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New York State Public Employment Relations Board Office of Public Employment Practices and Representation Declaratory Ruling Case Files

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:
These case files from the Office of Public Employment Practices and Representation (within the Public Employment Relations Board) document rulings on matters to be considered in future negotiations. Rulings "clarify the status of disputed issues." The files contain petitions, responses, notices, affidavits, briefs, stipulations, exhibits, correspondence, and the ruling by the unit director. Texts of rulings are published.
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Quantity:
9 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1991-1998, 2001-2002, 2006, 2012
Series Number:
17494

Arrangement

Numerical by case file number.

Administrative History

The Office of Public Employment Practices and Representation "reviews petitions from public employee organizations [i.e. unions] and employers concerning the creation of new negotiating units and recognition of employee bargaining agents, approves the transfer of members between existing units, and designates management/confidential positions. The Unit issues decisions on improper labor practice charges and declaratory rulings clarifying whether certain matters are subject to collective negotiations." The unit also conducts hearings to determine whether work stoppages are illegal strikes.

Scope and Content Note

These case files document rulings on matters to be considered in future negotiations. Rulings "clarify the status of disputed issues." The files contain petitions, responses, notices, affidavits, briefs, stipulations, exhibits, correspondence, and the ruling by the unit director. Texts of rulings are published.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Related Information

Other finding aids

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.

Folder lists for accretions are available at the repository.

Acquistion Information

17494-12: This accretion includes records from transfer lists 96-18, 98-22, and 04-09.

17494-12A: This accretion includes records from transfer lists 030018 and 090005.

17494-17: This accretion includes records from transfer list 130006.

17494-18: This accretion includes records from transfer list 140016.

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