MAPE FILE UNFAIR PRACTICE CHARGE WITH THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD CONCERNING COUNTY’S UNILATERAL CHANGES TO ALTERNATIVE WORK SCHEDULES AND RDO
MAPE has filed an unfair practice charge with the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) over the County’s unilateral changes to Alternative Work Schedules and RDO. PERB is the state agency that determines whether public employers in California have violated state labor law. We alleged the County violated the law when it did not offer to bargain and did not bargain with us regarding its new rules about alternative work schedules, particularly 90/80s and 9/75, including its rules about an employee’s RDO. MAPE also alleges the County violated the law when it directed employees to sign the Alternative Work Schedule Agreement.
The next step is for the County to respond to our charge. After it does, the PERB General Counsel will decide whether it will issue a complaint. If the General Counsel issues a complaint, the County and we will have a mandatory settlement conference3 with PERB. If we do not settle, we will have a trial before a PERB administrative Law Judge.