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PERB Exercises Jurisdiction Over Bargaining Units That Include Peace Officers Individually Excluded by Statute and Will Not Consider Affirmative Defenses Based on Undisputed Facts Alone

Posted in Labor Relations, PERB

Gavel-and-Books.JPGWhen the Legislature amended the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act (MMBA) in 2001, it gave PERB jurisdiction over the statute, but not over certain agencies, and not over “persons who are peace officers as defined in Section 830.1 of the Penal Code.” …

Are the NLRB’s 2012 Decisions Void?

Posted in Legislation

Gavel and Books.JPGA decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia recently cast into doubt the validity of all National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) decisions in the year 2012 by holding that three of the current Board members …

Is Bankruptcy The Only Option?

Posted in Bankruptcy

Money Scale.jpgSince June 28, three California cities have chosen to pursue bankruptcy in the face of burgeoning costs and increasing deficits: Stockton, Mammoth Lakes, and San Bernardino.  Public agencies have been dealing with financial difficulties for several years, but other than …