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New York State Public Employment Relations Board Legal Section Case Files for Board Decisions Challenged in Court

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of case files documenting representation and improper practice cases in which the parties involved litigated Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) decisions through the courts. As such they concern board decisions that were challenged. Files also document cases in which PERB sought court enforcement of its decisions. Files contain original PERB case files plus non-record copies of court documents, such as records and briefs on appeal.
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Quantity:
372 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
approximately 1967-2013
Series Number:
11378

Arrangement

11378-98, 11378-99, 11378-00, 11378-00A, 11378-02A, 11378-03, 11378-05, 11378-10A: Numerical by case number.

11378-01, 11378-02, 11378-03, 11378-09, 11378-10, 11378-13: Arranged by case number, though not in numerical order.

Administrative History

Counsel's Office of the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) represents the board in litigation; investigates work stoppages, compliance with board orders, and local government provisions and procedures; prepares recommended board decisions and orders; issues and litigates strike charges; prepares texts of board program bills; reviews legislative proposals of other state agencies; prepares additions and amendments to rules and statutes; issues opinions on legal questions; and advises the chairman and department directors on legal implications of policy decisions.

Scope and Content Note

These case files document representation and improper practice cases in which the parties involved litigated PERB decisions through the courts. As such they concern board decisions that were challenged. Files also document cases in which PERB sought court enforcement of its decisions. Files contain original PERB case files plus non-record copies of court documents, such as records and briefs on appeal.

11378-99: This accretion consists of the case file for case # 402 (closed 5/4/88): Joseph B. Margolin v. PERB and the Commack Teachers' Association.

11378-01: This accretion consists of the following case files: ENF 88-2 (County of Nassau, CSEA); 585 (Town of Putnam Valley); 598 (Schenectady County); 564 (Town of Carmel); 572 (Greece Support Services Employees); 605 (Auburn City School District); and 526/527 (New York State Department of Correctional Services v. Council 82).

11378-02A: This accretion consists of the following case files: 519 (Nassau County); 528 (NYC Transit Authority); 538 (Catskill Regional OTB); I-0046 (Suffolk County Deputy Sheriff Benevolent Association); 546 (Catskill OTB); 565 (Local 1180, Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO); & 586 (Brentwood Union Free School District); 588 (Town of Cortlandt); 600 (Mount Vernon Housing Authority); 611 (Utica Professional Firefighters Assoc.); 616 (Department of Correctional Services); 621 (Guilderland Teachers Aide Association); 624 (Village of Malvern); 637 (City of Binghamton Police Supervisors' Assoc.); and D-0267 (Sandy Creek Central School District).

11378-03: This accretion consists of case files pertaining to decisions rendered in 2001: 635 (Chenango Forks Central School District); 636 (Town of Greece); 659 (City of White Plains); D-0269 (Buffalo City School District); D-0280 (Rhinebeck City School District); Enf 99-4 (United Public Service Employees Union Local 424 v. County of Columbia); 525 (County of Nassau); 614 (City of Niagara Falls); 604 (PEF); 625 (Issa Hokaj); 619 (CSEA Westchester Co.); 631 (CSEA Local 1000); 606 (Local 589, International Association of Firefighters); 641 (Anthony Farella, Sr. vs. Central New York Transit Authority); 643 (New York State Thruway Authority); 646 (New York State Thruway Authority); and 576 (Village of Scotia).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of this material.

Related Information

Other finding aids

11378-83, 11378-89, 11378-04, 11378-09, 11378-10A, 11378-12, 11378-14, 11378-19A: Container list is available at the repository.

11378-98, 11378-99, 11378-00, 11378-00A, 11378-02, 11378-03A, 11378-04, 11378-05, 11378-10: Folder list is available at the repository.

11378-12A: Transfer list is available at the repository.

11378-13: List providing litigation case number, box number, date closed, case number, and case name is available.

The cumulative digest and index to volumes 1-10 of Official Decisions, Opinions, and Related Matters (Public Employment Relations Board of the State of New York), 1968-1977, provides an alphabetical "table of parties" to PERB cases and their corresponding case numbers (pages 10001-10088). A "table of parties" and "case number index" are included in each subsequent volume of Official Decisions, Opinions, and Related Matters.

Custodial History

11378-19A: This accretion was part of the collection of PERB records accessioned by the New York State Archives from Cornell University's School of Labor Management (#5140). Accession of this accretion resulted from a project by State Archives staff in 2019 to accession or integrate estrayed or unidentified records.

Acquistion Information

11378-12A: This accretion includes records from transfer list 94-16.

11378-14: This accretion includes records from transfer lists 800001, 840005, 860004, 880004, 900003, 910005, 920006, 920011, 930008, 930016, 950006, 950011, 960001, 960007, 960020, 970007, 980004, and 980024.

11378-19: This accretion includes records from transfer list 950005.

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Contents Box

Accretion: 11378-19
General Representation Files 12/92; C-3885 1
General Representation Files 12/92; C-3626 3703 3845 3865 3899 2