This procedure only applies to an employee seeking non-association based on a religious belief or teaching or a bargaining representative seeking to enforce requirement to pay union dues.
A non-association request may be filed by an employee or union.
- An employee or union files a non-association request with PERC.
- The request is reviewed, and if a preliminary ruling is issued, a PERC examiner will be assigned to the case.
- The parties work with the examiner to schedule a hearing.
What to Expect at a Hearing
Evidence: Parties must provide evidence through testimony of witnesses & exhibits regarding the disputed issues
Court Reporter: A court reporter is hired to transcribe all PERC hearings. Parties may purchase the transcript directly from the court reporter.
Hiring an attorney:
PERC staff will not represent you or provide you with an attorney. Staff are strictly neutral and can only answer questions about rules and procedures, and cannot provide legal advice.
- You may hire an attorney to represent you or review your complaint, but you are responsible for paying any attorney fees.
- You are not required to hire an attorney to participate in a PERC hearing. If you do not it is recommended that you:
- Study the rules and statutes
- Review your claims and evidence