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New York State Governor's Office of Employee Relations Legal Division Grievance Arbitration Files (Litigated)

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:
Records in this series from the Legal Division pertain to contract-related grievances that have reached the arbitration stage. Topics include work conditions and hours; non-competitive appointments; workforce deployment; job requirements; and promotions or other hiring actions. Files contain correspondence; statements of proceedings; evidence; arbitrator's notes; issues reports; accident and incident reports; and arbitrators' opinions and awards.
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Quantity:
270 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1971-2006
Series Number:
16231

Arrangement

Roughly chronological by date grievance case closed.

16231-18: None.

Scope and Content Note

Records in this series pertain to cases for contract-related grievances that have reached the arbitration stage. Cases involve matters such as work conditions and hours; non-competitive appointments; workforce deployment; job requirements; and promotions or other hiring actions.

The records were created and used by the GOER's legal staff and, in some instances, by the attorney general's office to investigate the issues presented and defend the state in grievance proceedings. Files contain correspondence; statements of proceedings; evidence; notes of arbitrator; reports on the issues; accident and incident reports; and opinions and awards of arbitrator.

16231-95: This accretion includes files on a grievance between the Civil Service Employee Association (CSEA) and the Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMRDD) decided in 1984; and files on the 1983 state employee lag payroll (all departments).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted pursuant to Public Officers Law 87(2)(g) due to the presence of attorney-client privileged correspondence, attorney work-product, settlement drafts, and certain inter-agency correspondence.

Related Information

Other finding aids

16231-93: Container list with names of grievants is available at the repository.

16231-95, 16231-99, 16231-07, 16231-12, 16231-13, 16231-14, 16231-15, 16231-16, 16231-17: Container list is available at the repository.

16231-07: Folder list is available at the repository.

16231-18: Transfer list is available at the repository.

Acquistion Information

16231-99: At the time of accessioning in 1999, two boxes originally transferred with this accretion were missing and presumed lost.

16231-99: This accretion includes records from transfer lists 910001, 920003, 930003, and 940012.

16231-12: This accretion includes records from transfer lists 950008, 960012, 970005, 010008, 010004, 010001, 080030, 070002, 010091, and 010006.

16231-13: This accretion includes records from transfer list 080030.

16231-14: This accretion includes records from transfer list 990002.

16231-15: This accretion includes records from transfer list 100019.

16231-16: This accretion includes records from transfer list 080030.

16231-16A: This accretion includes records from transfer list 100019.

16231-17: This accretion includes records from transfer list 110013.

16231-18: This accretion was transferred under RDA 16231 and includes records from transfer list 100022 and 110007.

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