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Learn about the Employment Relations Board

The current members of the Employment Relations Board, Adam Rhynard (Chair), Lisa Umscheid, and Jennifer Sung, will be conducting information sessions in Bend, Medford, Pendleton, Portland, and Salem. 
The Employment Relations Board administers the Public Employee Collective Bargaining Act (PECBA) and the State Personnel Relations Law (SPRL). Please join us if you would like to learn more about the statutes that we enforce; what to expect when you’re involved in an ERB matter or hearing; and the mediation and training services that we provide. Each session will include time for questions and discussion. The information sessions are open to all managers and labor relations/human resources personnel, labor organization representatives, and public employees.

Bend Session: April 16, 2019, 9:00am to 12:00pm, OSU Cascades, Tykeson Hall Room 207, 1500 SW Chandler Ave, Bend, OR, 97702
Medford Session: April 25, 2019, 9:00am to 12:00pm, RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, Room 129B, 101 South Bartlett St., Medford, OR, 97501
Pendleton Session: May 9, 2019, 9:00am to 12:00pm, Oxford Suites 2400 SW Court Place, Pendleton, OR, 97801 
Portland Session: May 14, 2019, 9:00am to 12:00pm, 601 SW 2nd Avenue, Suite 1930, Portland,OR 97204

Salem Session: May 21, 2019, 9:00am to 12:00pm, Suite 400, 528 Cottage ST. N.E., Salem, OR 97301

Registration Deadline: April 2, 2019. The sessions are free, but we request that you register for planning purposes. Each session is subject to a minimum registration of 10.
To register, or to request more information, email April Bathurst at


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