7300 Agricultural Labor Relations Board
Program Descriptions


The main objective of the Office of the Board is to administer, interpret, and enforce the Agricultural Labor Relations Act. The Office of the Board holds evidentiary hearings and adjudicates disputes in unfair labor practice cases, as well as disputes arising out of representation elections. The Office of the Board also administers the mandatory mediation law and is vested with the authority to promulgate regulations to implement the Act. When required, the Office of the Board initiates and oversees litigation before the Court of Appeal and grants authority to the General Counsel to take action in Superior Court. The Board, where appropriate, conducts education and outreach activities.