Act 88 Fact-finding

Identifying the issues, influencing legislation and shaping the debate on key education issues

Act 88 Fact-Finding Outcomes

School districts, intermediate units and vocational-technical schools, professional and nonprofessional units  (updated October 2013)

Year
Appointments
Settled Without Report
Both 
Accept
Both 
Reject
Employer Rejects
Union Rejects
1992
 27
3 (11%)
5 (19%)
5 (19%)
12 (44%)
2 (7%)
1993
70
11 (16%)
13 (19%)
18 (26%)
25 (36%)
3 (4%)
1994
47
11 (23%)
7 (15%)
10 (21%)
15 (32%)
4 (9%)
1995
29
4 (14%)
3 (10%)
12 (41%)
8 (28%)
2 (7%)
1996
36
6 (17%)
5 (14%)
7 (19%)
16 (44%)
2 (6%)
1997
43
6 (14%)
6 (14%)
10 (23%)
15 (35%)
6 (14%)
1998
29
5 (17%)
8 (28%)
5 (17%)
8 (28%)
3 (10%)
1999
27
6 (22%)
9 (33%)
2 (7%)
5 (19%)
5 (19%)
2000
24
0 (0%) 
7 (29%)
8 (33%)
5 (21%)
4 (17%)
2001  22 1 (5%) 11 (50%) 4 (18%) 5 (23%) 1 (5%)
2002 37 6 (16%) 10 (27%) 3 (8%) 13 (35%) 5 (14%)
2003 28* 5 (18%) 11 (39%)
4 (14%)
3 (11%) 5 (18%)
2004 28 7 (25%) 8 (29%) 4 (14%) 5 (18%) 4 (14%)
2005 43* 7 (16%) 9 (21%) 10 (23%) 5 (12%) 12 (28%)
2006 53 12 (23%) 13 (25%) 7 (13%) 16 (30%) 5 (9%)
2007
47
7 (15%)
18 (39%)
7 (15%)
10 (20%)
5 (11%)
2008
36
4 (11%)
8 (22%)
6 (17%)
5 (14%)
13 (36%)
2009
45
2 (5%)
9 (20%)
11 (25%)
14 (30%)
9 (20%)
2010
54
6 (11%)
11 (21%)
21 (38%)
12 (23%)
4 (7%)
2011 27 1 (3%) 7 (26%) 5 (19%) 11 (41%) 3 (11%)
2012 37 1 (3%) 9 (24%) 4 (11%) 11 (30%) 12 (32%)
             
Total Act 88 Cases
789
111 (14%)
187 (24%)
163 (20%)
219 (28%)
109 (14%)

Act 88 Fact-Finding Outcomes information excerpted from Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Labor and Industry Annual Report