What are the purposes for which a representation petition may be filed?

Pursuant to section 2422.1(a) and 2422.2(a) and (b) and (c):

A representation petition may be filed to request:

  1. an election to determine if employees in an appropriate unit wish to be represented for the purpose of collective bargaining by an exclusive representative

  2. a determination of eligibility for dues allotment  in an appropriate unit without an exclusive representative

  3. an election to determine if employees in a unit no longer wish to be represented for the purpose of collective bargaining by an exclusive representative

  4. to seek clarification or amendment of a recognition or certification then in effect and/or any other matter relating to representation

  5. to consolidate two or more units, with or without an election, in an agency and for which a labor organization is the exclusive representative