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.

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Board Issues SERB
Opinion 2014-004

SERB issues a Board Opinion in a representation case involving Youngstown State Univ Assoc. of Classified Empl, OEA/NEA and Youngstown State University

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Board Issues SERB
Opinion 2014-003

SERB issues a Board Opinion in a mediation case involving Conneaut Vol. Firefighters Organization and City of Conneaut.

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2015 State Personnel Board of Review Academy
Crowne Plaza • Columbus North - Worthington
February 24, 2015, Tuesday

The State Personnel Board of Review Academy is a one-day conference offered by the State Employment Relations Board (SERB) and the State Personnel Board of Review (SPBR). SPBR is a quasi-judicial Board which generally has jurisdiction over employment matters pertaining to exempt employees in the classified civil service, to non-exempt employees in the classified service who have not been organized and to non-exempt employees whose collective bargaining agreement allows an appeal to the Board. SPBR is a separate entity created by R.C. 124.03 within the administrative structure of SERB.

The conference provides attendees with an overview of basic civil service elements, as well as best practices for participating in administrative hearings and administering due process within the civil service laws.

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2014 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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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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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 Tammy Johnson at Timothea.johnson@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 Here"


Reports and Awards
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2013 Annual Wage Settlement

2014 SERB Annual Report

2014 SERB Health Insurance Rpt

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