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New Jersey Administrative Law: NJ Public Employment Relations Commission

Guide to administrative law research for New Jersey

Overview

The Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) administers the New Jersey Employer-Employee Relations Act and oversees the collective bargaining process with public employees.  PERC deals with certain labor relations issues involving public employers, public employees, and unions that represent public employees on issues such as representation matters, the scope of negotiations, unfair practices, mediation, fact-finding and arbitration.

Lexis has a database of PERC opinions from 1969 to the present.

Westlaw has PERC opinions in its New Jersey Public Employee Reporter database from 1969 to the present.  The database also includes relevant state and federal court decisions.