Iowa Budget Report, Public Employment Relations Board Budgets, 2016-2017

(2015) Iowa Budget Report, Public Employment Relations Board Budgets, 2016-2017. Management, Department of

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Pursuant to the Public Employment Relations Act (PERA), the PERB is responsible for interpreting, applying and administering the provisions of the PERA, and for adjudicating and conciliating labor/management disputes involving public employers and employee organizations throughout the State. The PERB's core functions, duties, and services include, but are not limited to: 1) Determining appropriate bargaining units and conducting representation elections. 2) Adjudicating prohibited practice complaints and fashioning remedial relief for violations of the Act. 3) Adjudicating negotiability disputes. 4) Adjudicating grievance appeals of State of Iowa merit system employees. 5) Upon joint request of the parties, mediating and/or serving as arbitrators for grievances arising under public sector collective bargaining agreements. 6) Providing training and/or facilitation regarding labor/management cooperation and interest-based bargaining. 7) Collecting and disseminating information regarding wages, hours, and other conditions of employment of public employees. 8) Preparing legal briefs and presenting oral arguments in District Court and the Supreme Court in cases affecting the Board. 9) Maintaining and monitoring the registration and annual reporting of certified employee organizations. 10) Administering the agency according to relevant rules, regulations, laws and principles of efficient public administration. 11) Providing mediators and arbitrators to resolve collective bargaining impasses.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Budget, Iowa Budget Report, Detailed Report
Subjects: State government
State government > State finance
ID Code: 24244
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 22 May 2017 15:39
Last Modified: 22 May 2017 15:39
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/24244