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Efficient, Effective and Accountable Government

Last Updated: 07/14/2021

Provide a capable workforce to execute government functions

Strategy: Provide a capable workforce to execute government functions

Agency: 275 - Public Employment Relations Commission

A001 - Dispute Resolution of Public Employer Labor Disputes

The mission of the Public Employment Relations Commission is to prevent or minimize the disruption to public services by the impartial, timely and expert resolution of labor-management disputes. Approximately 300,000 public employees in Washington have collective bargaining rights, including workers for the state, cities, counties, ports, school districts, community colleges, ferry systems, universities, home care, family care, and public utilities. The agency offers mediation, fact finding, and arbitration services; training in collective bargaining; is responsible for processing representation and unit clarification cases, and adjudicating unfair labor practice cases. All services are provided to our clientele at no cost.

Account FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTE 41.8 41.8 41.8
001 - General Fund
State 2,238,000 2,283,000 4,521,000
415 - Personnel Service Account
State 2,114,000 2,168,000 4,282,000
455 - Higher Education Personnel Services
State 700,000 710,000 1,410,000
489 - Pension Funding Stabilization Acct
State 114,000 114,000 228,000
FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 41.8 41.8 41.8
GFS 2,238,000.0 2,283,000.0 4,521,000.0
Other 2,928,000.0 2,992,000.0 5,920,000.0
Totals 5,166,000.0 5,275,000.0 10,441,000.0

000284 - Litigations

Percentage of public employment-related adjudicative proceedings resolved without court litigation.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 A2 98% 99%
2015-17 A3 99% 99%
2017-19 A2 97% 99%
2017-19 A3 99% 99%
2019-21 A2 100% 99%
2019-21 A3 0% 99%

000334 - Grievances

Precentage of public employment grievances resolved without work stoppages.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 A2 100% 100%
2015-17 A3 100% 100%
2017-19 A2 100% 100%
2017-19 A3 100% 100%
2019-21 A2 100% 100%
2019-21 A3 0% 100%

000476 - Percentage of contract negotiation impasses resolved without work stoppages

Percentage of public employment contract negotiation impasses resolved without work stoppages.
Biennium Period Actual Target
2015-17 A2 98% 98%
2015-17 A3 100% 98%
2017-19 A2 98% 98%
2017-19 A3 93% 98%
2019-21 A2 97% 98%
2019-21 A3 0% 98%