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2014 CG0 Public Employee Relations Board
The District of Columbia Public Employee Relations Board (“Board” or “PERB”) is an impartial, quasi-judicial, independent agency empowered with the exclusive jurisdiction to resolve labor-management disputes between agencies of the District government and labor organizations representing employees of various District agencies.
Summary of Services
Determines appropriate compensation and non-compensation bargaining units; certifies, decertifies, amends, clarifies, and modifies labor organizations as exclusive bargaining representatives; facilitates and reviews election procedures and results concerning the selection of labor organizations as the exclusive bargaining unit representative; investigates and adjudicates unfair labor practice and standards of conduct complaints; reviews appeals of grievance arbitration awards; determines impasse status of collective bargaining between District of Columbia agencies and District of Columbia employee unions; facilitates impasse arbitration bargaining between District of Columbia agencies and District of Columbia employee unions; determines negotiability of proposals to submitted during negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement between District of Columbia agencies and District of Columbia employee unions; conducts mandatory mediation of disputes submitted to the Board; issues subpoenas and conducts hearings; and adopts rules and regulations for conducting the business of PERB.