Public Employment Relations Commission

Introduction/Agency Overview

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 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.

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 the Chair.

Contacting PERC

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