UNION UNFAIR PRACTICES; DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION – In General; Prima Facie Case
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800.01000 – In General; Prima Facie Case
Charge failed to establish prima facie case of breach of duty of fair representation because it alleged no facts showing that employee organization’s opposition to reclassification of charging party’s position out of the bargaining unit was arbitrary, discriminatory or in bad faith. Employee organization has a legitimate interest in ensuring bargaining unit work is not removed from unit. Employee organization communicated its reasons for opposing the reclassification to charging party on several occasions.