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.

Please click here to download the Mediation Services Brochure


Board Issues SERB
Opinion 2014-004

SERB issues a Board Opinion in a representation case involving Youngstown State Univ Assoc. of Classified Empl, OEA/NEA and Youngstown State University

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Board Issues SERB
Opinion 2014-003

SERB issues a Board Opinion in a mediation case involving Conneaut Vol. Firefighters Organization and City of Conneaut.

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2014 SERB Academy, Thursday and Friday, October 30 & 31, 2014 Crowne Plaza, Columbus North-Worthington

SERB Academy is for newcomers to public-sector collective bargaining. New managers or new employee organization officials, staff , and those who are or will be working in positions where they need to know how Ohio’s law governs labor relations in the public sector.

SERB Academy is an intensive two-day review of representation, dispute settlement, and unfair labor practice matters, covering the law, the administrative rules, and the day-to-day procedures of the agency. Presentations are by administrators and staff who speak from the perspective of daily experience. Materials are designed to give you easy access to the provisions of the law and the rules you need to consult.

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22nd Annual Report on the
Cost of Health Insurance

in Ohio's Public Sector

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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"

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Reports and Awards
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2013 Annual Wage Settlement

2014 SERB Annual Report

2014 SERB Health Insurance Rpt