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 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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Fact-Finding Conference
August 19, 2016

The 2016 Conference on Ohio Public Sector Fact-Finding will bring together as presenters and as participants, professionals who are part of the 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 the fact-finding is conducted, and attorneys whose practice includes representing the parties at fact-finding.

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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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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
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2015 Annual Wage Settlement

2015 SERB Annual Report

2015 SERB Health Insurance Rpt

Customer Service Standards Policy