SMCS Reimbursement for Election / Representation Services

Beginning July 1, 2010, election services provided by SMCS shall be reimbursed at a flat rate depending upon the size of the bargaining unit. Election services covered by this regulation do not include representation elections (certification, decertification and unit clarification) and card and petition checks relating to a petition for recognition or certification, but will include the conduct of other elections, including but not limited to contract ratification votes. For more information, please see “Section 32998. Reimbursement for Services” in the PERB regulations https://www.perb.ca.gov/regspdfs/regulations.pdf.

When elections are held, election services shall be reimbursed as follows:
Bargaining units of 1 to 49 employees:$1,000.00
Bargaining units of 50 to 199 employees:$1,250.00
Bargaining units of 200 to 999 employees:$2,000.00
Bargaining units of 1000 or more employees:$4,000.00
When questions of representation are determined from card and/or petition checks, such services shall be reimbursed as follows:
Bargaining units of 1 to 49 employees:$200.00
Bargaining units of 50 to 199 employees:$300.00
Bargaining units of 200 to 999 employees:$750.00
Bargaining units of 1000 or more employees:$1,000.00

The following fee schedule applies only to elections that do not involve issues of representation. There is no charge for representation-related elections conducted under consent agreements, or as directed in PUC-transit representation matters.

For more information, please see “Section 32998. Reimbursement for Services” in the PERB regulations.