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Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board

Administers the Commonwealth's private and public sector collective bargaining laws, including carrying out administrative and adjudicative responsibilities. Conducts hearings and issues decisions on questions of representation and unfair labor practice charges; conducts union representation elections; appoints fact finders; and provides panels of arbitrators in bargaining disputes involving employees who do not have the right to strike under the Pennsylvania Employees Relations Act (PERA). Represents the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board in court on enforcement matters and in appeals from Board decisions.