Rulemaking: Expedited Case Processing

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action – Notice File Number Z2022-1011-01

The proposed amendments update the Board’s rules that govern expediting matters at each division of PERB’s proceedings, as well as procedures concerning the finality of Board agent decisions in certain representation matters. These amendments are intended to fill gaps, resolve ambiguities, and simplify the Board’s procedures and processes for case adjudication to make the expediting process more understandable to attorneys and non-attorneys alike.

Any interested person, or his or her authorized representative, may submit written comments relevant to the proposed regulatory action to the Board. The written comment period closes on December 6, 2022, which is 46 days after the publication of this notice. The Board will only consider comments received at the Board offices by that time. Comments may be submitted by facsimile (FAX) at (916) 327-6377 or by e-mail at james.coffey@perb.ca.gov. Via mail, written comments may be submitted to: James Coffey, Senior Regional Attorney Public Employment Relations Board 1031 18th Street Sacramento, CA 95811

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action – contains information about the proposed regulatory changes and procedural information.
Express Terms of the Proposed Regulatory Text – the text of the proposed regulation.

Initial Statement of Reasons – explains the reasons why the proposed regulatory changes are being made.


Preliminary Rulemaking Activity – Board approved proposed text at 12/9/2021 Board Meeting. PERB staff is preparing background materials in preparation of initiating the formal rulemaking process with the Office of Administrative Law.

Preliminary Rulemaking Public Comment Received: