Subchapter 1. Representation Proceedings. Article 7. Severance Request. Severance Request.
(a) An employee organization may file a request to become the exclusive representative of an appropriate unit consisting of a group of employees who are already members of a larger established unit represented by an incumbent exclusive representative by filing a request for recognition in accordance with the provisions of Article 2 (commencing with Section 33050). All provisions of Articles 2 and 3 of this Subchapter shall be applicable to a severance request except as provided in this Article 6.
(b) Whenever the conditions of Government Code Section 3544.1(c) exist, a severance request for recognition or intervention must be filed in accordance with Section 32135 with the employer during the "window period" as defined by Section 33020.
(c) Any amendment to a request for recognition or intervention to add classifications or positions which are included in an established unit must be filed in the manner set out in Section 32135 during the "window period" defined by Section 33020.
Government Code 3541.3(g)
Government Code 3541.3(a), (l)
Government Code 3544
Government Code 3544.1
(Register 2004, No. 24.)