Mediation Services
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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 2017-002

SERB issues a Board Opinion in an unfair labor practice case involving Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association and City of Cleveland.

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bullet Board Issues SERB
Opinion 2017-001
SERB issues a Board Opinion in an unfair labor practice case involving Fraternal Order of Police, Ohio Labor Council, Inc. and City of Maple Heights.

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Recent Court of Appeals Decision on Picketing

Harrison Hills

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SPBR Conference
March 23, 2018

The SPBR Conference is for those managing exempt employees in the classified civil service and non-exempt employees in the classified service. This conference also applies to those having collective bargaining agreements that allow for an appeal to the SPBR Board.

Content is presented by professionals in the field who speak from the perspective of daily experience.



Employee Org Reporting Requirements
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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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image Clearinghouse Guide

image Current Contracts

image Contract Data Summary Sheets

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
Annual Reports

2016 Annual Wage Settlement

2017 SERB Annual Report

2017 SERB Health Insurance Rpt