Notice: The Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) is seeking a General Counsel to serve as the Chief Legal Officer to the agency. See Notice.

Red Button

Introduction:

The Public Employment Relations Commission deals with certain labor relations issues involving public employers, public employees, and unions that represent public employees. Such issues include representation matters, the scope of negotiations, unfair practices, mediation, fact-finding and arbitration. More detailed information is available throughout this website, including the Reference page, which has an explanatory brochure, frequently asked questions, the law and rules that govern PERC, as well as agency forms and a list of some other federal and State agencies with jurisdiction over other workplace issues.

Red Button

Covered Employers:

PERC has jurisdiction over the following types of public employers:

  • The State of New Jersey
  • counties
  • municipalities
  • local public school districts and charter schools
  • public colleges and universities
  • autonomous agencies, authorities, boards and commissions, including New Jersey Transit bus and light rail operations

PERC does not have jurisdiction over the following public employers. You may wish to contact them for further information:

Red Button

Commissioners and Staff

The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. Of such members, two represent public employers, two represent public employee organizations, and three represent the public including the appointee designated as Chairman.

Red Button

Contacting NJ PERC:

Address, telephone, e-mail and fax information is listed here. Detailed directions to our offices are also included.

Red Button

Notices:

See the Notices page for:

  • What’s New
  • Meeting Notices
  • Important dates and time periods
  • Rule Proposals
Red Button

Reference:

Part of what can be found on the Reference page includes:

  • Agency Brochure
  • PERC Forms
  • Annual Reports
  • PERC Statute (N.J.S.A.)
  • PERC Rules (N.J.A.C.)
  • Synopses of Recent Commission Decisions.
  • PERC and other Agency Decisions
  • Interest Arbitration Awards
  • Public Sector Contracts
  • Links to Other Agencies

 

 

Picture
NJ InTouch
[Home] [Commissioners and Staff] [Contacting PERC] [Notices] [Reference] [Appeal Board]

Privacy Notice | Legal Statement