TEERA

Los Angeles County
Metropolitan Transportation Authority Transit
Employer-Employee Relations Act (TEERA)

AS OF JANUARY 1, 2013

ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

99560. Purpose of chapter

99560.1. Definitions

99560.2. Short Title

99560.3. Application of Chapter

ARTICLE 2. ADMINISTRATION

99561. Public Employment Relations Board; powers and duties

99561.1. Interference with board; penalties

99561.2. Initial determination on charges

99561.3. Cease and desist orders

99561.4. Appeal of administrative law judge decision regarding recognition or certification of employee organization; final order of board

ARTICLE 3. JUDICIAL REVIEW

99562. Right to review; petition; enforcement of decisions and order

ARTICLE 4. RIGHTS, OBLIGATIONS, PROHIBITONS, AND UNFAIR PRACTICES

99563. Participation in employee organizations

99563.1.Deductions from wages and salaries

99563.2. Access by employee organizations

99563.3. Released or reassigned time from work

99563.4. Meet and confer requirement

99563.5. Scope of representation

99563.6. Time for negotiations

99563.7. Employers; unlawful practices

99563.8. Employee organizations; unlawful practices

ARTICLE 5. EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS: REPRESENTATION, RECOGNITION, CERTIFICATION, AND DECERTIFICATION

99564. Request for recognition as exclusive representative

99564.1. Approval of request for recognition

99564.2. Petition; selection of exclusive representative

99564.3. Petition; decertification of exclusive representative

99564.4. Elections

99564.5. Employee organizations' duty of fair and impartial representation

ARTICLE 6. UNIT DETERMINATION

99565. Criteria for appropriate units; exception

ARTICLE 7. ORGANIZATIONAL SECURITY

99566. Organizational security within scope of representation

99566.1. Collection of fair share service fees

99566.2. Religious objections to membership

99566.3. Record of financial transactions; report

ARTICLE 8. RIGHTS-DISPUTES ARBITRATION

99567. Arbitration procedures

ARTICLE 9. IMPASSE PROCEDURES

99568. Impasse Procedures

ARTICLE 10. PUBLIC NOTICE

99569. Public meetings and comments

ARTICLE 11. MISCELLANEOUS

99570. Exemption from Ralph M. Brown Act

99570.1.Federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination

99570.2. Severability

99570.3. Preservation of employee rights

99570.4. Other labor provisions