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ERB Forms & Filing Instructions

Filing with ERB

Select the form that corresponds to your filing type and following the filing instructions specific to that form.

Filing Methods: eFile your unfair labor practice complaint, request for Conciliation services, or petition for representation or unit changes (with any attachments) via our online *ERB Case Management System (CMS). You may also file by email sent to

To file an unfair labor practice complaint, you must submit a **$300 fee with your filing.

Once submitted, you will receive an auto-reply email indicating that your case has been initiated, or if filed via, you will receive a confirmation email that your filing was received. If you do not receive an auto-reply shortly after submitting your filing, please send an email to

*Filing through CMS is preferred.  If you have questions about setting up an account or efiling with CMS, please contact

**Please note that the filer is responsible for ensuring that the correct documents are properly filed. Any filing that requires a filing fee (such as an unfair labor practice complaint or answer) is not considered filed until payment is received. 

***Note: ERB forms are fillable, however, information is not automatically saved. We suggest to download the form, complete the form and save it, to ensure information populates correctly when filed.

Here are useful links to review ERB rules regarding filing with us:


Click the links below to download appropriate forms and instructions for filing petitions regarding Union Representation:

For language to use for 'Authorization Cards' - please refer to ERB's model "Card Check" language​

Click the links below to download appropriate forms and instructions​ regarding ERB Arbitration Services:

Click the links below to download appropriate forms and instructions​ for requesting ERB Mediation Services for SPRL cases:

The SPRL Guide provides answers to commonly asked questions intended to assist parties who wish to understand how appeals under SPRL are processed.