1038 (Chapter 46, Statutes of 2012), the State Mediation and Conciliation Service (SMCS) was transferred from the Department of Industrial Relations and established as a separate division within PERB…Continue Reading|
With the enactment of Assembly Bill 119 (Chapter 21, Statutes of 2017), the Legislature enacted the Public Employee Communication Chapter (PECC), which gives exclusive representatives of California’s public employees specific rights designed to provide them with meaningful access to, and the ability to effectively communicate with their represented members. The Public Employment Relations Board has jurisdiction to enforce the PECC.
The Public Employment Relations Board maintains this web site to enhance public access to PERB’s information. This is a service that is continually under development. While we try to keep the information timely and accurate, we make no guarantees. We will make an effort to correct errors brought to our attention. Persons utilizing this site are encouraged to verify the text of statutes and regulations using official publications of the State of California.