REPRESENTATION ISSUES; CERTIFICATION/VOLUNTARY RECOGNITION – Certification Bar
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1300.04000 – Certification Bar
The purpose of MMBA section 3507 is to create labor stability of at least one year after an organization is recognized as the bargaining agent for employees of an appropriate unit. A county employment relations policy that creates the opposite of what the MMBA provides by requiring, rather than prohibiting, decertification petitions to be filed only within twelve months of certification, is invalid.