Total public member: 5
Method of Appointment: Appointed by Mayor, confirmed by Council
Length of Appointment: 3 years
Residency: Strong preference for DC residents from all 8 wards
Paid board: Stipend
The Board shall have the power to do the following: (1) Resolve unit determination questions and other representation issues (including but not limited to disputes concerning the majority status of a labor organization); (2) Certify and decertify exclusive bargaining representatives; (3) Decide whether unfair labor practices have been committed and issue an appropriate remedial order; (4) Resolve bargaining impasses through fact-finding, final and binding arbitration, or other methods agreed upon by the parties as approved by the Board and to remand disputes if it believes further negotiations are desirable. Arbitration shall not be conducted by the Board itself, but the Board shall provide arbitrators selected at random from a panel or list of arbitrators maintained by the Board and consisting of persons agreed upon by labor and management; (5) Make a determination in disputed cases as to whether a matter is within the scope of collective bargaining.
The members of the Board shall be selected by the Mayor in the following manner: (1) One member shall be chosen from those persons whose names appear upon lists proposed by labor organizations each of which has been granted exclusive recognition for at least 250 District government employees at the time that the Mayor is making his or her selection; (2) One member shall be chosen from a list of at least 2 names proposed by an ad hoc committee appointed by the Mayor representing agency heads within the District government; and (3) Three neutral members, of whom 1 shall be designated by the Mayor as Chairperson, shall be public members.
Public members must be DC residents.
If you are interested in an appointment to this board, please complete the appointment application. A member of our team will contact you to discuss the opportunity.