Board Meeting This Week (Thursday, August 11)


Regular Business Meeting Agenda

Public Employment Relations Board

August 11, 2022 ~ 10:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Pursuant to Government Code section 11133, there will not be a physical  meeting location. Board members will participate via videoconference. Please follow the instructions below to attend the meeting remotely.

Attend the meeting via video-conference:

  1. In your web browser, go to 
  2. Select “Join a Meeting”
  3. Enter the Meeting ID: 160 004 1541
  4. Enter your name
  5. Enter the Passcode: 8057332885, then click “continue”


To attend the meeting via teleconference:

  1. Dial (669) 254-5252
  2. When prompted, enter the meeting id: 160 004 1541#
  3. Press # to skip the participant id
  4. When prompted, enter the meting password: 8057332885#

A note on public comment:In advance of the meeting, those who wish to comment during the public comment portion of the agenda or on specific agenda items may request to be added to the queue by emailing Please be sure to include your name, affiliation if any, and topic in the email.

During the meeting, you can make a request to speak in person, via video or the teleconference line when prompted by the Chair at each appropriate agenda item.

  1. Roll Call.
  1. Adoption of Minutes. April 14, 2022 Meeting
  1. Public Comment. This is an opportunity for the public to address the Board on issues not scheduled on today’s agenda. The Board cannot act on those items but may refer matters to staff for review and possible Board action at a future, publicly noticed meeting.
  1. Staff Reports. The following Reports will be received. Any matter requiring Board action, and not included on this agenda, will be calendared for a subsequent public Board meeting.

A. Executive Director

B. Division of Administration

C. Office of General Counsel

D. Division of Administrative Law

E. State Mediation and Conciliation Service

  1. Old Business:

A. PERB Case Processing Efficiency Initiative (Update)

B. Update to Proposed Regulations for Special Remedies under the Public Employee Communication Chapter: Consideration of approval for submitting a rulemaking package to the Office of Administrative Law to initiate the formal rulemaking process to add regulations for special remedies under the Public Employee Communication Chapter. The updates to the proposed regulation are attached following this agenda.

  1. New Business:

A. The Educational Employment Relations Act and the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act require that PERB select and bear the costs of the services of the factfinding panel chairperson, including per diem fees and actual and necessary travel and subsistence. Prior Board action set the rate for factfinding services at $1,300 per day with a five-day contract maximum. The Board will review the current factfinding policy for compensating factfinding panel chairpersons annually for potential modification.

  1. Recess to Closed Session. The Board will meet in a continuous closed session each day beginning immediately upon recess of the open portion of this meeting through October 13, 2022. The purpose of these closed sessions will be to deliberate on cases listed on the Board’s Docket (Gov. Code sec. 11126(c)(3)), personnel (Gov. Code sec. 11126(a)), pending litigation (Gov. Code sec. 11126(e)(1)), and any pending requests for injunctive relief (Gov. Code sec. 11126(e)(2)(c)).

*This meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. A person who needs disability related accommodations or modifications in order to participate in the meeting shall make a request no later than five working days before the meeting to the Board by contacting Cheryl Shelly at (916) 322-8231 or sending a written request to Ms. Shelly at PERB, 1031 18th Street, Sacramento, California 95811. Requests for further information should also be directed via telephone or writing to Ms. Shelly. Additional information is also available on the internet at

ATTACHMENT – Agenda Item 5.B.