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 2014-001

SERB issues a Board Opinion in a unfair labor practice case involving Green Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 2964 and the City of Green

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Board Issues SERB
Opinion 2014-002

SERB issues a Board Opinion in a mediation case involving Cleveland Metropolitan School District Board of Education and SEIU, 1199

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Conference on Ohio Public Sector Fact Finding, August 21, 2014 at Crowne Plaza, Columbus North-Worthington Columbus, Ohio

This 2014 Conference on Ohio Public Sector Fact Finding will bring together professionals who are part of the collective bargaining fact-finding process. It will include representatives of labor and management, neutrals who preside as fact finders, staff of the State Employment Relations Board under whose jurisdiction fact finding is conducted, and attorneys whose practices include representing the parties at fact finding.

If you are interested, please register on the form and email, fax, or mail it to the address provided on the Announcement. 

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21st Annual Report on the
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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 Sheila Farthing at Sheila.farthing@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 "learn more". learn more

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