Mediation Services

Did you know that 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.

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Board Issues SERB
Opinion 2015-001

SERB issues a Board Opinion in a representation case involving International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 20 and City of Hamilton

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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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2016 State Personnel Board of Review Academy
March 10, 2016

This conference provides attendees with an overview of basic civil service elements, as well as best practices for participating in administrative hearings and administering due process within the civil service laws.

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Advanced Negotiations Training Seminar
April 11, 2016

SERB wishes to announce its first Annual Negotiation Seminar to be held on April 11, 2016. It will be a daylong event beginning at 9:00 a.m and concluding at 4:00 p.m. It will be held in the Columbus, Ohio, region and the exact place will depend on the number of attendees.

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2015 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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View Filed CBA's Online

Collective Bargaining Agreements are available online. Please contact Research & Training section if you have any questions. "Click Here " to view list of filed contracts.

Please Note: If you have filed your collective bargaining agreement and do not see it posted to our website, feel free to contact Tammy Johnson at Timothea.johnson@serb.state.oh.us


Contract Data Summary Sheet Required

A Contract Data Summary Sheet is now required when filing a Collective Bargaining Agreement for more information "Click Here"


Reports and Awards
Annual Reports

2014 Annual Wage Settlement

2015 SERB Annual Report

2015 SERB Health Insurance Rpt

Customer Service Standards Policy