City and Borough of Juneau
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Juneau, Alaska 99801
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Personnel Board Fact Sheet


Title: Personnel Board

Type of Board/Commission/Committee: Appeal

Affiliated Department: Personnel

Status: Active

Governing Legislation:
-CBJ Charter Section 3.14
-CBJ Code 44.05.060
-Personnel Board Rules of Procedure
-Date Created: July 01, 1970
-Sunset Date: N/A

To reference the general rules of procedure and informational booklet for all boards, please see the documents available on the General Board Information page.

Description: 44.05.060 Personnel board. ... (d) Responsibilities. The personnel board shall hold meetings, conduct hearings, and issue findings and conclusions in employee appeals as provided in the personnel rules. The personnel board may order reinstatement, or the payment of back pay for an employee, or take other action as appropriate. The personnel board may not order the payment of attorneys' fees or costs for either party to an appeal, or the payment of damages, either compensatory, punitive, medical, therapeutic, or otherwise, to an employee. The personnel board may from time to time review and make recommendations to the manager on the personnel rules and amendments to the rules. ... g) Duties of the personnel board . In addition to other duties imposed on the board, it shall administer the policy established by chapter 44.10, entitled "Labor Relations," and shall have duties which shall include: (1) Determining the units appropriate for collective bargaining; (2) Certifying or decertifying of employee organizations as exclusive representatives; (3) Conducting representation elections; (4) Resolving disputes, including mediation and fact finding; (5) Determining the extent of and remedy for unfair labor practices.

Membership: [Below is the new language per Ordinance 2011-03(c) which will be in effect as of April 1, 2011] (a) Board established. There shall be a personnel board composed of five members who shall be appointed by the assembly. All appointments shall be for staggered . three-year terms. No member of the personnel board who has served for three consecutive terms or nine years shall again be eligible for appointment 'until one full year has intervened, provided, however, that this restriction shallnot apply ifthere are no other qualified applicants at the time reappointment is considered by the assembly human resources committee. (b) Qualifications. Members of the personnel board shall be residents of the City and Borough who shall serve without pay. The assembly will seek persons who have experience in the field of employee relations or personnel management to serve on the personnel board. Two seats shall be designated for members with a background in labor, two designated for members with a background in management, and one for a member of the general public. A member of the personnel board shall not be an employee of the City and Borough or a member of employee's immediate family or household or anemployee of any collective bargaining organization which represents any City and Borough employees,other than those employed by the school district. When openings appear for designated labor seats, the Juneau Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, will be asked to provide an endorsement for three applicants it believes meet the qualification to be designated as having "a background in labor" and meet all other requirements of this section 44.05.060(b).

Officers: Chair, Vice Chair, Clerk

Quorum: 3

Term Limits: No member of the personnel board who has served for three consecutive terms or nine years shall again be eligible for appointment until one full year has intervened, provided, however, that this restriction shall not apply: (1) If there are no other qualified applicants at the time reappointment is considered by the assembly human resources committee, or (2) To qualified board members serving in board seats for which a specific occupation or expertise is set forth by ordinance.

Annual Appointment Period (Annual Reports Due): January

Meetings: At the call of the chair upon receipt of an appeal by the Clerks Office.

Special Facts: Revisions to the Personnel Board Rules of Procedure will be up before the Assembly for approval at its April 11, 2011 Regular Meeting.

Staff Contact: City Clerk's Office - 586-5278 - City_Clerk@ci.juneau.ak.us






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