Can be filed at any time – it is seeking voluntary recognition by the employer for exclusive recognition for a bargaining unit that is not currently being represented.
- Petition for Amendment of Certification and a Petition for Clarification of Bargaining Unit
Can be filed at any time – these two filings are altering or clarifying the composition of the bargaining unit or its representation in some way.
- Petition for Representation Election – Employee Organization
Can be filed any time if seeking representation for an unrepresented bargaining unit.
Can be filed from 120 days to 90 days of the expiration of a collective bargaining agreement or after the expiration of a collective bargaining agreement if seeking to be the exclusive representative of a bargaining unit already represented.
- Petition for Representation Election – Employer
May be filed by the employer within 21 days of the employee organization’s filing of a Request for Recognition.
- Petition for Decertification Election
Can be filed by an employee in the bargaining unit from 120 days to 90 days before the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement or after the expiration of the bargaining agreement.