Oregon
Rule Rule 115-025-0010
Contents of Petitions


(1)

Certification of Public Employee Representative Filed by a Labor Organization Under ORS 243.682(1). A petition for an election to certify a public employee representative shall be completed on a form provided by the Board and shall be accompanied by a showing of interest of at least 30 percent of the employees in the alleged appropriate unit.

(2)

Certification of Public Employee Representative Filed by a Public Employer:

(a)

A petition filed by a public employer shall state that a request for representation or continued representation has been made by one or more labor organizations and that the public employer has a good faith doubt concerning the majority representative of its employees.

(b)

A petition shall be completed on a form provided by the Board.

(3)

Decertification of Public Employee Representative Filed by an Employee or a Group of Employees. A petition for decertification of a public employee representative shall be:

(a)

completed on a form provided by the Board; and

(b)

accompanied by a showing of interest from at least 30 percent of the employees in the unit in which an employee representative has been recognized or certified. The showing of interest shall indicate that the employees no longer desire to be represented for purposes of collective bargaining by the recognized or certified representative.

(4)

Clarification of Unit or Amendment of Certification Filed by the Recognized or Certified Representative or by the Public Employer. A unit clarification or amendment of certification petition filed by the recognized or certified representative of a public employer or filed by a public employer shall be completed on a form provided by the Board.
(5)(a) Certification of Public Employee Representative Without an Election. An employee, a group of employees, or a labor organization may file a petition under ORS 243.682(2) to certify a public employee representative without a representation election. The petition shall be completed on a form provided by the Board.

(b)

A petition shall be accompanied by a showing of interest from a majority of the employees in the proposed unit designating the labor organization named in the petition as the exclusive bargaining representative. If authorization cards are used for the showing of interest, they shall be arranged alphabetically. Authorizations that do not substantially comply with OAR 115-025-0065(2) shall not be counted.

(6)

Unit Clarification Without an Election, A petition filed under ORS 243.682(2)(a) and OAR 115-025-0005(1)(c), (2), or (4) to add a group of unrepresented employees to an existing bargaining unit must be submitted on a form approved by the Board.
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