Union Effects Essay

897 Words Feb 27th, 2013 4 Pages
The Effects of a Union
R. Butler
HRM 531
November 12, 2012
Melany Felton

The Effects of a Union
California Correctional Peace Officers Association (CCPOA) represents correctional officers of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation along with correctional officers of the California Youth Authority. Supervisors of both departments have the right to join CCPOA, for representation, under what is called the “Excluded Employees” Representation Act (ccpoa.org). They are dedicated to the profession, elected by membership were each member is a correctional officer who gives them an understanding of correctional issues. Their purpose is to promote harmonious relations between the state of California and its employees, to
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Also it gives the right for all employees to become members of a collective bargaining union without threats from management. Once a union is in place the organization is considered to be unionized.
The National labor Relations Broad (NLRB) was created in 1935, to supervise the elections of union members and to ensure management is not involved in any unfair labor and to give all employees practices. It also gives the right to participate in union activities.
California Correctional Peace Officers Association (CCPOA) begins its process of bargaining with the State of California with a letter sent to the sectary of state and a copy of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The letter and, the MOU is part of negotiations between the state and the correctional officers union The MOU included proposed cost savings immediately to help the state solve some of its budget crisis and not affect the safety and security of the employees. CCPOA believed this would be in the best interest to the state and the union representing the correctional officers. CCPOA has also offered to engage negotiations to reach the terms of the MOU. The MOU is the term used for department of corrections and rehabilitations contract. It is an attempt to resolve any conflicts between the two parties, and to find the best outcome (Bargaining Unit 6 Corrections April 1, 2011 through July 2, 2013).
The State of California uses the department of personnel administration to

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