AGENCY OVERVIEW

About PERC

We are the Washington State agency with jurisdiction over public sector labor relations and collective bargaining in Washington. We assist parties in resolving labor-management disputes. We administer eight different collective bargaining laws covering approximately 350,000 public sector employees statewide in:
  • Cities
  • Counties
  • State
  • Ports
  • Public Transit
  • Hospital Districts

  • Public Utility Districts
  • School Districts
  • Fire Districts
  • Community Colleges
  • State Colleges/Universities
  • Individual Home Care Providers
  • Adult Family Care Providers
  • Family Child Care Providers
  • Language Access Providers
  • Symphonies
  • Libraries
  • Mission:  To prevent or minimize the disruption to public services through the impartial, timely, and expert resolution of labor-management disputes.
    Vision: Leaders and partners in improving public sector labor-management relations.
    Values: Excellence, Innovation, Integrity, Neutrality, Credibility, Respect, Balance
    PERC is headed by three part-time citizen commissioners who are appointed by the Governor for five-year terms. The Commission hears and decides appeals on decisions from agency staff (Examiners and the Executive Director) and has rule-making authority.
    • Marilyn Glenn Sayan
    • Mark E. Brennan
    • Mark R. Busto

    Appointed by and reporting to the Commission, our Executive Director is the full-time agency head. Responsible for day to day operation of the agency, and decisions on bargaining unit configurations and clarifications.

    2017 Total Cases:

    364

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    Mediations
    0
    Adjudication
    0
    Representation/Unit Clarification
    0
    Training
    0
    Other

    2015 Commission Decisions

    2015 Executive Director Decisions

    2015 Examiner Decisions

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