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New York State Public Employment Relations Board Conciliation Unit Grievance Arbitration 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) Conciliation Unit provides mediation and fact-finding services when union contract negotiations reach an impasse; compulsory arbitration services during public safety union contract negotiations; grievance arbitration services when PERB is a contract-designated arbitrator; and facilitates the formation of labor-management committees. These case files, beginning with "A," relate to grievance arbitration cases in which PERB is named as the arbitrating agency; and to combined mediation-arbitration ("Med-Arb") proceedings. Files contain petitions for arbitration, panel lists and designations, evidence, and decisions.
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Quantity:
175 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
approximately 1967-1984], 1992-2008, 2010, 2012-2013
Series Number:
17503

Arrangement

Arranged by alpha-numeric case numbers.

17503-08: Unarranged.

Administrative History

The Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) Conciliation Unit provides mediation and fact-finding services when union contract negotiations reach an impasse; compulsory arbitration services during public safety union contract negotiations; and grievance arbitration services when PERB is a contract-designated arbitrator. The unit facilitates the formation of labor-management committees.

Scope and Content Note

These case file numbers begin with the letter "A," and relate to arbitration proceedings for grievances when the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) is named in a collective bargaining agreement as the arbitrating agency; and for combined mediation-arbitration ("Med-Arb") proceedings. Files contain petitions for arbitration, panel lists and designations, evidence, and decisions. Cases are tracked in docket books.

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Access Restrictions

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

Related Information

Other finding aids

17503-08, 17503-09, 17503-13, 17503-14A: Folder list is available at the repository.

Container lists for other accretions 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

17503-08: 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 2008 to accession or integrate estrayed or unidentified records.

17503-19A: 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

17503-13: This accretion includes records from transfer lists 94-12, 95-13, 96-11, 97-07, 98-13, 00-01, 03-03, 03-08, 04-05, 05-11, 09-18, 09-19, and 09-20.

17503-13A: This accretion includes records from transfer lists 070005 and 090021.

17503-14: This accretion includes records from transfer list 130008.

17503-14A: This accretion includes records from transfer list 010002.

17503-17: This accretion includes records from transfer list 130010.

17503-18: This accretion includes records from transfer list 160007.

17503-19: This accretion was transferred under RDA 17503 and includes records from transfer list 160008.

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