Mediation Services
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SERB provides free mediation services and labor-management cooperation training? Services include interest based training and facilitation as well as traditional bargaining and grievance mediation by experienced staff (click here for staff biographies) . Whether the parties are negotiating their first contract or their tenth, there are times when the assistance of a mediator makes the difference in avoiding the time and costs associated with Fact Finding and Conciliation. Interest based problem solving training can also help the parties improve labor management relations and committee effectiveness.

Please click here to download the Mediation Services Brochure


Board Issues SERB
Opinion 2017-001

SERB issues a Board Opinion in an unfair labor practice case involving Fraternal Order of Police, Ohio Labor Council, Inc. and City of Maple Heights.

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bullet Board Issues SERB
Opinion 2015-002
SERB issues a Board Opinion in a unfair labor practice case involving Massillon Education Association, OEA/NEA and Massillon City School District Board of Education

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Recent Court of Appeals Decision on Picketing

Harrison Hills

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Strike Notice

Lakeland Community College and Lakeland Faculty Association/OEA/NEA
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Fact-Finding Conference
Crowne Plaza Columbus, Dublin, OH
Friday, August 11, 2017

This conference is designed to prepare practitioners for the fact-finding process. Neutrals and advocates will participate on expert panels to discuss the current landscape of factfinding in the State of Ohio. They will discuss trending issues, share experiences, and present perspectives from both sides of the bargaining table. This is an excellent opportunity to meet the neutrals, create contacts, and learn about the ever-changing environment of labor relations in Ohio.

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2017 Annual Report on the Cost of Health Insurance in Ohio's Public Sector
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Employee Org Reporting Requirements
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Clearinghouse Guide

SERB provides Job Title Benchmark Reports, Wage Increase Reports, Benefits Reports, and Insurance Reports that can be used during the Contract Negotiations process. Below is a guide to the information contained within the SERB Clearinghouse Database.

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Electronic Filing with SERB

Ohio Administrative Code Rule O.A.C. 4117-1-02 requires that customers file most types of documents with the State Employment Relations Board by electronic mail. Please see attached guidelines for electronic filings.

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image Contract Data Summary Sheets

NOTE: A Contract Data Summary Sheet is now required when filing a Collective Bargaining Agreement. Both documents must be filed within 30 days of the execution of the bargaining agreement.

Reports and Awards
Annual Reports

2016 Annual Wage Settlement

2017 SERB Annual Report

2017 SERB Health Insurance Rpt

Customer Service Standards Policy