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New York State Public Employment Relations Board Office of Public Employment Practices and Representation Management/Confidential Designation 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:
The Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) 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. This series of case files with "E" numbers documents management/confidential cases. Case files typically contain petitions, responses, notices, affidavits, briefs, stipulations, exhibits, correspondence, and the ruling by the unit director.
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Quantity:
77 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
approximately 1967-1985
Series Number:
17496

Arrangement

Unarranged.

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

The Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) 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. This series of case files with "E" numbers documents management/confidential cases. Case files typically contain petitions, responses, notices, affidavits, briefs, stipulations, exhibits, correspondence, and the ruling by the unit director.

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Other finding aids

Folder lists are available at the repository.

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

17496-08: This series 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 series resulted from a project by the State Archives staff in 2008 to accession or integrate estrayed or unidentified records.

17496-19: 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.

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